Taxes & Legislation for Curaçao

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AOV - General Old Age Insurance

The AOV stands for General Old Age Insurance. This is a national insurance policy that guarantees the provision of a basic pension to those who have…

  • AOV/AWW Curaçao
AWW - General Widow and Orphan Insurance

The abbreviation stands for General Widow and Orphan Insurance. This is a general insurance policy that guarantees financial support to a spouse…

  • AOV/AWW Curaçao
OV - Accident insurance

This insurance is to insure employees by their employers for the costs of medical care and loss of income as a result of an accident. The benefit is…

  • SVB (ZV/OV) Curaçao
BVZ - Basic health insurance

On February 1, 2013, the basic healthcare insurance (BVZ) was introduced for all residents of Curaçao. The basic healthcare insurance, as regulated…

  • BVZ Curaçao
ZV - Compensation in the event of illness

In principle, an employee is entitled to compensation in the event of illness, which is referred to as continued payment of wages in the event of…

  • SVB (ZV/OV) Curaçao
Cessantia

The Cessantia is an insurance for employees against the costs of unemployment through no fault of their own. The insurance entitles you to a one-off…

  • Cessantia Curaçao
AVBZ - Special medical expenses

The AVBZ, popularly known as Lei di Labizjan, is a national insurance policy to which the solidarity principle applies. The law was introduced on 1…

  • AVBZ Curaçao
Social wage limits & Premiums

In addition to the statutory withholding tax, various employee premiums and allowances are also processed and paid to the SVB (executive body) via…

  • Social premium and wage limits Curaçao
Minimum wage

If you work and you are younger than the AOW age, you are entitled to the statutory minimum wage, your employer may not pay you less, but more. The…

  • Minimum wage Curaçao
Pension from employer (APNA)

Every public servant and member of the staff of public-law legal persons and of teaching staff participate in the APC pension scheme. Others can also…

  • Pension Curaçao
Labor Law

Labor law is a specific part of law and forms an integral part of social law. Employment law is about the relationship between an employer and an…

  • Labor law Curaçao
Income tax

Income tax is a tax on persons or entities that varies with respective income or profits. Income tax is generally calculated as the product of a tax…

  • Income tax Curaçao
Wage tax (General)

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2015 Wagetax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2016 Wagetax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2017 Wagetax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2018 Wage tax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2019 Wage tax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
Ex-patriate

The term expats, or expatriate, is generally known and many have a certain image, but a generally accepted definition of this group of foreign…

  • Ex-Patriate Curaçao
Elderly allowance and additional transferable elderly allowance

In the wage tax manual you can read: An employee who has reached the age of 60 at the start of the calendar year is entitled to the elderly…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2020 Wage tax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
2021 Wage tax

Wage tax is a tax deducted by the employer from the employee's wage. The employer pays this tax to the Tax Authorities on behalf of the…

  • Wage tax and fiscal allowances Curaçao
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