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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

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

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