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Dog tax

The dog tax is one of the oldest taxes that municipal authorities may levy. The RBG levies dog tax to increase municipal income. And to ensure that there are too many dogs in the city. No performance of the municipal authorities is required in return. But the municipal authorities often use some of the money for dog policy development and implementation.

For whom?

Each household in Schiedam and Vlaardingen that have a dog. The tax is listed on the combination tax bill and is in the name of the person also paying the other taxes.

How is the tax calculated?

You pay tax for each dog. A lower rate for the first dog and a higher rate per dog for the other dogs.

You pay a fixed annual rate for each dog.


Vlaardingen: rates 2021

Schiedam: rate 2021

Exempion possible?

No. Exemption is not possible.

Frequently asked questions

Dog tax