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Landfill tax

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you operate a waste processing plant that has a landfill site or own a waste incineration plant, you are required to pay a landfill taxExternal link (in Dutch). You can pass on these costs to your clients. Do you export waste to a landfill site or incineration plant, then you must also pay waste disposal tax.

Waste processing businesses must fileExternal link and calculateExternal link (in Dutch) this tax themselves.

You won't have to pay any landfill or waste disposal tax for recycled waste.

Recycling and waste management are priority topics for the EU, and the coming years will see a shift towards extended producer responsibility and recycling of waste. You can find more information on these ambitions on the Rijkswaterstaat Environment websiteExternal link.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO