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Transito seized more than 11,000 pairs of license plates from vehicles during the holidays

QCOSTARICA - The Traffic Police (Policia de Transito) registered, up to Monday afternoon, January 4, the seizure of license plates of 11,025 vehicles that did not have the Marchamo and/or Riteve vehicle inspection up to date. This was announced by the director of the Road...

The Vehicle Restrictions for January

QCOSTARICA - Drivers are reminded that starting today, January 1, that there is a change in the vehicle restrictions and the Marchamo 2021 (circulation) permit sticker should be on the windshield, to avoid fines and possible seizure of license plate and/or vehicle. Marchamo The 2021 Marchamo...

Have you paid yours yet? 2.4% of vehicle owners have already paid their Marchamo

QCOSTARICA - According to the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS), in charge of collecing the annual circular permit, the Marchamo, only 2.4% of the owners of vehicles paid theirs during the first week of collection. The INS press office said that up to Monday, October...

2021 Marchamo collection is on!

QCOSTARICA - At 2:00 pm this Monday, the owners of more than 2.5 million registered vehicles were able to consult and pay the 2021 Marchamo, however, in the first hours of service, the system faced instability due to excess of users. The Instituto Nacional de...

Ministry of Finance publishes update of list of tax value of vehicles

QCOSTARICA - The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) published the updated list of the tax value of vehicles used in the calculation of the collection of the 2021 Marchamo. The list was published in 5 documents in the official newsletter La Gaceta. The changes approved...

President signs law to reduce the 2021 Marchamo

QCOSTARICA - President Carlos Alvarado, signed on Friday the law reducing the vehicle property tax on the 2021 Marchamo, awith which he authorizes a reduction in the rate of the vehicle property tax. The signing took place at Casa Presidencial in the morning, log with...

Done deal, 2021 Marchamo rebate firmed up

QCOSTARICA - Congress approved this Thursday afternoon, in second and final vote, the reduction in the 2021 Marchamo that will go into effect on November 1. All 43 legislators present at the time of the vote, voted in favor of the bill, establishing a reduction...

Mandatorry vehicle insurance (SOA) will drop 6.1% on average

QCOSTARICA - The mandatory vehicle insurance - Seguro Obligatorio de los Vehículos (SOA), one of the components that are part of the Marchamo, will have an average reduction of 6.1% for 2021. The General Superintendency of Insurance (Sugese) confirmed the reduction this Tuesday, based on...

Reduction in Marchamo pending

It is expected that this Tuesday, October 27, Congress will approve the reduction in the 2021 Marchamo.

Agreement between legislators: marchamo would drop only for vehicles of less than ¢15 million

QCOSTARICA - Legislators from different political parties reached an agreement on Monday, October 26, to reduce the property tax portion of the 2021 Marchamo, only for vehicles with a fiscal value less than ¢15 million colones. While the Legislative building being closed due to a...

Will we see the 50% reduction in the 2021 Marchamo? I think so, yes…

RICO'S TICO BULL - On Thursday, on the legislative agenda was the thing (bill) about the reduction of the 2021 Marchamo. Had it been discussed as planned, it was sure to have gotten approved, and being the second and final debate, the only stumbling...

Marchamo reduction enters crucial stage in Congress

QCOSTARICA - The race is for a reduction of the property tax of the annual circulation permit, the Marchamo, to be approved into law before November 1, the date on which the Government will begin to collect this tax. To achieve this, on Wednesday legislators...

Treasury would accept lowering Marchamo on vehicles of less than ¢4.2 million

QCOSTARICA - As we approach November 1, the day when owners of vehicles can start paying the following year's Marchamo, there is still no consensus among politicians and legislators on reduction and if so, to what amount and how it will be applied. In the...

Legislators, ministers, magistrates and others in goverment would pay the full 2021 Marchamo

QCOSTARICA - The members of the supreme powers such as legislators, ministers, magistrates and President Carlos Alvarado, would be obliged to pay 100% of the cost of the 2021 Marchamo. That is the proposal by the Partido Liberacion Nacional (PLN) bench if one or more...

President defends tax package and compares himself to national hero

Obfuscated, President Carlos Alvarado defends his tax package. In the caricature, the Minister of Finance (Ministro de Hacienda), Elian Villegas, holds on to the sacred "Marchamo" as Don Carlos navigates the gondola while Juan Tico holds, in a sinking car, holds a sign calling...

The Marchamo and initiatives to reduce it this year due to COVID-19

(QCOSTARICA) Though November 1 is still a long way off, December 31 more, the first and last day to pay the 2021 Marchamo, for many it implies a severe headache due to the critical situation that families and companies are going through as a...

Legislators pressing for a reduction in the 2021 Marchamo

Legislators are pressing for a reduction in the 2021 Marchamo (circulation permit) due to the vehicular restrictions in place since the start of the national emergency and most likely to continue to the end of the year.

Marchamo is a fair tax and “it makes no sense” to reduce it, says Minister of Finance

(QCOSTARICA) The Marchamo, the vehicular right to circulate, "is a fair burden and it makes no sense to reduce it in the midst of an economic crisis like the one facing the country," assures the Minister of Finance, Elian Villegas. Of course, he is right....

Reduction in 2021 Marchamo proposed

This week, two bills were presented in the Legislative Assembly this week with the aim of modifying the 2021 Marchamo (vehicle circulation permit), the first project from liberationist Franggi Nicolás and the second from his bench partner David Gourzong. Despite the fact that both proposals...

A Costly Practice!

Rico's TICO BULL - Vehicle owners who usually pay for Marchamo (annual circulation permit) well in advance usually remove the sticker from the current year for the new one. Recently, the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) confirmed that doing so, you may be exposed to...

Thousands Already Paid Their Marchamo

Some 41,000 plus owners of vehicles have already paid their 2020 Marchamo, the annual vehicular circulation permit. The payment, which includes the mandatory insurance and property tax, among others, is due by December 31.

It’s Marchamo Time!

The mandatory Marchamo - annual vehicular circulation permit - for 2020 for the 1,560,343 registered vehicles in the country is now available for purchase. And keeping with tradition, the cost is higher over last year. The Superintendencia General de Seguros (Sugese) - General Superintendence of Insurance...

Owners of new electric cars can save up to 65% on the 2020 Marchamo

The collection of the 2020 Marchamo (vehicular circulation permit) is around the corner, typically starting the first week in November.  If you are the owner of an electric vehicle, here is everything you need to know to be exonerated for five years. First, you must...

Your Marchamo At Work

 

A Brand New Rig Pays Only ¢44,702 in Marchamo. Not Fake. For Real.

Rico's TICO BULL - This may come as a shock to some of you, but not to us who have been in Costa Rica for the long-term and have seen it all. Nothing much can surprise us anymore. It's Marchamo time. A bit late this...

Marchamo, Cash or Zero Interest Financing, What Is The Best?

For some the 2019 Marchamo is a small amount, less than ¢100,000 colones, whiel for others it top ¢500,000, ¢1,000,000 or a lot more. Yes, the amount is relative, yet the decision to finance or use cash can be the same. Every year, by not...

2019 Marchamo On Sale Starting Today!

Updated (3:35 pm) the link to the Marchamo consulting page. Owners of more than 2.5 million vehicles can, starting today, at 7:00 am, check the amount owed on the 2019 Marchamo and make payment. The Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) - State insurer - made the...

INS caves, requests increase in mandatory insurance for vehicles

The national insurer (INS) caved in, withdrew its lawsuit against the insurance superintendent, the Superintendencia General de Seguros (Sugese), for the mandatory insurance (SOSA) rate for vehicles, and decided to request an increase. The Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) had made the business decision to keep...

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 on the vehicles for 2019. The Ministry of Finance announced a decrease of 7.76% less over 2018. The property tax on vehicles is payable by December 31 each year, and included...

Uncertainty surrounds payment of the Marchamo

November is here, but the 2019 Marchamo is not ready, as has been the custom, because of the clash between the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) and the Superintendencia General de Seguros (Sugese) - Insurance Superintendency. Even resolving this issues today, it could still take...

The Roads of Costa Rica Continue To Claim Lives

Rico's TICO BULL. The roads of Costa Rica continue to claim lives. A precast concrete highway barrier may not reduce the number of crashes, but would save the lives of many. Think there's enough money left over from the Marchamo paid annually on all vehicles circulating...

The 2018 Marchamo Explained (Q&A)

This is the last week of the week for more the owners of more than 1.3 million vehicles on the road to pay the Marchamo, the annual circulation permit. The deadline for payment is December 31, that is to day vehicles on the road without...

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