Tax and Customs Administration

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Tax and Customs Administration
Logo Belastingdienst.svg
Belastingdienst Amsterdam 2.JPG
Belastingdienst building, Amsterdam
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Netherlands
Motto Leuker kunnen we het niet maken, wel makkelijker ("We cannot make it more fun, but we can make it easier")
Parent department Ministry of Finance

The Tax and Customs Administration (Dutch: Belastingdienst) is the tax collection and customs (Dutch: Douane) service of the government of the Netherlands. Part of the Ministry of Finance, it is responsible for supervising the import, export and transit of goods, detecting fiscal, economic and financial fraud, levying and collecting taxes, and paying out income-related benefits for childcare, rent and health care.[1]