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Emergency regulation SZW and Income tax

Anyone who received a benefit in 2020 through the SZW Emergency regulation must pay income tax on this. There are two ways in which this emergency regulation was paid. Payment via employer If your employer could not (fully) keep you working due to the coronavirus, he or she could bring …

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Caribbean Netherlands tourism hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

Tour­ism in the Caribbean Netherlands was heavily impacted in 2020 by the measures and flight restric­tions due to the COVID-19 pan­demic. The number of visitors who flew to St. Eustatius and Saba last year was down by 69 and 67 per cent, respectively, relative to 2019. In Bonaire, 58 per cent …

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Dave Levenstone is #1300

Uncle Dave took a long time before he decided to take his jab and resulted in number 1300. His comments: “I good to go. Sugar City ah home me want to come. New York calling me now. Uncle ain’t feel nothing. I am encouraging everyone to come and get their …

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Women’s Day celebration this Saturday

International Women’s Day will be celebrated on Saba this Saturday evening, March 6 at Tropics Café with drinks, food, music, and an award ceremony. All women on Saba are welcome to attend the festivities from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm which are hosted by Commissioner of Gender Affairs Rolando Wilson …

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Marion Veneberg new BES Chief Prosecutor

Marian Veneberg will be the new Chief Prosecutor for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba The kingdom Council of Ministers decided on Friday to nominate her for appointment on the proposal of Minister of Justice and Security Ferd Grapperhaus. Veneberg was born in 1961 and will start as Chief Prosecutor for …

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