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Netherlands Publishes Decree for Extended COVID-19 Support Measures — Orbitax Tax News & Alerts

The Netherlands has published the Decree of 28 June 2021 in the Official Gazette, which is an update of a prior decree providing for the extension of several COVID-19 support measures. This includes an extension to 30 September 2021 of the 0% VAT rate for COVID-19 vaccines and test kits and face masks, as well as the VAT exemption for supplies for personnel to care for and nurse persons in qualifying institutions. The decree also provides for the extension of the tax payment deferral option to 1 October 2021 as previously reported, and various other support measures for COVID-19.