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Taxation Evaluating Asking The U.S. For Information On Airbnb Hosts in Costa Rica

Although Airbnb has offered to collect the sales tax for transactions made on rentals in Costa Rica through...

New VAT Expected To Be Kept At 13 Percent

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

Costa Rica’s Electronic Invoicing Could be Done in Dollars

Q COSTA RICA - An amendment to the regulations of the income and sales tax laws, which will...

Panama Papers Law Firm Founder Says Scandal Set Off Tax Shelter Boom in US

Q24N (AFP) - The co-founder of the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal says...

New Car Dealers Forced To Register 2018 Cars As 2017

Q COSTA RICA - When is a 2018 model car year a 2017?  When in Costa Rica and...

The Corporations Tax Is On. Legislators Approve Bill In Second And Final Debate.

Q COSTA RICA - On Thursday, March 16, legislators approved in second and final debate the "tax on...

Attorney General: Decree Restricting Importation Of New Cars Is Unconstitutional

Q COSTA RICA - "It restricts the freedom of commerce and implies an intrusion into the market," says...

Legislators Get Constitutional Green Light To Revive ‘Corporations Tax’

Q COSTA RICA - The Constitutional Court or Sala IV as it is commonly known gave the green...

Tourism Operators and Tax Man In Conflict Over Sales Tax On Recreation

Q COSTA RICA  - The Cámara Nacional de Turismo (Canatur)  - National Chamber of Tourism  - denounced that...

Why Are Costa Ricans Not Willing To Pay Taxes?

Q COSTA RICA / Why are Costa Ricans reluctant to pay taxes? What are the consequences of such...

The Basic Points Of The New Corporations Tax Law

Q COSTA RICA - If the draft Ley de Impuesto a las Personas Jurídicas (Corporations Tax Law) has...

People Renting Houses and Apartments For Less Than A Month Must Pay Sales And Income Tax

Q COSTA RICA - Rentals of houses, apartments and condominiums for a period of less than one month...

Costa Rica Shareholder Registry Approved

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The bill to improve the fight against tax fraud successfully passed the last...

Airbnb Offers To Collect Sales Tax For Its Transactions in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The more than 6,600 hosts using Airbnb in Costa Rica may soon see...

Legislative Christmas Gift of Tax On Corporations Almost Ready

The controversial draft Law on Tax on Corporations (Ley de Impuesto a las Personas Jurídicas), to which legislator...

Costa Rica Improves Tax Evasion Controls

(QCOTARICA) The Directorate General of Taxation (Dirección General de Tributación) has hired an external service that cross matches...

Costa Rica Food Industry Opposes Tax Exemptions for Food

  Costa Rica's food industry is opposed to the executive decree which eliminates the exemption from payment of sales...

Costa Rica Considers Anti-Tax Evasion Bill

A bill containing measures to combat tax evasion is close to being endorsed by Costa Rica's legislature, according...

Costa Rica and Germany Agree to Eliminate Double Taxation

From January 1, 2017 the agreement ratified between both parties to avoid double taxation of income and assets...

Creation Of A Shareholder Registry Revived in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Legislators of the Financial Affairs Committee (Comisión de Asuntos Hacendarios) on Tuesday approved a the text...

Shaking The Money Tree, Costa Rica Proposes Global Income Tax

QCOSTARICA - Under pressure to raise revenue and reduce deficits, the Government of Costa Rica is preparing to...

Costa Rican President Solis Urges Legislators To Approve Tax Reforms

QCOSTARICA - Approaching mid term and delays in getting through his tax reform plan, Costa Rica President, Luis...

Internatoinal Monteray Fund Supports Costa Rica’s Fiscal Reforms

QCOSTARICA by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed the Costa Rican Government's medium-term...

Costa Rica Hails Recognition Of Tax Transparency Progress

QCOSTARICA via Tax-News.com - Costa Rica has welcomed recognition from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development for...

Uber And Its Drivers “Must Pay Income Tax”

QCOSTARICA - Being a Uber driver is not as simple as registering as a driver and "a job",...

Taxation Requires Professionals To Disclose Client List

QCOSTARICA - The next time you visit a doctor, dentist, lawyer, accountant or any other professional, keep in...

Costa Rica: Tax and Construction Sector

QCOSTARICA - The union of builders has warned that the proposed sales and income tax increases will make...

Costa Rica And Mexico Share Experiences On Tax Info Exchange

(QCOSTARICA) -- Officials from Mexico's Tax Administration Service (SAT) last month met with Costa Rican tax administration officials,...

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In September, some 100 cities in all 32 Mexican states hosted a so-called “March for the Family” – protests against a proposal to legalise...

Wonder Woman: feminist icon or symbol of oppression?

It’s been a busy – and controversial – year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder Woman would...

Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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