Central Bank’s Intervention to Stabilize Exchange Rate

Q MONEY - In the last several weeks we've seen the Dollar exchange rate...

Tax Man Will Maintain 15% Withholding On Interest Earned By Foreigners

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) says it will...

Now That Bitcoins Are Worth More Than Their Weight in Gold, Is It Time For Central Banks To Make Their Own?

(Q24N) The history of gold trading can be traced back hundreds of years while...

Costa Rica Imposes New Restrictions On Bank Transfers

Q COSTA RICA - Banks in Costa Rica have reached an agreement to amend...

Central Bank Hikes Interest Rates

Q COSTA RICA - After last week's decline,  Thursday  morning  (February 16) the Banco...

Costa Rica Continues With Highest Gasoline Prices In The Region

Q COSTA RICA - The volatility of international prices of fuels in the oil...

Do Not Fall “Victim” To Credit or Debit Card Surcharges

Q COSTA RICA - A practice that is more common than you think, although...

Gasoline Prices To Drop

Q COSTA RICA - Good news for drivers, gasoline prices may drop by the...

Costa Rica Interest Rates Continue to Rise

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

Why Bitcoin Matters More Than The President

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

Why Are Costa Ricans Not Willing To Pay Taxes?

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

Regulator Approves Hike In Gasoline Prices

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - With the start of the new year comes, you...

Costa Rica Urged To Adopt VAT (Value Added Tax)

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Costa Rican...

Caution When Using An ATM in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - We can't stress this enough, especially this time of year...

What is Costa Rica’s ‘Aguinaldo’ and Who Must Pay It?

Q COSTA RICA - It's December and it's 'Aguinaldo' time, the year-end employee “holiday”...

Gas Prices To Drop This Week

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - After being stalled for several weeks, the two pending...

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...

Electronic Billing in Costa Rica Starts February 2017

  (QCOSTARICA) On February 14, 2017 a pilot project will start that will connect six...

Costa Rica Dollar Exchange Keeps Upward Trend

(QCOSTARICA) The price of the US dollar against the Costa Rica Colon reached its...

Buy online? Here Are The “Authorized by Hacienda” Package Import Services

(QCOSTARICA) Shopping online is a practical way of getting the things you want, things...

Germany, Costa Rica To Avoid Double Tax Starting Jan 1

(QCOSTARICA) Global Tax News -  German's Finance Ministry on October 24 confirmed that the...

Walmart Has It’s “Lowest Prices of the Year Day” Today With Discounts Up To 60%

(QCOSTARICA) If you have you been putting off Christmas shopping, today, Friday, November 4,...

It’s MARCHAMO Time!

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

The Financial Revolution: Money and Prosperity Comes With Instructions

(QCOSTARICA) December is approaching and with it two things: the 'aguinaldo', the annual year-end...

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...

Central Bank Defends The Colon

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

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica’s Central Bank Says It Will Not Change Its Exchange Rate Policy

(QCOSTARICA) Despite constant complaints from the export sector, the Central Bank (Banco Central de...

Salaries Below ¢792.000 Monthly Are Income Tax Exempt

(QCOSTARICA) On Thursday, September 29, published in the official government newsletter, La Gaceta, is the...

Hacienda Plans To Rebate 1% Point of Sales Tax When Using Plastic

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda) plans to return one percentage point...

Gas Price Hike By Month’s End

QCOSTARICA - The end of the month will bring an increase in fuel prices:...

Slow Depreciation of Costa Rica Colon Continues

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

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