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Aruba: Special Tax to Bolster General Sickness Fund

(Feb. 24, 2015) On December 1, 2014, Aruba began to levy a special, monthly 1% tax on most business transactions. The monies collected are to be contributed to Aruba’s General Sickness Fund (Bestemmingsheffing Algemeen Fonds Ziektekosten). (René Offermanns, Aruba: Special Levy to Contribute to General Sickness Fund Introduced, TAX NEWS SERVICE (Jan. 28, 2015), International […]

Aruba: New Ordinance Modifies Tax Law

(Dec. 24, 2014) On November 21, 2014, an ordinance was published in Aruba’s Official Gazette amending the Income, Wage Tax and General Tax Act. (LANDSCOURANT VAN ARUBA [Official Gazette], No. 54 (Nov. 21, 2014), cited by Geert Weber, Aruba: Various Tax Changes Gazetted, TAX NEWS SERVICE (Dec. 17, 2014), International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation online […]

Aruba; Belize: Advisories on Online Gaming

(Jan. 14, 2010) Belize's Ministry of Economic Development, Commerce, Industry, and Consumer Protection recently issued an advisory to warn that it has discovered that a number of online gaming companies are claiming that they hold online gaming licenses, but that the only two companies that are actually officially licensed to operate from the country are […]