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Personal Tax declarations due again.

Posted by dolly diver on May 3, 2008
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It’s personal tax declaration time once again. The deadline to submit your tax returns.
is June 30th.

According to the tax authorities over 800,000 new taxpayers have been added to the list this year, an increase of 5% on last year. This means the tax authorities will be able to collect an extra €225 million in tax payments.

However, they will be paying out a rebate to a staggering 14 million tax payers. See previous report  24th April 2008.


A special exhibition has opened at the Fisherman’s Museum in Puerto de Santiago.

It is organised by the Chimisay performance art group, from the North of Tenerife and brings together artists, photographers, musicians and poets.

According to the organisers, the objective of the exhibition is to make art fun and to expose people to all forms of art.

The exhibition opening hours are Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 20:00.

Boat owners in Los Cristianos are up in arms over new rules introduced by the port authority to control the amount of traffic using the harbour. Boats over 8m will be banned from the crowded port altogether, while vessels under 6m must be taken out of the water and stored ashore.

The Arona Ayuntamiento and the Port Authority announced months ago that they were introducing a new scheme to reduce the number of boats in the harbour. But notices to remove craft have been ignored. The council are now enforcing the new ruling.

Only 35 boats between 6m and 8m will be allowed to tie up in the harbour at any one time. 100 boat owners want these places so it is proposed they be entered into a lottery for one of the 35 available slots.

The new rules are causing conflict among upset boat owners as it will affect pleasure craft, sports fishing boats and passenger-carrying pleasure boats.

With a 28m fall this attraction is the tallest in Europe and could be enjoyed this summer

Full of adrenaline and excitement, Christoph Kiessling Director of Siam Park and his father, Wolfgang Kieslling President of Loro Parque experienced the most incredible sensation of the year and became the first to slide down Siam Park’s highest attraction, which will be opening its doors before this summer.

The Tower of Power will no doubt be the most thrilling attraction of all the water parks in the world. Those brave enough to enjoy this ride will first have to climb up the 256 stairs to reach the top. The start of the ride is almost vertical giving you a “free fall” sensation down the 28m slide from launch point to ground level.

This initiated the testing of all the rides in Europe’s biggest water park which adds a whole new dimension to the leisure offering in Tenerife and is a modern concept on the old fashioned water park.

The Tower of Power will no doubt establish itself as the main attraction for anyone looking for a real adrenaline rush. The ride can be experienced by all those over 1.45m and depending on your weight you can reach speeds of 40km an hour as you plunge down. The start of the ride is almost vertical and as you rush down the slide you move over a thin film of water giving you a sensation of “free fall”.

At the end of the 28m fall as you begin to brake you pass through the aquarium with more than 13,000 tropical fish which is a sight to behold, your journey ends as you plunge into a huge pool. For those who want to experience the adrenaline rush, The Tower of Power is the one for you this summer.