SZV premium declaration and payment deadline near

SZV Employer Obligations listing and brochure as part of compliance information campaign.

PHILIPSBURG–Social and Health Insurances SZV reminds companies of their obligations in accordance with the Federal Ordinance for Sickness and Accident Insurance.

One of those obligations is the monthly declaration and payment of ZV and OV premiums, due no later than the 15th of each month. SZV has intensified its controls recently in conjunction with increasing awareness amongst employers of the obligations and procedures.

Employers are encouraged to make use of the 24/7 online declaration and payment option available via the Employer Portal. However, companies can still submit their declarations in person at the Employer Desk and are reminded that cash payments are no longer accepted.

Not complying with the obligation of declaring and paying on time can result in the levying of assessments. SZV is proud to have been able to expand its services over the years, within the boundaries of the stipulated laws.

SZV’s dedicated Employer Desk and online services offer employers in need of assistance with additional tools and information to meet their obligations.

SZV has been promoting its online services for more than a year now. Companies can submit their declarations online, on the website of SZV via the Online Employer Portal.

SZV also encourages online payment. Both of these options reduce the need to visit SZV offices and allow companies to be more efficient with their time. Employers are being offered the ease of online contact and online service with the result of reduced waiting times and, more important, efficient and well-documented processing and responses.

A foreign company can also be categorized as an employer in St. Maarten (Dutch Caribbean). An employer can be a natural person (such as an individual, called a sole proprietor), or a legal entity (such as a corporation, an N.V. or a B.V.) An overview of the general Employer Obligations is available on SZV’s website .

More information about Employer Obligations, declaration and payment of ZV and OV premiums can be found on the website and at the Employer Service Desk, which is located in Building 1, Level 1. Contacting SZV is possible via the website , Facebook or by calling 546-6782.

Source: The Daily Herald