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Tax Inspectorate
By Edition On Friday, February 6th, 2015

A third of drivers have paid vehicle tax

WILLEMSTAD - The collection of vehicle tax is going slow. Of the 85 thousand cars on the island only 32 thousand has paid their tax. That is less than 40 percent. The government gives motorists a month to pay and More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Curaçao and the United States sign agreement to share tax information

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao’s Minister of Finance Jose Jardim and U.S. Consul General James Moore signed today an intergovernmental agreement to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to promote More...

Minister Jose Jardim
By Edition On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Tax reform proposals to parliament

WILLEMSTAD – The parliament of Curaçao will start treating a bill proposal for a tax reform commencing January 1, 2015. The Minister of Finance, Dr. Jose Jardim speaks of a collective burden, improving purchasing More...

By Edition On Monday, November 3rd, 2014

60% sales small and medium businesses to foreign countries

WILLEMSTAD – About 60 % of sales small and medium companies is deposited in foreign accounts. These are mainly businesses with foreign ownership. This fact also became clear after an inspection of the sealed cash More...

svb building
By Edition On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Salaries SVB insured will not be seized

WILLEMSTAD – The Prime Minister of Curacao, Ivar Asjes stated to the media that no burden will be placed on the salary of those who are insured at the Social Insurance Bank (SVB) and who have not complied with More...

By Edition On Monday, April 28th, 2014

Mandatory sealed cash register by August 1

WILLEMSTAD - Tax Accountants Foundation (SBAB) announced that all those who are obligated to have a cash register must have a sealed cash register system by August 1, 2014. Those who are obligated to have a cash More...

Justice Amsterdam
By Edition On Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Dutch ‘Fraud hunter” funnels thousands away through Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - Former prosecutor and prominent member of the political party VVD, Matthieu van S. Has paid himself in recent years, almost a quarter of a million euro through companies established in Curacao and the More...

George Town Cayman
By Edition On Monday, January 27th, 2014

British taxman wants details of Cayman Islands accounts ‘within 30 days’

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- UK taxpayers with undeclared income and capital gains held in the Cayman Islands must provide this information “within 30 days” or face “detailed investigation”, according More...

By Edition On Monday, December 30th, 2013

From property tax to Land value tax starting in 2014

WILLEMSTAD – Property tax will disappear in 2014. It will be replaced, on January 1, by the Land Value Tax (LVT). The purpose of this tax is the taxation of real estate properties. Taxation takes place at the More...

By Edition On Monday, November 4th, 2013

Call for tax treaty with Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD – The interest group for the Curacao International Financial Services (CIFA) wants the government to work on a tax treaty with Venezuela. Reason for this is that currently businesses are paying double More...