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President Carlos Alvarado, requested the Board of Directors of the CCSS agreed to maintain the reduction of the minimum tax base for another month. The measure will contribute to coping with the effects of the COVID-19 emergency on companies and the workforce. The Executive Branch will include in the extraordinary

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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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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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Some of you may recall the difficulties of getting spouses and children registered with CAJA, particularly due to the requirement to produce a marriage certificate or a birth certificate with no more than one month of issuance. This requirement made it literally impossible for people to register their spouses or

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We have updated our CAJA blog to highlight current issues we believe are vital to discuss.   The CAJA Fees Please note that the description of these fees is applicable for independent workers or voluntary contributors; it is not applicable for registered employees as a different set of rules apply

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I have posted a few articles in relation to CAJA and it appears to be a never ending story. Since I am migrating my blog posts from the old site at wordpress to our website, then it would be appropriate to share an updated post about the CAJA. Let me

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