Dutch Tax Authority Unlawfully Processes National Identity Numbers

Author:Mr Laurent De Muyter, Undine von Diemar, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk, Bastiaan A. Kout, Jonathon Little, Martin Lotz, Hatziri Minaudier, Selma Olthof, Audrey M. Paquet, Sara Rizzon, Irene Robledo, Elizabeth A. Robertson and Rhys Thomas
Profession:Jones Day

On July 6, the Dutch DPA showed in a study that the Dutch Tax Authority has no legal basis to use the national identity number ("BSN") in the VAT identification number of self-employed persons with a sole proprietorship (source document in Dutch). The Dutch tax authority has to end the infringement as soon as possible or be subject to potential enforcement...

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