Costa Rica Records Decline In Remittances From the U.S.

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica has registered a decline in remittances from the United States,...

Aresep Inspections Ensure Quantity And Quality of Gasoline Dispensed

The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (ARESEP) - Regulatory Authority of Public Services...

State Bank Faced With Declining Revenues and Rise In Bad Debts Calls For Government Aid

(QCOSTARICA) Facing financial problems, the Costa Rica state bank, the Banco Crédito Agrícola de...

Rise In Interest Rate Forecast

QCOSTARICA | If you need to borrow now is the time. An announcement from...

Why Bitcoin Matters More Than The President

(Q24N) By Jeffrey Tucker. It’s like clockwork. When the price of Bitcoin (the dollar...

Bank Lending Slows

QCOSTARICA - Bank lending in Costa Rica has slowed down, falling from a rate...

Costa Rica Announces US$93 Million in Soft Loans

(QCOSTARICA) - Six financial institutions have been authorized to provide loans under the conditions...

Costa Rica: Personal Taxation

QCOSTARICA often gets inquiries about taxes in Costa Rica. For that we turned to...

Central Bank Defends The Colon

(QCOSTARICA) In September the Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica - BCCR) made...

Finance Ministry Wants To Encourage Use of Plastic Money With A Lottery

QCOSTARICA - In order to better collect taxes and tax control on businesses, the...

Will Costa Rica Have Tax On Income Abroad?

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The government of Luis Guillermo Solís, in addition to a...

Fitch Affirms Banco Internacional de Costa Rica’s IDR at ‘BB+’ Following Peer Review

(QCOSTARICA via BUSINESS WIRE) - Press Release:  Fitch Ratings has affirmed Banco Internacional de...

New VAT Expected To Be Kept At 13 Percent

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica may opt for a lower value-added tax (VAT)...

Retailers Say There Will Be No Immediate Drop in Prices Despite Downward Trend in Dollar Exchange

The dollar exchange has dropped in the last couple of weeks and continues on...

Can Current Value Of Costa Rica’s Currency Be Maintained?

QCOSTARICA - Many wonder how Costa Rica's currency, the Colon, has been able to...

Half of New Vehicles Sold In Costa Rica Are Financed

Q COSTA RICA - Here is something that is of no surprise to most...

Why Are Costa Ricans Not Willing To Pay Taxes?

Q COSTA RICA / Why are Costa Ricans reluctant to pay taxes? What are...

Colon – Dollar Exchange Rate: What Can We Expect This Year?

By Karol Pérez, translated by Maria Jose Serrano (Visitescazu.com) The “strong dollar” marked the...

Slow Depreciation of Costa Rica Colon Continues

(QCOSTARICA) The dollar exchange rate in the wholesale Mercado de Monedas Extranjeras (MONEX) market...

“Black Friday” Turns Into “Fin de Semana Negro”

QCOSTARICA - This year, in Costa Rica "Black Friday" has become Fin de Semana...

Gas Price Drop Approved

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep) approved a...

Costa Rica Should Move Towards De-dollarization of the Economy, Central Bank President

QCOSTARICA - The president of the Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de...

How Does Consumer Warranty Really Work in Costa Rica?

COSTA RICA NEWS - What's really behind a purchase warranty for appliances and electronics...

It’s MARCHAMO Time!

(QCOSTARICA) It's that time of year again. It snuck up quickly this year, November...

Costa Rica ¢20.000 Colones Among Most Beautifully Designed Currencies

QCOSTARICA - The ¢20.000 colones note has been included in the TIME list of...

Banks Offering Consumers At Exposcasa 40 Year Mortgages and 100% Financing

COSTA RICA MONEY NEWS - The Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras (SUGEF) - Superintendent...

Mel Gibson Drops Asking Price For His Beach House in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA -- Actor Mel Gibson has a bargian for anyone interested in owning...

New Measures to Control Rise In Dollar Exchange

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) or Central Bank has raised the monetary...

Error In Wholesale Currency Exchange System Allowed Someone To Purchase U.S. Dollars At ¢5.555 colones

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - How would you like to buy one U.S. dollar...

Costa Rica Interest Rates Continue to Rise

Q COSTA RICA BUSINESS - The Passive Base Rate (Tasa Básica Pasiva in Spanish)...

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Banks in Costa Rica are making more digital tools available to its customers...

Ticos Pawning Their Smart TV and Screens Now That the World Games Are Over

COSTA RICA NEWS - Following La Sele's loss to The Netherlands on July 5,...

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