Road tax & license plates 2021 Saba (Caribisch Nederland – Saba)

The road tax and license plates 2021 have been announced in Public Notice no. 1-21 of the Executive Council of the public entity Saba. The public notice (see below) has been published on the facebookpage of the public entity. Click here for a link to the relevant post. All motor vehicles must carry the red sticker by March 1st, 2021 and must carry the gray sticker by July 1st, 2021 ...
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Kamerbrief staatssecretaris BZK inzake zorgen eilandsraad Saba over budget openbaar lichaam (Caribisch Nederland – Saba)

De staatssecretaris van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties (BZK) heeft bij brief van 27 november 2020 gereageerd op het verzoek van de vaste commissie voor Koninkrijksrelaties van 2 september 2020 om een reactie te geven op een brief van het Openbaar Lichaam Saba (OLS) waarin de eilandsraad zijn zorgen over de ontoereikendheid van het structureel beschikbare budget van het openbaar lichaam met de Tweede Kamer heeft gedeeld. De staatssecretaris geeft, kort ...
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Additional USD 1.5 million financial support for Saba, inter alia to compensate Saba’s largely diminished tax revenues (Caribisch Nederland – Saba)

Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops visited Saba on Wednesday, November 4 and Thursday, November 5. He met with government officials, the Saba Business Association, went to the site of the new harbor project, and he pledged financial support to Saba for a total amount of US $1.5 million. While on the island, Knops signed two documents in which he committed to make additional financial ...
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Saba reports 2019 deficit “because of the lack of structural funding from the Netherlands”. It lacks the ability to generate more own income, increasing local levies and implementing local property taxes would have major consequences for an already fragile community and business sector, Saba Finance Commissioner says (Caribisch Nederland – Saba)

The Public Entity Saba was again able to achieve an unqualified audit opinion of its 2019 year report, and while the financial statements once more meet the requirements stated in the law, the Saba Government was left no other choice than to present a document with a deficit of just over USD 621,000 because of the lack of structural funding from the Netherlands. This was announced in a press release ...
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