Labor Affairs Unit to Register SSRP Business Payroll – Labor Disputes (Sint Maarten)

Division Labor Affairs & Social Services to host mass intake registration drive for employees who have not received their rightful salary payment in line with the SSRP Business Payroll Support Program launched by the Government of Sint Maarten in May 2020. The SSRP Business Payroll Support is an initiative put in place to assist eligible businesses who have suffered income loss due to the pandemic – COVID 2019. Businesses (the ...
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June 30th is the deadline for Cessantia payments: new procedure (Sint Maarten)

June 30th is the deadline for Cessantia payments. A new procedure applies regarding the Cessantia-formalities: no declaration form has to be submitted, only payment required. This has been announced on the facebook page of the SZV Social & Health Insurances (SZV). The deadline reminder for the Cessantia payment has also been posted on the website of the SZV. Cessantia, or severance pay, is the compensation that an employer is obligated ...
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Denied SSRP support can be appealed (Sint Maarten)

The Government of Sint Maarten reminds the public that their denied applications for Sint Maarten Stimulus & Relief Plan (SSRP) can be appealed with the executing bodies. This has been announced in a press release dated June 24th, 2020 on the website of the Government. SZV is the executing authority for the Business Payroll Support. Employers who have been denied payroll or lockdown support can submit their appeal via the SZV ...
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Introduction of new conditions for continued financing of Business Payroll Support (Sint Maarten)

The Sint Maarten Stimulus Support and Relief Program (SSRP) will be following new regulations starting June 1st, 2020. On May 13th the Netherlands sent conditions for receiving liquidity support for COVID-19. This included adjustments in the current SSRP structure and execution. This was announced in a press release posted on the website of the Government of Sint Maarten on June 24th, 2020. The Payroll Support Plan will subsidize a maximum ...
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SSRP helpdesk available at the Government building for Covid-19 unemployment support (Sint Maarten)

The Ministry of Finance reminds all of the SSRP applicants for COVID-19 Unemployment Support that the Helpdesk at the Government is open on Monday through Friday to help with applications for individuals who are unable to upload the requisite documents. At 12:30 applicants can receive a number and will be assisted from 13:00 – 16:00. This has been announced in a press release dated 11 June 2020 on the website ...
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Advies Cft bij de vastgestelde landsbegroting 2020 van Sint Maarten

Bij brief d.d. 20 mei 2020 aan de minister van Financiën van Sint Maarten heeft het College financieel toezicht Curaçao en Sint Maarten (Cft) advies uitgebracht bij de vastgestelde begroting 2020 van Sint Maarten. De Landsverordening van 1 mei 2020 tot vaststelling van de Begroting van het land Sint Maarten voor het dienstjaar 2020 (Landsverordening begroting 2020) is op 5 mei 2020 uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Afkondingsblad van Sint ...
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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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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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Landsbegroting 2020 gepubliceerd in het Afkondigingsblad (Sint Maarten)

Op 5 mei 2020 is de Landsverordening van 01 mei 2020 tot vaststelling van de Begroting van het land Sint Maarten voor het dienstjaar 2020 (Landsverordening begroting 2020) uitgegeven en geplaatst in het Afkondingsblad van Sint Maarten, jaargang 2020, no. 25 (AB 2020 no. 25). Deze landsverordening treedt, gezien het spoedeisend belang hiervan als bedoeld in artikel 127, derde lid, van de Staatsregeling, in werking met ingang van de eerste ...
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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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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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Ontwerpbegroting 2020 aangeboden aan de Staten: overzicht van belastingaangelegenheden (Sint Maarten)

Bij schrijven van 17 april 2020 heeft de Gouverneur van Sint Maarten de ontwerplandsverordening tot vaststelling van de Begroting van het land Sint Maarten voor het dienstjaar 2020 (Landsverordening begroting 2020) (Zittingsjaar 2019-2020-136) aangeboden aan de Staten van Sint Maarten. In deze uitgave van het CFN rapporteren wij over de in het begrotingsvoorstel vervatte belastingaangelegenheden, mede aan de hand van hetgeen in de toelichting  bij het ontwerp door de regering ...
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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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