Besides reducing social security charges on employers, the Holland government seems to be clueless on what to do.
Should we give them advice or should we let them sink? Being realistic, we do not think that our party can be in a position to make changes directly today. And if these changes are not made, it may be a bit late.
A simple first lot of suggestions for Mr. Holland would be to do the following. These suggestions could also be taken by the Greeks, the Spanish, the Portuguese and any others who may want them.
d. Germany, who for decades was on a 15% VAT finally got wise and increased its VAT to 19% a few years ago.
d. Note when Germany increased its VAT rate to 19%, it used a part of the increased taxes to reduce social security charges on employers.