Finance Minister Ardwell Irion in Parliament on Thursday.
~ 12.5% VAT off the table ~
PHILIPSBURG--If a proposal currently on the table goes into effect, consumers purchasing items online such as from Amazon will be required to pay a 7.5 per cent tax on the items, they buy on the world wide web.
Dutch caretaker State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops. File photo.
THE HAGUE--The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants clarity on media reports that civil servants assisted Dutch caretaker State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops in dealing with a private matter.
UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams in Parliament on Wednesday.
PHILIPSBURG--United Democrats (UD) Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams on Wednesday chided government for its “lackadaisical” attitude towards the country’s highest legislative body, stating that government is taking the Parliament of St. Maarten for granted.
Photo shows the section of land at Over the Bank.
PHILIPSBURG--Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel has expressed concern over the move by Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI Egbert Doran to allocate parcels of land in the ‘Over the Bank’ area without honouring the existing plans, dating back to 2016, to grant the same land to 54 persons.
Governor Eugene Holiday (at podium) delivering his remarks during the opening of the new Parliamentary year on Tuesday.
PHILIPSBURG--The new Parliamentary year 2021-2022 opened on Tuesday with Governor Eugene Holiday outlining some of government’s plans for the various sectors.