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By Edition On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Income tax must be online as of January 1

WILLEMSTAD – As of January 1, 2019, all taxpayers must file online income tax returns. There is a portal available at If you need help, you can contact a special helpdesk at the tax More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Central Bank presents its financial statements and annual report 2017

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The 2017 financial statements of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) have recently been adopted by the meeting of Entitled Asset holders. A condensed version of these More...

By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Name KPMG disappears from the Dutch Caribbean islands

WILLEMSTAD - Fifty auditors from KPMG Dutch Carribean move to EY Americas. This will put an end to the presence of KPMG the Dutch Caribbean islands. There were months of negotiations about cooperation. KPMG would More...

Vehicle tax
By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

12.5 million guilder vehicle tax still to be collected

WILLEMSTAD - The plan to collect vehicle taxes with new license plates next year is going to be put on hold for the moment. The tax authorities will not be ready on time. An additional 12.5 million Dutch guilders More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Cft: significant deterioration finances in third-quarter

WILLEMSTAD - The Board of Financial Supervision (Cft) announced in a letter to Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha that the financial situation of Curaçao in the third quarter has deteriorated considerably. The More...

By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

RENAC and IFC partner to green the banking sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

PUNTA CANA - The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), an international training provider for green energy technologies, today signed a More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018

Evaluation committee Kingdom Act financial supervision visits the Governor

WILLEMSTAD - On 8 November the evaluation committee of the Dutch Financial Supervision Act paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Curaçao, Her Excellency Lucille George-Wout. In accordance with Article 33, seventh More...

By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018

SOAB confirms that SONA’s financial administration for HNO is fully in order

Accounts over 2013 to 2016 assessed WILLEMSTAD - Last week, SOAB reported after thorough checks that the financial accountability of the HNO by the SONA foundation over the years 2013 up to and including 2016 is More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 5th, 2018

CFT asks about salary cut of St. Maarten politicians

THE HAGUE - The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT wants to know when the St. Maarten government intends to carry out the earlier promise to cut the salaries of ministers and members of Parliament by ten per More...

By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Minister of Finance addresses budget issues in a letter to the CFT

WILLEMSTAD - During the weekly press conference of the Council of Ministers, Kenneth Gijsbertha of Finance explained about his letter to the Committee of Financial Supervision (CFT). The Minister hopes that the More...