Lawyers, Laws & Taxes
FATCA Is NOT For Fat Cats – The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act for U.S. citizens.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which goes into effect on January 1, 2013 - and you know it'll be here before you blink - ...Read More
The Costa Rica Tax Man Gets Tougher On Working Professionals and Businesses!
His message may be clear but how Francisco Villalobos plans to enforce this is certainly NOT clear because strangely enough, according to ...Read More
The Brand New Corporation’s Tax – Supreme Court says it’s OK
Actually, the Government is already counting on the forecasted ¢37,000 millions (around US$74 million) per year that they think they are ...Read More
Costa Rica’s Brand New Corporation Tax On Hold!
But yesterday a group of 12 "thoughtful" lawmakers - of course no one of them is from the official party Partido Liberacion Nacional, the ...Read More
Costa Rica’s Brand New Corporation Tax – It’s now official!
On 8th August 2011, 38 of Costa Rica's Law Makers voted for the Corporation's new Tax Bill to become a law, which means that starting in ...Read More
Luxury Property Tax. The most recent change
Having said that, if the owner of a so called luxury house valued, according to the official value guide, in more than ¢100,000,000 (around ...Read More
Costa Rica’s New Tax On All Corporations – Update.
Since most of the lawmakers in charge of deciding if this bill should be discussed have agreed to allow the bill to go to the Congress be ...Read More
Property Theft in Costa Rica. Help! They stole my property.
At first glance you may imagine that this article is about the theft of personal property after all you might expect to have a camera, ...Read More
Rental Properties and Sales Taxes In Costa Rica – When this tax should be collected?
Any individual or company who generates revenue out of a property in Costa Rica in the form of rent must report this income and possibly ...Read More
US “Persons” in Costa Rica with Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts
You know that any United States person who has a financial interest in or signature authority or other authority over any financial account ...Read More