Tag archive for ‘Finance’
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By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Tax Department offers new “Online Declarations” possibilities

PHILIPSBURG — The 2019 income tax returns and the 2020 monthly tax forms will soon be available via the online service provided by the Tax Office. Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion met with the Head Tax Administration More...

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By Online Editor On Saturday, October 19th, 2019
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Acting President of CBCS attends introductory meeting with Mr. Ansary

Willemstad/Philipsburg – At the request of the Minister of Finance of Sint Maarten Perry Geerlings, the Acting President of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), Bob Traa attended an introductory 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...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Prime Minister’s address to Parliament on National Recovery & Resilience Plan

PHILIPSBURG, June 21, 2018 – Madam Chair, After months of intensive preparations, I’m pleased to present two important documents to Parliament today: (1) the National Recovery and Resilience Plan of Sint Maarten, More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Budget control and related risks is insufficient; without additional measures a new deficit for 2018 is unavoidable”

Willemstad — During its visit to Curaçao, the Board of financial supervision of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Cft) indicated that more insight and better management are needed in the execution of the budget. More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, February 9th, 2018
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CFT: “An adopted 2018 budget and get the economy rolling again are top priorities for Sint Maarten”

Philipsburg — The Cft board has visited St. Maarten and Saba this week. It was the first visit of Cft after the devastating Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September. On Saba we discussed financial and reconstruction More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Financial management

That the country’s financial management needs improvement is old news. But that the books are altered after the fact is something new. Apparently that happened in 2015 if we go by the letter from the Cft to the More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Richard Gibson looking back on the recent history of St. Maarten

“No one wants to stay on a leaking ship in the middle of the ocean” GREAT BAY – More than twelve years ago, on January 28, 2004, current Minister of Finance Richard Gibson Sr. presented the Lionel B. Scott More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Direct vs Indirect Taxes

All over the internet you come across the same statement: “In 1939 St. Maarten was declared a duty-free port”. Literally, every wiki site and encyclopedic source online about the history of St. Maarten More...