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Work Contract Suspension vs Reduction of Work schedule.
BusinessGovernmentLabor

Work Contract Suspension Reduction of Work schedule What does it mean? Employee: Suspension of his obligation to provide services. Employer: suspension of his obligation to pay salaries. The employer can modify the work contract and reduce the work schedule, if he demonstrates an affectation as a result of COVID19.  How and when these

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tax relief costa rica
BusinessGovernmentTaxes

According to the latest guidelines promulgated by the Government, the Tax relief measures will be applicable to: a) VAT taxpayers, meaning people who sell assets or services. This includes: importers, exporters, and people subject to the simplified regime, as well as those who sell exempt assets or services. b) Taxpayer of the selective consumption

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Holy Week Vehicle Restriction & Curfew
BusinessImmigration

This afternoon, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, the President announced the following new restrictions aiming to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus: 1. Long-distance transportation services (buses) will be restricted to travel less than 75 kilometers. 2. Places with sanitary operation permits (restaurant, cafes, sodas) must remain closed. Home delivery services are

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Frequently-Asked-Questions-about-Immigration
GovernmentImmigrationResidency

The following is a list of commonly asked questions regarding obtaining residency in Costa Rica: Is it true that there are various residency categories? That is correct. One cannot simply apply for residency; one must apply for one of the many distinct residency categories our law offers. An applicant must

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Do-I-Need-to-Pay-for Caja-Insurance-as-a-Resident--
CAJACCSSHealth CareImmigration

Let’s dispense with the suspense first; the answer to the question above is always a resounding, “Yes!” But let us explain a little bit about the history of the Social Security system in Costa Rica in order to better understand what we know as the “Caja.” The Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social was created in

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ImmigrationLabor

If you like the good life and you are looking for a place where the beaches meets the mountains and you are also wondering what the chances are of working in the land of the Pura Vida as a foreign person, this article might clear up the picture for you.

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