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By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Near riot in The Bahamas over proposed tax increases

NASSAU - A near riot broke out in the downtown area of Parliament Square in Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, as hundreds of protestors gathered, tore down steel barricades separating them from security forces More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Ten times the same order: ten times different taxes

WILLEMSTAD - Order the same package ten times from the United States and pay ten times a different amount of taxes. That happened to research agency RE-Quest. They did research on the costs of online shopping. From More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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How to enjoy being an expatriate and still comply with U.S. taxes in Curaçao

Expat living is exciting, but we don't want to make it too exciting.  The good news is that compliance is relatively simple.  Curaçao is a party to FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act). It's possible that More...

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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...