Lawyers, Laws & Taxes
Costa Rica Taxes – Ready for the Education and Culture Stamp and the First Income Tax Advance for the year 2010?
On March 31st the payment of the Education and Culture Stamp is due. This tax is based on the Corporations' Net Equity Balance. The ...Read More
Costa Rica Luxury Home Tax Notification Process Begins…
After all the last minute adjustments and extensions made by the Costa Rican Tax Administration regarding deadlines and requirements to ...Read More
Costa Rica Eliminates Prison Terms For Defamation
New York, February 12, 2010. The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Costa Rican legislature to remove criminal defamation ...Read More
Costa Rica Real Estate Transactions. More Regulations On The Way
The law, "Regulation of Real Estate Contracts and Real Estate Agents" is quite ambitious in its goal and if passed would create significant ...Read More
Ramifications of U.S. Crackdown on Foreign Tax Havens
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced the opening of its first criminal investigation office in Panama and the agency is ...Read More
Costa Rica Property Taxes – The new tax on luxury homes finally approved.
The new tax on luxury homes has become law. Since our first article about this new tax back in November 2008 which was officially published ...Read More
U.S. Tax Savings Available Through Code Section 911
U.S. citizens residing in Costa Rica who earn compensation for personal services performed in Costa Rica or another foreign country may ...Read More
The Legal Due Diligence Process For Trusted Developers – The Law Offices of Petersen & Philps have prepared the following guidelines…
The comprehensive due diligence procedures that WeLoveCostaRica.com does on your behalf before recommending a real estate developer as a ...Read More
If You Are A U.S. Citizen Who Owns A Costa Rican Corporation – You’d better be filing IRS Form 5471.
U.S. citizens who move to, or acquire property in, Costa Rica often find it necessary or convenient to form a Costa Rican corporation to ...Read More
Litigation In Arbitration Courts In Costa Rica. Part 1
Arbitration is one of the methods to solve disputes between parties, in which a third party, chosen by the parties in conflict, after ...Read More