Date: Tuesday June 16, 2020
Place: Little League Stadium, Philipsburg
1. Opening & welcome
2. Update on Union’s counter proposal of June 1, 2020
3. Status of the 2020 vacation allowance
4. The way forward
5. Official close
TOGETHER WE STRUGGLE, TOGETHER WE ACHIEVE!
UNITY & SOLIDARITY FOREVER!
Riegnald “Bakari” Arrindell
The Tax Administration would like to inform the general public of the revised opening hours effective JUNE 1, 2020.
The revised opening hours are as follows:
The INSPECTORATE OF TAXES will be open
Monday to Friday from 8 am to 2 pm.
The RECEIVERS OFFICE, COLLECTION OFFICERS, will continue to be available ONLY by email or telephone from 8 am to 2 pm.
THE RECEIVERS OFFICE, CASHIERS will be open Monday to Friday for cash and maestro payments only from 8:30 am to 1 pm in Philipsburg and 8:30 am to 12 pm in Simpson Bay. Payments by check are only possible using the dropbox at both locations.
Please continue to adhere to the safety protocols which include hand sanitizing upon entrance, the wearing of a mask and maintaining the desired social (physical) distance of 2 meters from each other.
Only 10 people may stand in line (or be seated in the specified seats) at a time in the Vineyard Building.
The Windward Islands Bank (WIB) continues to support clients in difficult times and has opted to automatically extend the moratorium with 3 months (June, July and August 2020) to provide immediate financial relief to our customers, with no additional charges and or interest.
During the months of June, July and August 2020 WIB will extend the moratorium on Personal Loans, Commercial Loans, Mortgage Loans & Credit Cards. This entails that the client’s monthly payment (on principal and interest) will be deferred for 3 more months (June, July & August) whereby the initial loan term will be extended with the same number of months as the additional grace period. The monthly payments (principal and interest) remain the same.
For Sint Maarten clients including commercial clients on Statia and Saba, the adjustment will be done automatically while Statia and Saba clients with personal loans, personal mortgages and personal credit cards, need to Opt-In if they want to make use of this moratorium (loans and mortgages in arrears for more than 90 consecutive days are not eligible for the moratorium).
OPT-OUT SINT MAARTEN
OPT-IN STATIA & SABA (Personal Loans, Personal Mortgages and Personal Credit Cards)
Important note: The opt-in requests for Statia and Saba is applicable for personal loans, personal mortgages and personal credit cards only and will be evaluated as per the stipulated lending guidelines of the Bank. The clients will be duly informed of the decision.
When submitting your request, please indicate your full first name, last name, address and phone number (fixed and/or mobile) and provide the loan number of each respective loan and/or mortgage and/ or credit card number to which the opt-in is applicable to. The correct information is required for your request to be processed accordingly.
Corporate Clients for Sint Maarten, Statia and Saba that are wishing to Opt-out are requested to email
At Windward Islands Bank, we continue doing our utmost to assist you with your financial needs in these difficult times.
For further assistance: