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Sunday 22 October 2017

‘Corporations Tax’ Amnesty For 90 Days

From September 1 to December 1, companies can take advantage of an amnesty to bring to date their...

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...

What Happents To Property Of Dissolved Corporations For Not Paying The ‘Corporations Tax’??

In less than two weeks, on September 1, the 'Corporations Tax', (Impuesto Personas Juridicas in Spanish) kicks in...

Government Proposes To Charge A 15% Tax For Using Services Like Netflix

Intent on solving the country's current financial problems, the government today (Thursday) presented to legislators a new tax...

Bill Proposed To Lift Bank Secrecy Law in Costa Rica

Bank secrecy (or bank privacy) prohibits banks in Costa Rica providing to authorities personal and account information about...

Assets of Dissolved Corporations Are Not Lost

A common practice by many foreigners (and Costa Ricans alike) is to hold property, ie, a vehicle or...

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...

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...

Corret Income Tax for Foreigners Investing in Costa Rica Stock Market Is 8%

Since September 25, foreigners who acquire securities from the local stock market will have to pay 8% tax...

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...

Costa Rica, UAE To Prevent Double Taxation

Costa Rica and the United Arab Emirates successfully negotiated an agreement to prevent double taxation between the two...

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...

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...

Telecom Tax Proposed To Fund 911 Service

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly has received a proposed tax on mobile and fixed telephony and broadband services with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Costa Rica Improves Tax Evasion Controls

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

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 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...

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",...

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...

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,...

Costa Rica: Tax and Construction Sector

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

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...

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...

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 Shareholder Registry Approved

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

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...

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...

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...

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A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at...

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As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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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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