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13:36 Apr 4, 2008
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law: Taxation & Customs / flowers
Dutch term or phrase: vakheffing
Vakheffing aankoop / vakheffing verkoop
Heather Lane

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4professional dues
Kate Hudson
3trade (association) levy
xxxAdrian MM.



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professional dues

U betaald per jaar vakheffing aan een produktschap of bedrijfsschap.
Rather like trade union dues (membership contribution)

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trade (association) levy

A flowery term, perhaps linked to the financial need to support the horticultural trade in the Netherlands.

Example sentence(s):
  • De vakheffing voor telers van bloembollen gaat met ingang van 1juni omlaag van 1,5 naar 1,3%. ... Hierdoor kan de vakheffing met 0,2
  • The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) called for a trade levy that would "directly fund the enforcement activity that we are having to undertake ...

    Reference: http://www.agriholland.nl/nieuws/artikel.html?id=87837&prn=1
    Reference: http://www.eurograduate.com/lifestyle/article.asp?id=1097&pi...
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