WILLEMSTAD - Member of Parliament for the coalition party PAR, Curtley Obispo sent a letter on 22 January 2019 to the Minister of Finance, Mr. Kenneth Gijsbertha with the subject: budget execution 2019 Country Curaçao; the collection of leasehold.
In his letter, Obispo states that financial regulations have also been laid down in the Constitution of Curaçao, including in Article 85 paragraph 2 the balanced budget for the ordinary service. This means that for the year 2019 there must also be an effective plan for the collection of arrears of taxes up to the year 2018 and the prevention of arrears in the collection of taxes with respect to the year 2019. In the context of Article 85, paragraph 2 of the Constitution of Curaçao, the leasehold legislation and the budget execution of Curaçao 2019, Obispo wants to know in concrete terms from the Minister of Finance and the Government of Curaçao what the implementation plan is for an effective collection of the overdue leasehold over the year 2017
In a series of 8 questions, member of parliament Obispo wants to know the status of the collection of the long-term lease over the period 2015 up to and including 2017 based on the overview in the letter from the Minister of Finance of 16 March 2018. He also wants to know what the invoiced amount and the collected amount is in millions of guilders in lease payments for the period 2018. Furthermore, the MP also wants to know which concrete actions will be carried out in the year 2019 by the Minister of Finance and the Government of Curaçao for the effective collection of the overdue leasehold and the prevention of arrears in the collection of the leasehold for the period 2019.