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Dutch Failure To Curb Tax Dodging Hurt EU, Lawmaker Says

By Todd Buell · June 13, 2018, 12:25 PM EDT

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte took heat Wednesday from members of the European Parliament over his country’s alleged failures to combat tax dodging, with one lawmaker laying the blame on his country for exacerbating the pain of austerity policies during the financial crisis.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte addressed the Netherlands’ tax policies during a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Wednesday. (European Parliament) Rutte spoke at a session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, that was broadcast via webstream.

The Netherlands has...

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