CW Turnover tax (TOT) Rates Curaçao — Turnover tax (TOT)

General VAT Rate Other Rates Local Currency
6% 9%, 7% Antillean Guilder (ANG)

Curaçao's general VAT rate is 6%, with other rates including 9% and 7% that can apply to certain transactions. The Turnover tax (TOT) is administered by the Inspectie der Belastingen in Willemstad.

Curaçao's consumption tax is called the Turnover tax (TOT), locally known as Omzetbelasting, which was introduced in March 1999.

Curaçao Rates for 2024

9%, 7% and exempt

Curaçao TOT number format

Businesses in Curaçao that are required to collect tax will be issued an identification number. Tax identification numbers can be verified with the Inspectie der Belastingen, and will follow a certain format. The TOT number format is 1XX.XXX.XXX (9 digits).

Curaçao TOT return periods

Businesses in Curaçao that are required to collect tax from consumers must file regular tax returns with the Inspectie der Belastingen in Willemstad. Curaçao's TOT return periods are:

Monthly (or annually on request)

Curaçao Turnover tax (TOT) Thresholds

These are the revenue thresholds at which businesses in Curaçao are required to start collecting and remitting tax.

Recovery of TOT by non-established businesses

Non-established businesses are small, unincorporated businesses that sell taxable goods and may consist of a single individual, or several. Non-incorporated businesses in Curaçao are not required to collect taxes from the consumer.

Curaçao VAT Refunds

Many countries allow tourists, and others making purchases for export, to receive a VAT refund on exiting the country (or make purchases VAT free). While we don't have data on the Curaçao VAT refund program, more info can be obtained from the Inspectie der Belastingen.

CW Turnover tax (TOT) Rates Curaçao Tax Sources & Citations

  • EN: Curaçao Value Added Tax
  • RU: НДС
  • CN: 增值税
Note: This page is intended to be a simple overview of Curaçao's consumption tax structure, is provided as-is, and is not legal advice. Please let us know if any of the Curaçao tax information on this page is incorrect or out of date.
  1. Curaçao Inspectie der Belastingen (1)
  2. Ernst & Young global VAT tax study, Curaçao (updated 2024)

  3. ← Back to World VAT Rates
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