Residential Landords Must Provide Electronic Invoices Starting September 1

Property owners renting a room, an apartment or a house, even if it is...

Tax Avoidance Is A Booming Industry

The so-called Paradise Papers may sound familiar – leaked documents from a law firm...

Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes in Costa Rica

The Mendiola & Compañía, a subsidiary and 100% owned by Philip Morris International (PMI),...

Hacienda (Taxation) Confirms Internet Purchases Of Up To US$500 Are Tax Exempt

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) confirmed, through a statement issued today (November...

Tax Plan (Plan Fiscal) Would Prohibit Buying Drugs With Cash

If the government's tax reform (plan fiscal) proposal becomes a reality and comes into...

Legislator Enrique Sánchez: “Uber would pay a 3% tax for each trip”

Under the premise that Uber must be legal in Costa Rica, PAC legislator Enrique...

Hacienda maintains global income proposal only for taxpayers obligated to declare it

The most recent version of the reforms to the Plan Fiscal (tax reform project),...

Costa Rica Considers Anti-Tax Evasion Bill

A bill containing measures to combat tax evasion is close to being endorsed by...

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...

New Car Dealers Forced To Register 2018 Cars As 2017

Q COSTA RICA - When is a 2018 model car year a 2017?  When...

Property tax on vehicles will decrease 8% for 2019

The owners of 2,391,602 vehicles will feel a relief when paying the property tax...

Another Try! Government Sends Legislators New Draft Tax Reform

In an effort to keep alive the reforms to the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reforms),...

Costa Rica: Tax and Construction Sector

QCOSTARICA - The union of builders has warned that the proposed sales and income...

Legislative Christmas Gift of Tax On Corporations Almost Ready

The controversial draft Law on Tax on Corporations (Ley de Impuesto a las Personas...

Creation Of A Shareholder Registry Revived in Costa Rica

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

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

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

Telecom Tax Proposed To Fund 911 Service

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

Taxation Requires Professionals To Disclose Client List

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

‘Corporations Tax’ Amnesty For 90 Days

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

Shaking The Money Tree, Costa Rica Proposes Global Income Tax

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

Costa Rica Food Industry Opposes Tax Exemptions for Food

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

Ministry of Finance Toughens Stand Against Income Tax Fraud

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) seized the machinery of the company Representaciones...

The 2018 Marchamo Explained (Q&A)

This is the last week of the week for more the owners of more...

Tax on Soft Drinks and Snacks Heats Up Tax Reform Debate

The inclusion of a tax on plastic containers and another on ultra-processed food, proposed...

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...

Costa Rica’s Electronic Invoicing Could be Done in Dollars

Q COSTA RICA - An amendment to the regulations of the income and sales...

Tax on Cement

A bill that is being discussed in the Legislative Assembly proposes establishing a tax...

Legislators Get Constitutional Green Light To Revive ‘Corporations Tax’

Q COSTA RICA - The Constitutional Court or Sala IV as it is commonly...

Netflix Yes, Amazon No With Respect To The VAT

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) explained on Friday that the proposed 13%...

Government Proposes To Charge 4% VAT Tax On Airline Tickets, Books and Machinery

Expected today, Thursday, is the government's final draft of its tax reform that establishes two...

Why Are Costa Ricans Not Willing To Pay Taxes?

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

The Basic Points Of The New Corporations Tax Law

Q COSTA RICA - If the draft Ley de Impuesto a las Personas Jurídicas...

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