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Thursday 17 August 2017

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...

‘Corporations Tax’ Amnesty For 90 Days

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

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...

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, UAE To Prevent Double Taxation

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Costa Rica Improves Tax Evasion Controls

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

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",...

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...

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 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 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,...

Taxation Requires Professionals To Disclose Client List

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

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...

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...

Costa Rica Shareholder Registry Approved

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

Costa Rica: Tax and Construction Sector

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

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...

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...

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...

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 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 Germany Agree to Eliminate Double Taxation

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

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...

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...

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Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

2017 Tamarindo Art Wave set for November

The Tamarindo Art Foundation, a non-profit NGO with big goals for the community, is in the early stages of planning this year’s Tamarindo Art...

When in Guanacaste, You Can’t Miss A Visit To The Rincon de la Vieja

Just outside of Costa Rica's northwest capital of Liberia, where you'll find Daniel Oduber International Airport, is Rincon de la Vieja National Park, a...

Quick Driver’s Licensing Process For Foreigners (And Ticos) On Tuesdays and Wendesdays

If you are a foreigner who lives in Costa Rica and have a driver's license of another country, you can obtain a Costa Rican...

By Any Means Necessary: Refugees Fleeing Violence in Central America

Women and children from Central America began arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers during the summer of 2014. Referring to the “urgent...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

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Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

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