Tag archive for ‘2019 budget’
Websites for Dummies
By The Publisher On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Websites for dummies (UPDATED)

By Hilbert Haar Technology is wonderful. I can be anywhere in the world, watch what is happening anywhere else and write about it. Organizations – like the parliament and the government of St. Maarten – use More...

St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP on Nomination Day - 20180105 HH
By The Publisher On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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SMCP supports lowering MP salaries by 10%

PHILIPSBURG — In a press release today, St. Maarten Christian Party SMCP announced that it still stands firm on its position with regard to the reduction of the salaries of Members of Parliament. “Initially More...

Philipsburg - Capital of Dutch St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Collection long lease fees seems problematic

PHILIPSBURG — The government has issued 2,955 long lease contracts for land that covers 4.87 square kilometers of land; this is 14.3 percent of St. Maarten’s total area of 34 square kilometers. The annual More...

Administration building
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Civil service operates at 70 percent

PHILIPSBURG — The civil service currently employs 1,685 people divided over seven ministries and there are 710 vacancies. If all vacancies were filled, the civil service would be 2,395 strong. This appears More...

Hole in the bucket
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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There is a hole in the budget

POND ISLAND — The draft 2019 budget closes with a deficit of 67.2 million guilders. The government projects 478.8 million in expenditures this year and 411.6 million guilders in revenue. The tax office project More...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Draft 2019 budget closes with 67.2 million deficit

PHILIPSBURG — The draft 2019 budget closes with a deficit of 67.2 million guilders. The government projects 478.8 million in expenditures this year and 411.6 million guilders in revenue. According to the More...

Finance Minister Perry Geerlings 20180717
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...