17. Other current receivables

At December 31, 2014, other current receivables amounted to €168,211 thousand, a net increase of €18,901 thousand compared to December 31, 2013, and consisted of the following:

(€ thousand)At December 31, 2014At December 31, 2013Change
Receivables from Group companies for consolidated Italian corporate tax 46,748 44,677 2,071
Receivables from Group companies for consolidated UK corporate tax 8,931 2,526 6,405
VAT receivables 43,822 39,787 4,035
Other indirect and direct taxes 1,153 1,053 100
Other receivables from Group companies and other related parties 56,273 58,258 (1,985)
Other current receivables 11,284 3,009 8,275
Total other current receivables 168,211 149,310 18,901

Receivables from Group companies for consolidated Italian corporate tax relate to taxes calculated on the taxable income contributed by Italian subsidiaries participating in the domestic tax consolidation program.

Receivables from Group companies for consolidated UK corporate tax relate to taxes calculated on the taxable income contributed by UK subsidiaries participating in the domestic tax consolidation program.

VAT receivables essentially relate to VAT credits for Italian subsidiaries participating in the VAT tax consolidation.

Other receivables from Group companies and other related parties relate mainly to dividend declared in December 2014 for €53,043 thousand and in December 2013 for €46,770 paid in January 2015 and January 2014 respectively by CNH Industrial Europe Holding S.A.

Other current receivables are almost entirely due within one year.