Land Assessment Tax 2020 collections are out

ORANJESTAD – The Tax Department has recently mailed the Land Assessment Tax 2020 bills and soon they will arrive in the mail box. The bills are dated June 1st 2020.

The law indicates that the Land Tax can be paid in full at once or in terms.  Please read the invoice accordingly for the payment terms.

Payment terms

Payment terms as stipulated by law:

Land Assessment Tax 2020 dated June 1, 2020:
Payment terms Deadline Amount due according to the law
First 2 payment terms July 1, 2020 50% of the billed amount which covers the 1st and 2nd quarter (January – March and April – June)
Third payment term September 30, 2020

25% of the billed amount that covers the third quarter (July – September)

Fourth term January 4, 2021 25% of the billed amount that covers the last quarter (October – December)
January 4, 2021, is the deadline when the land tax assessment must be fully paid.

Online payment preferred

Payments can be completed in person at the main office of the Tax Department as well as at the MFA’s or by bank transfer.

Despite the payment options at the cashier, the Tax Department recommends their preferred choice of payment, online using Aruba Bank or Banco di Caribe. These banks’ system are automatically connected with the payment system of the Tax Department and all transactions are registered on the same transaction day. When paying online please select Bill Pay and NOT transfer. It is important to include “grondbelasting 2020, invoice number and personal tax number (persoonsnummer). This way the payments can be correctly processed.

Payment arrangement  

Clients that cannot afford to pay the bill as indicated in the fixed term payment schedule, can request a payment arrangement. This request should be made as soon as possible to avoid the Tax Department from proceeding with the billing process, which will gradually become more severe and may include additional charges. Taxpayers can also make use of the flexible payment arrangements that are offered by the Fiscal Relief Plan 2020. Taxpayers can pay their taxes in longer terms and thus get some financial space.

More information

For more information about the Land Assessment Tax bill 2020 please call 5227423 or 5227424. 

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