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What's up with the Corporation Tax Costa Rica in 2019?

What’s up with the Corporation Tax Costa Rica in 2019?

I wrote this blog about Corporation Tax Costa Rica originally on January 1st, 2016. Since 2016, many things have happened with the Corporation Tax Costa Rica. Everything I wrote at the time has changed and we’re now in September 2019. So it’s time for an update. For many years, lawyers in Costa Rica recommended property […]

How to save money on liquor in Costa Rica

How to save money on liquor in Costa Rica

Did you know that you can save a lot of money buying liquor in Costa Rica in the right place?  If you don’t drink before you move to Costa Rica, there might several reasons to start doing so pretty soon. It can be pretty warm some days and for many, there is nothing nicer than a […]

6 Tax Tips That Every American Expat in Costa Rica Should Know

6 Tax Tips That Every American Expat in Costa Rica Should Know

If you’re an American expat, living in Costa Rica, you will love these 6 tax tips. According to the recent statistics, Costa Rica is one of the best countries to live in. It ranks on top positions when it comes to the happiest and greenest places. The tropical paradise combines magnificent nature and sustainable development, while its […]

Costa Rica property tax

Costa Rica property tax

Costa Rica property tax or impuesto sobre Los Bienes Inmuebles is calculated over the registered value of your property in the municipality where the property is located. The percentage of the annual property tax is 0,25%, as regulated by Law 7509. Costa Rica property tax runs from the 1st of January until the 31st of […]

What if I don’t pay my Annual Costa Rica Corporation Tax?

What if I don’t pay my Annual Costa Rica Corporation Tax?

I get questions by email about the annual Costa Rica corporation tax that was approved in January 2012. In a past article, I explained what this annual Costa Rica corporation tax is all about and why it was created. This is important information for most of my readers since many of you own your Costa Rica […]

US Tax Return Due Dates for Americans Living Abroad

Most U.S. citizens and green card holders rushed to file a US tax return by April 15. However, Americans living abroad on the regular due date of their tax return can take advantage of several extensions. First and foremost, American expatriates get an automatic two-month extension until June 15 to file US expatriate tax returns. […]