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Saba co-signs culture covenant

Dutch State Secretary of Culture and Media Gunay Uslu and the public entities Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba on Tuesday signed a culture covenant. In this agreement, the four parties committed to taking joint responsibility for the cultural infrastructure in the Caribbean Netherlands. Parties want to bring a change towards …

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Attention for social projects during visit to the Netherlands

During a recent visit to the Netherlands, Senior Social Worker Lucrecia Paulina of the Public Entity Saba had several meetings to discuss investments and assistance for social projects on Saba in areas such as poverty, domestic violence, budgeting, as well as culture. Together with Island Secretary Tim Muller, Paulina had …

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Much higher untaxed sum for Caribbean Netherlands

Residents of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba can look for­ward to a large increase of the so-called untaxed sum (“belastingvrije som”), the amount over which people don’t have to pay wage or income taxes, per January 1, 2023. Dutch State Secretary of Finance in charge of taxes Mamix van Rij …

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