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Insurance Nuggets:

Insurance Nuggets:

Many film buffs of a certain age will likely remember these famous lines of dialog from the classic comedy “Groundhog Day”. Ned: Phil? Hey, Phil? Phil! Phil Connors? Phil

Legalese – What is an Apostille?

Legalese – What is an Apostille?

In March 2011, Costa Rica joined the Hague Apostille Convention, which set global standards for the recognition of public documents among various countries. Through this conve

Insurance Nuggets – A Year in the Life of Insuring

Insurance Nuggets – A Year in the Life of Insuring

‘Twas the night before Christmas as this kid from Jersey sat at his desk I thought how this past year was one of the best. My business increased as I made a lot of new frien

Legal Ease – Corporate Tax Update

Legal Ease – Corporate Tax Update

In addition to imposing an annual tax on all Costa Rican corporations, the new law 9428 requires all inactive corporations to register with the national tax authority (Direcci

Insurance Nuggets – Health Insurance

Insurance Nuggets – Health Insurance

“We are healthy and we never need to go to the doctor.” Over the years as a health insurance provider in Costa Rica, I have heard this more often than not from clients app

Legal Ease – Power of Attorney in Costa Rica

Legal Ease – Power of Attorney in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, there are four types of power of attorney (POA) that one person or corporation can grant to another person. Poder especial (Special or Limited POA) As per artic

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

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