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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
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Head tax cruise passengers goes up

WILLEMSTAD - The so-called head tax paid by passengers of cruise ships, goes up. This is how the construction of the second mega pier will be funded. Eventually, each cruise passenger will have to pay eight dollars. More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Curaçao shares tax data US citizens with the US

WILLEMSTAD - The intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between Curaçao, a low-tax Caribbean territory, and the United States implementing the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is now in force. FATCA, enacted More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Taxes online starting 2017

WILLEMSTAD – Tax returns can be done online. It is not necessary to go to the tax office anymore. Business owners have been able to file their tax returns for a while now, but now it is also possible for individuals More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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BAB is stricter with inspections cashier receipt

WILLEMSTAD – Starting August 1 of this year, the Tax Accountants Office (BAB) will have a stricter inspection policy on store owners. According to the BAB, a large group of store owners are evading taxes by not More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Customs enters paperless era

WILLEMSTAD - Starting this week, those who have to prepare their declaration when importing goods can do it using the new digital Customs Asycuda system. They don’t have to bring it to the customs office like More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 6th, 2016
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Tax Revenue for the first three months of the year disappointing

WILLEMSTAD – In the first three months of this year, the tax revenue from Curaçao lagged behind the projections in the budget. Especially the salary tax was disappointing: 9.8 million guilders lower than expected. In More...