During the creation process of the Law for the Strengthening of Public Finances, the Ministry of Finance requested that the Global Income Tax be incorporated, which would be achieved by assessing a charge (percentage) on INDIVIDUALS AND LEGAL PERSONS engaged in activities for financial gain.
I would like to start by offering some background on INVU:
The Instituto Nacional de Vivienda y Urbanismo (National Institute of Housing and Urban Planning) is a public entity responsible for executing policies and plans regarding urban development and land use. In addition, they design, coordinate
Regarding driver’s license renewal, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has announced that the validity period for driver’s licenses will be extended, as explained in the link below:
To request a license renewal appointment, go to: https://servicios.educacionvial.go.cr/Formularios/SolicitarCitaTramite
Upon fulfilling the required information, you must enter the
This morning, the Immigration Department issued Resolution N° DJUR-0132-09-2020-JM, which, in summary, states:
The Immigration Department WILL NOT receive Residency applications going forward and until December 1st, 2020. This includes all categories. Basically, Residency applications are suspended until December 1st, 2020. All applications must be filed
The CR Government plans to reduce the CAJA costs for employers. The measure is intended to promote job creation. The government reckoned that reducing the cost of operations for business owners will result in more hires. This measure is included in the Plan to overcome the
Nope, not a soda pop, but this word is certainly linked to things so many of us love and crave for, that is, food and (most of the time non-alcoholic) drinks …
If you are a national, a visitor, or a resident and have done some
The Government announced the Plan to overcome the fiscal impact of the pandemic , a proposal to negotiate an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to obtain financing of $ 1.75 billion.
As in other countries, Costa Rica has seen a contraction and a fall in economic
Entering a formal contract can be daunting at first, depending on the object of the contract (a car, a house, a leasing, an insurance policy, you name it). When it comes to contracts in general, there’s a Latin phrase that goes “pacta sunt servanda” which
One of our friends just arrived to Costa Rica and shared this story about the process to go through Customs and Immigration.
"Just want to tell you I arrived with no problems on Saturday. I see on Facebook many questions about the process, which for residents
This is an updated list of countries (and states from the US) which as of September 15th, are allowed for its residents to arrive to Costa Rica.
Asia and the Pacific:
People’s Republic of China