Recent comments by a government official that the Netherlands may change its tax treatment of bitcoin transactions (buying and selling bitcoins) is prompting quite a lot of comment.
From the link, there are a number of bitcoin related projects ongoing — and
The establishment of payment processor BitPay’s European headquarters in Amsterdam was a reason. Another reason was the presence of analytics platform BlockTrail, brokerage Bitonic, and the exchange CleverCoin.
The future appears promising for digital currencies in the country.
those clever Dutch!