Finance Minister confirms Draft Budget Amendment is on track

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, says the second Draft Budget Amendment 2018 will be presented to Parliament of Sint Maarten for approval by November 15th, as originally scheduled. The Second Draft Budget Amendment will go to the Council of Ministers (COM), Tuesday next week for approval along with the “Nader Rapport,” More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Financial supervisor severely criticizes draft budget amendment

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – The board financial supervision (Cft) has expressed severe criticism about the draft amendment to St. Maarten’s 2018 budget. In a ten-page letter to Finance Minister Perry Geerlings More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Turnover Tax will soon become a curiosity

Dear Sir, The report in your newspaper on tax reform discussions in parliament indicated that the view of the present government is to stick to the Turnover Tax model and to avoid working in the direction of a value More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Minister Geerlings receives Director Tax Administration Caribbean Netherlands

~ ‘Further talks on collaboration as part of the restructuring Tax Office’ ~ Philipsburg – Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings received Nichalin Martina, Director of Belastingdienst Caribisch Nederland (B/CN) More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Minister of Finance received visit and update from Kadaster management team

PHILIPSBURG — The management team of the Kadaster and Mortgage Custodian Registry on St. Maarten visited Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings at his office on Monday this week to provide an update on the progress More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
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Central Bank warns of counterfeit banknotes in circulation

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG — The Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) recently announced in a public statement that it had been informed that counterfeit 100 guilder banknotes are currently in circulation More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Robert Boekhold appointed as Interim Mortgage Custodian

PHILIPSBURG—Robert Boekhold has officially been appointed as Interim Mortgage Custodian and Acting Director of Kadaster. On Thursday July 26, Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Finance Wilgo Lieveld handed More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Finance Minister clarifies claim of 2019 budget delay

PHILIPSBURG—Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings has every intention of delivering the final budget for 2019 to Parliament of St. Maarten before the December 15, 2018 deadline but says he will take the time necessary More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Notaries accept short term solution for Kadaster

PHILIPSBURG — On Sunday, July 15th, 2018, in an invited comment regarding the expiration of the ultimatum issued by the notaries, minister of Finance, Perry Geerlings, stated that the notaries have accepted More...

Introduction to Ministry
By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Geerlings tells over 100 civil servants restructuring government is a priority

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings outlined critical elements of his strategic plan focused on driving efficiency and restructuring government, during an introductory meeting with over 100 More...