Friday 18 June 2021

Court Gives 3 Days For State And INS To Respond Against Collection of Marchamo

COSTA RICA NEWS — The Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo (Administrative Court) issued an injunction against the collection of the 2015 Marchamo (circulation permit), giving the State and the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) three days to respond.

Otto Guevara, legislator for the Movimiento Libertario and former presidential candidate.
Otto Guevara, legislator for the Movimiento Libertario and former presidential candidate.

The injunction does not halt the actual collection. Not yet, anyways.


- Advertisement -

Realted: Stop: Hold off on paying the 2015 marchamo


Basically the Court is allowing all State and the INS three days to respond in writing against the appeal filed by Movimiento Libertario legislator, Otto Guevara, who, like many vehicle owners object to the increase in the “fiscal value”, a value that is used to calculate property tax on vehicles that included in the payment of the annual Marchamo.

The press office of the Corte Suprema de Justicia (Supreme Court) said that once the responses are received, the judge will then decide whether the injunction will suspend the collection or if things will remain the same.

Every December, owner of vehicles are required to pay the Marchamo, an amount that includes the mandatory insurance  provided by the INS and the property tax based on the fiscal value set by the Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance). The property tax represents more than half of the total cost of the Marchamo.

- Advertisement -

The INS is the autonomous state agency responsible for the collection of the Marchamo through its agent network and financial institutions across the country.

The Marchamo payment is due by December 31. On January 1, late fees and penalties are added and drivers in a vehicle without the current Marchamo face a ticket  and possible seizure of the license plates and/or vehicle.

- Advertisement -

FACT CHECK:
We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

American woman found lifeless in hotel bathroom in Sabana

QCOSTARICA - A sad discovery occurred this Thursday morning in a...

Tourism sector depends on political will for recovery

QCOSTARICA - The future of tourism operators in Costa Rica depends...

MOST READ

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 16: 5 & 6 CANNOT circulate

Today, Wednesday, June 16, vehicles with plates ending 5 & 6 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

Fifth tropical wave precipitation will be heavier in the north of the country

QCOSTARICA - For this Wednesday, the arrival of the fifth tropical wave of the season is expected, thus reinforcing the rainy activity mainly to...

Your cell phone can now notify you if you had contact with a positive case of covid-19

QCOSTARICA - Fifteen months after the national emergency against covid-19 was declared, Costa Ricans will have a digital platform where you can be notified...

Since 2018 MECO has received contracts from the State for more than ¢139 billion

QCOSTARICA - Almost ¢140 billion colones (US$227 million dollars) is the amount the MECO construction company was able to snare for public works contracts...

Rainy afternoons and nights this week in most of the country

QCOSTARICA - Characteristic of the rainy season, we will see rain in the afternoons and nights in the Central Valley, the entire Pacific coast,...

Lack of space on Racsa’s hard drive paralyzed immigration consultation at the airport this Monday

RICO's DIGEST - We've all had this happen, your computer's hard drive is full and your computer crashes. But we are not the Radiográfica...

Nicaragua government assures that detainees violated one of the Ten Commandments

TODAY NICARAGUA – The vice president of Nicaragua and First Lady, Rosario Murillo, assured that those who feel persecuted are for the crimes they...

Vaccination commission endorses J & J vaccine, says no to Sinovac

QCOSTARICA - The Comisión Nacional de Vacunación y Epidemiología (CNVE)  - National Vaccination and Epidemiology Commission - endorsed the use of Johnson and Johnson...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction June 14: 1 & 2 CANNOT circulate

Today, Monday, June 14, vehicles with plates ending 1 & 2 CANNOT circulate The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm,...

WANT TO STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST!

Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.