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Legal Corner – Corporation Alert

Under a new law effective September 1, 2017, all registered corporations, subsidiaries and legal liability companies in Costa Rica will be subject to an annual tax payable on

Insurance Nuggets – Agent or Broker? Know which one works for you

An insurance broker inherently works for you, the client. (more…)

Insurance Nuggets – Not All Policies Are Alike

Pura Vida! This is the first in a regular Howler series of Insurance Nuggets. I hope it will be of value to some or most readers. As you may know, not all insurance policies a

Legal Ease – Annual Tax Over CR Corporations

Legal Ease – Annual Tax Over CR Corporations

Legal Ease – Due Diligence, Purchasing a Vehicle in Costa Rica

Legal Ease – Due Diligence, Purchasing a Vehicle in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, all vehicles are duly registered within the Registro Nacional (National Registry), and all relevant information about the title must be duly recorded. Any modif

Legal Ease – Costa Rica Income & Sales Tax

Legal Ease – Costa Rica Income & Sales Tax

As per Costa Rican tax laws, any and all physical persons or legal entities (SA or SRL) that carry a business or conduct an activity that generates a profit within Costa Rica,

Legal Ease – Estate Planning

Legal Ease – Estate Planning

As a real property owner in Costa Rica, with no business conducted on your property, you should be aware about taxes that need to be paid. Failure to pay them would generate p

Legal Ease – Estate Planning

Legal Ease – Estate Planning

“Da tua dum tua sunt, post mortem tunc tua non sunt”. (Give that which is yours while it is yours; after death, it is not yours). Executing a testamentary disposition or a

Legal Ease: Purchasing a Condominium

Legal Ease: Purchasing a Condominium

In Costa Rica, all real properties are duly registered within the Registro Nacional (National Registry) and all relevant information about the title and the survey maps must b

MORTGAGES – Costa Rica

MORTGAGES – Costa Rica

Unlike some other countries, anyone can buy real property in Costa Rica. You are not required to have CR citizenship, residency, nor even be permanently present here to own la

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