CATC April Newsletter

Below are some highlights for this month.

Profit Tax

Companies in Aruba are required to comply with the annual filing of their respective profit tax return. This return should be filed within five (5) months after the end of the financial year. Companies having their financial year ending on 31 December 2021, would have until 31 May 2022 to file and pay their 2021 preliminary or final Aruba profit taxes.





CATC-HCC Accounting & Advisory firm marks 50 years in St.Maarten

PHILIPSBURG–CATC-HCC Accounting and Advisory Firm is marking its fiftieth anniversary doing business in St Maarten.

CATC-HCC marked the occasion with a firmwide celebration reaffirming its commitment to delivering unmatched client service, where experience, innovation, integrity, professional demeanour and true expertise play an important role. Ingrained in CATC-HCC’s culture, these timeless standards are at the firm’s continued growth and success, it was stated in a release.
“An unwavering focus on client service has carried us through to the present, and we are very thankful to our clients and staff for their loyalty throughout the years,” said St. Maarten partner Norman Henriquez Jr. “Thanks to the growth of our clients we have grown into four locations in the Dutch Caribbean, and soon we will be adding a fifth location outside the Dutch Caribbean.”

As part of the festivities, CATC-HCC donated a cheque to Mental Health Foundation (MHF). Present during the celebrations was co-founder Mary Henriquez-Croes, who opened the St. Maarten office on April 7, 1972. The group’s approximately 73 employees provide accounting, payroll, tax and advisory services to clients in a wide range of industries in St. Maarten, Caribbean Netherlands, Curaçao and Aruba. The CATC-HCC group professionally collaborates with Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent firms comprising tax and legal professionals around the world.

Earth Day

“Earth Day” is an annual global celebration, observed on April 22, that celebrates the environmental movement and raises aware”ness about pollution and ways to maintain a clean habitat! 🌍
What are you or your company doing to save the planet?
“As #decarbonization targets shift from aspiration to expectation for companies and countries around the globe, CATC is committed to doing its part by reducing its own emissions footprint,”
In the last years, we have invested in an electric car for our clientele deliveries and installed solar panels to help combat greenhouse gas emissions and reduce our collective dependence on fossil fuels.

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