Saba Executive Council also objects to new tax measures

Saba’s Executive Council on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 sent a letter to Dutch State Secretary of Fiscal Affairs and Tax Department Marnix van Rij in which it objected to the new tax measures per January 1, 2022 that are adversely affecting people’s income. In the letter to Van Rij, a …

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Enforcement starts on Single-Use Plastic Ban

On January 1st, 2021, Saba implemented a single-use plastic ban. This ban prohibits the sale or use of plastic bags, plastic single-use plates, single-use plastic containers, plastic utensils, and Styrofoam containers. Bioplastics are also banned. Although sourced from sustainable materials, they are still challenging to break down. By avoiding the …

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Saba scales down to alert level two

Five weeks after Saba moved to the coro­navirus alert level three due to an increase in the number of persons who tested positive for the dis­ease, the public entity Saba scaled down to alert level two from 6:00pm on Friday, January 28. Saba does not have any positive cases of …

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Van Rij asked to explain tax hike

New Dutch State Secretary of Fiscality and the Tax Department Marnix van Rij will have to explain the sudden tax hike in Bonaire, St. Eusta­tius and Saba to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament. The Second Chamber’s Permanent Committee of Finance during a proce­dural meeting on Wednes­day, January 26, approved …

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