This advice entitled “Registration transactions port and taxation” is an unsolicited advice for the Honorable Prime-Minister, W. Marlin, the Minister of Finance Mr. R. Gibson, the Minister of Justice Mr. E. G. Kirindongo, the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication Mrs. I. Arrindell.
In this advice the Social Economic Council (hereafter SER) advises government not to raise Turn over Tax and to continue or even accelerate the implementation of the automated system for customs data ASYCUDA.
In reply to your request for advice, dated June 10th 2014, concerning the remittance of taxes (in Dutch:” Ontwerp Landsverordening Kwijtschelden belastingschulden”) the Social Economic Council (SER) informs you as follows:
This advice is a solicited advice at the request of the parliament of Sint Maarten. The request originates with the United People’s Party faction and reached the SER through the then chairman of parliament, drs. R. E. Samuel.
The SER advises government to focus on efforts to update and interlink government databases in such a way that the taxpayers’ data to be entered into the motor vehicle registration system is ensured to be valid, and will be kept up to date continuously.