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On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the Costa Rican government announced the following measures to control the spread of COVID-19 for the month of August, aiming to flatten the contagion curve of COVID-19 in the country. Cantons on yellow alert will continue with phase three of reopening. Cantons on orange alert
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Importing Vehicles to Costa Rica
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We have received many requests regarding information about importing and legally inscribing vehicles in Costa Rica. The following will help you understand the basics. 1. Importing vehicles:  The process of bringing a vehicle into Costa Rica is supervised by Customs, therefore, you need to be prepared for a slow and bureaucratic process. First, the

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BusinessTourism

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council awarded Costa Rica worldwide recognition for its permanent efforts in the development and consolidation of sustainable tourism. Accreditation is for the standard of the Certificate of Sustainable Tourism (CST) of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute. The main advantage in obtaining this award is the increase

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NEW PHASE OF REOPENING and Updates
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Cantons in the yellow zone, with some exceptions, may advance to phase 3 from midnight onwards today. The canton of Curridabat is excluded from this provision; the districts of the canton of San José: La Uruca, La Merced, Hospital, Hatillo, Mata Redonda, Catedral, Zapote, San Francisco de Dos Ríos and San

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ccss costa rica
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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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BusinessEconomyReal Estate

Perhaps you are aware of it because of Sandra Cauffman’s crucial role at NASA as an specialist in Electrical Engineering and Physics; or because of the recent recognition by the World Health Organization for its initiative aimed towards collecting licenses for both current and future technologies that detect, prevent and

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Current measures for businesses by the Ministry of Health
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We have summarized the measures currently in place by the Ministry of Health per internal resolution MS-DM-4467-2020. Check for your business on the list so that you are sure what type of rule applies to you. General rules for temporary closure of all establishments with sanitary permit: From Monday to

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boat registration
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Let’s register your boat! In Costa Rica, all boats must be registered through the National Registry of Ships, as stated in article 3 of the Regulations of the Costa Rican Naval Registry and article 38 of the Regulations for the Public Registry of Personal Property. Before carrying out the registration

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Update, July 9, 2020: The Customs Office (Aduanas) extended until August 18, 2020, the validity of the Temporary Import Permit for vehicles (land, air, and water vehicles) that have a temporary import certificate. This applies to all those vehicles that entered Costa Rica after December 17, 2019, and whose certificate

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should i dissolve my corp
BusinessCorporationsTaxes

A corporation is an agreement or contract made by nationals or foreigners through which they mutually commit themselves to contribute capital (money, goods, etc.) in general to create a business. While it is true, it is not the only reason why people create a corporation, we must determine when it is necessary

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