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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Dutch dividend withholding tax reform for COOP structures

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Netherlands recently proposed amendments to the Dutch Dividend Withholding Tax (DWT) Act. The new legislation came into effect on 1 January 2018 and includes changes to the dividend More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Justice demands millions from former Central Bank President

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution (OM) in Curaçao demands a six-month conditional prison sentence, 240-hours community service and a fine of ten million guilders (5.6 million dollars) against the former President More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Ministry of Finance is considering giving a ‘discount’

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Minister of Finance, Kenneth Gijsbertha the Tax Office will give anyone who owes taxes before the period of 2014 a 20% discount on what they owe. This is according to the current plans More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Government will accelerate tax collection

WILLEMSTAD - The government has lost 50 million guilders in recent months because economic growth is lagging behind. This is what the Minister of Finance Kenneth Gijsbertha reported to the Parliament of Curaçao More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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Braam: “Both maintenance expenses and fire insurance must be deductible from income tax”

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Member of Parliament for Korsou di Nos Tur (KdNT) Dr. Edward Braam, a system must be introduced immediately, whereby maintenance expenses and fire insurance can be deducted from income More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Many drivers have not paid their road tax yet

WILLEMSTAD - Less than a third of those who pay road tax have not done so yet. This is according to the Receiver of Taxes Alfonso Trona. Officially yesterday was the last day to pay the road tax for this year of More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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The Netherlands is Europe’s biggest tax haven according to Oxfam Novib; Curaçao 8th biggest tax have in the world

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Netherlands is the biggest tax haven in the European Union and the third biggest in the world, according to Oxfam Novib's list of the 15 biggest tax havens in the world. Worldwide, only More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Tax Accountants Bureau (BAB) auditing apartments offered to tourists

The CTB announces ... WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently called a press conference to provide information on their apartment certification program as well as on compliance with sales-tax regulations More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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PWC: New legislation Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Parliament of Curaçao recently approved comprehensive and far-reaching changes to a number of tax laws. Based on the amendment of the law, it will be possible to save for a pension using a bank account, More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Goods declaration at airport adjusted

WILLEMSTAD – The declaration of goods at the Curaçao airport has been adjusted to fit the new arrivals hall, which was inaugurated last week. This is according to a press release emitted by Customs. Newly purchased More...