Lawyers, Laws & Taxes
The Criminal Justice System
The criminal justice system in Costa Rica is made up of the body of laws which dictates what types of acts or offenses constitute a crime ...Read More
Litigation In Costa Rica – Part II
These factors combined with the fact that the Costa Rican system does not provide for punitive damages and forces the losing party to pay ...Read More
Costa Rica Taxes – What needs to be done after the closing?
Quite often, buyers of real estate in Costa Rica think that after the closing, specifically the payment of the transfer taxes and related ...Read More
Costa Rica Property Taxes on Luxury Homes – New proposal for tax scale.
The latest news regarding the agreement between the Ministerio de Hacienda and the Movimiento Libertario is that "if" ...Read More
Costa Rica Real Estate Law (Part II)
Most attorneys in Costa Rica are also Notary Publics. However, since the enactment of the "Código Notarial", as of 2003, the ...Read More
Costa Rica Attorney and Notary Fee Schedule.
As of August of 2005 the Executive Branch approved Executive Decree No. 32493 which sets forth the new schedule of fees for Attorney's and ...Read More
Costa Rica Residency – The Pensionado and Rentista Residency Program – Pursuant to the New Immigration Law [Law 8487]
The Costa Rican legislature approved a new Immigration Law, Law No. 8487 on November 25, 2005. This law, No. 8487 becomes effective on ...Read More
Costa Rica Real Estate Law – Part I
If you are interested in buying real estate in Costa Rica, apart from location and price, "the" most important issue for you to know and be ...Read More
Costa Rica Payroll Taxes & Employee Benefits
Taxes in Costa Rica have been structured in such a way since 1948 to finance and maintain that system and under certain circumstances, will ...Read More