We are Fernando Tax

Shandrix Fernando

Partner

Born and raised on Curaçao. In 1993 he moved to the Netherlands where he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Tax Economics, a Master’s degree in Tax Law and followed a post graduate course in Export Management. He gained international experience working with Loyens & Loeff (1998 – 2003) and Pereira Consultants (2003 – 2005) in the Netherlands. In 2005 he returned to his native Island of Curaçao where he worked with Loyens & Loeff until 2007. He founded Fernando Tax Management on January 1st, 2008. Most of his clients have cross-border activities and interests. He advises on tax matters related to investments, financing, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and negotiations in general. He focusses on designing and implementing structures that deliver the highest level of tax efficiency, while causing minimal footprint on the client’s intended business, investment, or personal activities. He also follows international trends in software technology and co-develops software that benefit efficiency and productivity. Shandrix is married and has three daughters. He enjoys nature and supports projects for the development of underprivileged children.

Geraldine Josephina

Managing Partner

Born and raised in Curaҫao. In 1990, Geraldine graduated in Dutch Tax Law from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Before joining Fernando Tax Management, she has been working as a (senior) tax associate at Loyens & Loeff Curaçao for more than 24 years and was a tax partner at Baker Tilly Curaçao for three years.

She has wide experience in advising small and medium (large) domestic and international companies as well as individuals on direct and indirect taxation. She provides tax assistance in corporate restructurings, including mergers and acquisitions. She also assists with tax audits and has experience in litigation in the tax and administrative law area.

Donhalisa Henrietta

Senior Tax Associate

Born and raised in Curaçao. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Tax Economics in 2006 in the Netherlands and is currently completing her Master’s degree in Curaҫao Law at the University of Curaҫao.

In 2007, she returned to Curaçao where she worked for different tax and legal firms. In 2013 she joined Fernando Tax Management as Senior Tax Associate, where she manages client portfolios consisting of both local and international clients with diverse backgrounds and industries.

Her duties include assisting clients in tax related issues, providing tax compliance and tax management services, preparation of personal and corporate tax returns, modeling of complex tax- and negotiation-calculations, preparing commercial to fiscal financial reconciliations, implementing corporate restructuring, including business incorporations and complete setup with all relevant government departments.  Because of her knowledge in accounting, tax and corporate law, she can rapidly adjust to the client’s needs.

Varesie Servania

Junior Tax Associate

Born and raised in Curaçao, obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Fiscal Law & Economics at the University of Curaçao in 2017 and started her career at Fernando Tax Management.

During her studies, she worked as a tax trainee at the Inspectorate of Taxes and the Tax Directorate of Curaçao.

She is working towards her Master’s degree in Fiscal Law & Economics at the University of Curaçao.

Her duties include the preparation of income and profit tax returns, correspondence with the Inspectorate of Taxes, reviewing tax assessments, coordinating with colleagues to ensure the timely processing and filing of various requests forms and other tax management duties.

Katiusha Martinez Perez

Junior Tax Associate

born and raised in Curaçao.  

She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Fiscal Law & Economics in 2018 at the University of Curaçao and is currently completing her Master’s degree in Fiscal Law at the University of Curaçao.

Katiuska has worked for the Customs of Curaçao and for different tax and administration firms. In 2019 she joined Fernando Tax Management B.V. as Junior Tax Consultant. Her duties include the preparation of income and profit tax returns, correspondence with the Inspectorate of Taxes, reviewing tax assessments, coordinating with colleagues to ensure the timely processing and filing of various requests forms and other tax management duties. Katiuska is fluent in Spanish.

Shaneska Frans

Personal Assistant

Born in Curaҫao and raised in The Netherlands.

She studied Management Assistant and returned to Curaҫao in 2006. 

In Curaҫao she completed the courses Financial Assistant/Controller and Legal Assistant. Since July 2015 she is working as a personal assistant for Mr. Shandrix Fernando.

 

Hayethe Roosje

Team Assistant

Is our team assistant, the face at the front desk and the voice on the phone. She provides administrative assistance to the members of the tax team.