8.2 Million Guilders paid in Stimulus Support. Application for Business Payroll Support is extended to May 31st (Sint Maarten)

Application for Business Payroll Support has been extended to May 31st. The deadline for April payment for COVID-19 Unemployment and Income Support ended May 10th 2020. Payments for the stimulus relief began on May 19th. Thus far 352 companies have received support and an amount of 8.2 Million Guilders has been paid in Stimulus Support. This was announced in a press release posted on the website of the Government of ...
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Official Publication of the Payroll Support Plan (AB 2020 no. 29). Stimulus payments to begin (Sint Maarten)

On 14 May 2020 the ministerial regulation dated 13 May 2020 formalizing the Payroll Support Plan – in Dutch: ‘Tijdelijke regeling payroll ondersteuning’ – has been published in the Official Publication of Sint Maarten (AB 2020 no. 29). The ministerial regulation, which allows SZV to carry out the payroll program on behalf of Government, is the final mutually agreed format of the legal basis. The approval of the 2020 budget (AB ...
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Openingstijden Front Office Hof van Justitie 11 tot en met 15 mei (Curaçao)

Het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie heeft in de lokale dagbladen de openingstijden van de balie van het Hof van Justitie (vestiging Curaçao) voor de week van maandag 11 mei tot en met vrijdag 15 mei 2020 bekendgemaakt. De door het Hof geplaatste bekendmaking luidt als volgt: “Openingstijden Front Office Hof van Justitie 11 t/m 15 mei 2020 Maandag       8:00 – 12:00 uur Dinsdag         8:00 – 12:00 uur Woensdag     8:00 – ...
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COVID-19 unemployed support: May 10th deadline to qualify for April payment (Sint Maarten)

The Ministry of Finance reminds the public that there is “COVID-19 Unemployment Support” for those that have lost their job due to the current pandemic brought on by COVID-19. The Unemployment Support Program will pay ANG. 1,150 per month to qualifying individuals. May 10th is the deadline to qualify for April payment. This was announced in a press release dated 7 May 2020 posted on the website of the Government. The ...
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Income support for sole proprietors, vendor license holders, bus and independent taxi and tour drivers in full swing. Ministry of Finance reminds to apply and resubmit every month before the 22nd (Sint Maarten)

The Ministry of Finance reminds to apply for the Income Support for Sole Proprietors, Vendor License Holders, Bus and Independent Taxi and Tour Drivers under the Sint Maarten Stimulus & Relief Plan (SSRP). The Income Support Program will pay ANG. 1,150 per month to qualifying individuals for the months of April, May and June 2020. ​Income support applicants must resubmit every month before the 22nd. This was announced in a press ...
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Final extension application deadline for Business Payroll Support. Execution of the support plan in full progress (Sint Maarten)

The Minister of Finance has announced that the application deadline for Business Payroll Support under the Sint Maarten Stimulus & Relief Plan (SSRP) has been extended. The new application deadline is Wednesday May 6, 2020 midnight. This is a final extension for the first month (April 2020) of Business Payroll Support. For more information regarding the extension of the application deadline, click here for the press release of the Minister ...
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Vanaf 4 mei ‘tweemeter-rechtspraak’ bij het Stadhuis

De afgelopen maand zijn de meeste zittingen bij het Stadhuis (Hof van Justitie) zowel in eerste aanleg als in hoger beroep langs digitale weg behandeld. Dit in verband met de overheidsmaatregelen om verspreiding van het coronavirus Covid-19 te voorkomen. Inmiddels zijn, na overleg met de dienst G&Gz (voorheen GGD), voorzieningen getroffen waardoor er vanaf 4 mei voor de meeste zaken weer gewone ´fysieke’ zittingen kunnen worden gehouden. Zo is bekendgemaakt ...
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Deadline applying for Business Payroll Support under the Stimulus & Relief Plan (SSRP) has been moved from April 24th to May 1st. Payment for March declarations has also been extended to May 4th (Sint Maarten)

The Ministry of Finance of Sint Maarten reminds the public that when applying for Business Payroll Support under the Sint Maarten Stimulus & Relief Plan (SSRP), the deadline has been moved from April 24th to May 1st. Though it is a holiday, the ministry would like to assure everyone that online submissions will be accepted. Payment for March declarations has also been extended to May 4th. This was announced with ...
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Website Stimulus & Relief Plan launched (Sint Maarten)

Yesterday the website of the SSRP Sint Maarten Stimulus & Relief Plan (SSRP) was launched: www.ssrp.sx. The release of the SSRP and the launch of the website has been announced with a press release on the website of the Government. Economies across the world have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and St. Maarten is no exception. The necessary measures of closing the borders in order to control the ...
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Information and application process Payroll Support Plan for employers on website SZV (Sint Maarten)

The SZV Social & Health Insurances (Uitvoeringsorgaan Sociale en Ziektekosten Verzekeringen) has posted on its website information for employers with respect to the Government’s Payroll Support Plan. The SZV has been entrusted by the Government of Sint Maarten to execute the Covid-19 Stimulus Payroll Support Plan on behalf of the Government. To support businesses that are facing revenue losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to assist in the prevention ...
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SZV: declare and pay March 2020 ZV/OV premiums no later than May 4, 2020 (original due date was April 15, 2020) (Sint Maarten)

The SZV Social & Health Insurances (Uitvoeringsorgaan Sociale en Ziektekosten Verzekeringen) has recently posted on its website important information for employers with respect to the March 2020 ZV/OV declaration and payment: “MARCH 2020 ZV/OV DECLARATION AND PAYMENT Important information for employers Please take note of this important information regarding declaration and payment of your March 2020 ZV/OV premiums: - Declare and pay your ZV/OV premiums no later than May 4, 2020 ...
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SZV: as of April 6, 2020 employee mutations can be submitted via the Employer Portal (Sint Maarten)

The SZV Social & Health Insurances (Uitvoeringsorgaan Sociale en Ziektekosten Verzekeringen) has recently finalized the development of the employee mutation function to its Employer Portal. This new feature allows employers to submit their employee mutations digitally via the Employer Portal, as was announced on the website of the SZV. According to the announcement: - Employers with an active account can make use of this new feature as of April 6, 2020. - ...
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Balie (Front Office) van de vestiging Curaçao van het Hof van Justitie gesloten voor publiek (Curaçao)

De balie (Front Office) van de vestiging Curaçao van het Hof van Justitie is vanaf maandag 30 maart 2020, in navolging van de maatregelen van de overheid, voor tenminste twee weken gesloten voor publiek. Dit is door het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie met een persbericht bekendgemaakt. Verder uit het persbericht: “Indienen van stukken Processtukken  moeten digitaal worden ingediend op e-mail focur@caribjustitia.org. Voor meer informatie hierover bekijk de website: www.gemhofvanjustitie.org/corona.  Indien ...
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Aangepaste dienstverlening Hof van Justitie verlengd tot nader order

De aangepaste dienstverlening van het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie van Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten en van Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba blijft tot nader order van kracht. Dit heeft het crisisteam van het Hof besloten. Het Hof houdt de ontwikkelingen en maatregelen van de landen nauw in de gaten en zal indien nodig het beleid aanpassen. Dit is bekendgemaakt met een persbericht dat gisteren is verspreid. Vooralsnog blijven de vestigingen ...
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SZV announces adjusted procedures and contact options for SZV services, inter alia for employers premiums declarations, payments and objections (Sint Maarten)

The SZV Social & Health Insurances (Uitvoeringsorgaan Sociale en Ziektekosten Verzekeringen) has announced adjusted procedures and contact options for SZV services. The adjusted procedures also concern the declaration and payment by employers of social premiums. With respect to the payment of cessantia, health and social premiums, click here to go directly to the relevant information page on the website of the SZV. For requests and inquiries regarding company registration, click ...
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