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Tighter Controls in Force – SUGEF Oversees More Economic Activities

Tighter Controls in Force – SUGEF Oversees More Economic Activities

Tighter Controls in Force – SUGEF Oversees More Economic Activities.  Stronger laws to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism in Costa Rica now apply to a w

Real Estate in Costa Rica – Legal Ease

Real Estate in Costa Rica – Legal Ease

Real Estate in Costa Rica – Legal Ease: Unlike in some countries, land ownership in Costa Rica is permitted without any requirement for citizenship, residency or perman

Legal Ease- Is Your Builder Responsible?

Legal Ease- Is Your Builder Responsible?

 Your beautiful new Costa Rican home was finally built and you settled in a while ago. Everything turned out great, so now you can kick back and enjoy your perfect space. The

Legal Ease- Costa Rica Annual Taxes Due

Legal Ease- Costa Rica Annual Taxes Due

Costa Rica Annual Taxes Due: As a Costa Rican property and/or corporation owner, you should be aware of taxes that need to be paid annually. Failure to comply may be subject t

Luxury Home Tax Costa Rica

Luxury Home Tax Costa Rica

Luxury Home Tax Costa Rica: Costa Rica’s Solidarity Tax for the Strengthening of Housing Programs (Impuesto Solidario para el Fortalecimiento de Programas de Vivienda) was

Costa Rica Electronic Invoicing Mandatory for Property Rentals: Legal Ease

Costa Rica Electronic Invoicing Mandatory for Property Rentals: Legal Ease

Costa Rica Electronic Invoicing Mandatory for Property Rentals – Legal Ease: Real estate rentals will soon be subject to the same legal requirement for electronic invoi

Costa Rica Tax Fraud Prevention Update: Legal Ease

Costa Rica Tax Fraud Prevention Update: Legal Ease

Costa Rica Tax Fraud Prevention Update: Legal Ease: The following are outcomes of 2016 legislation “to improve the fight against tax fraud” in Costa Rica. Mandatory electr

Set Up a Corporation in Costa Rica

Set Up a Corporation in Costa Rica

Set Up a Corporation in Costa Rica: Understanding the advantages of setting up a corporation in Costa Rica is important when contemplating the relatively unrestricted opportu

Legal Ease – HOA Meetings

Legal Ease – HOA Meetings

Each condominium complex in Costa Rica has a set of bylaws known as Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs), outlining the rules, regulations, dues, rights and obl

Legalease – Buying a Business

Legalease – Buying a Business

Do I keep the existing corporation or set up a new one? Most businesses in Costa Rica are run through a legally registered corporation. One of the first decisions to make when

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