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Corporation tax 2017

The New Costa Rica Annual Corporation Tax 2017 is in Effect

The new annual Corporation Tax Law (Ley de Impuesto a las Personas Jurídicas) # 9428 has been approved and published in the Official Newspaper La Gaceta. That means that you will have to pay Corporation Tax 2017. The regulations to the law have also been posted on the website of the Costa Rica Department of Revenue […]

Shipping your household to Costa Rica

Shipping your household to Costa Rica

Before moving to Costa Rica, you better first decide if you need shipping your household to Costa Rica or not. The decision to buy or rent a property comes next. Before you move, get rid of all that old stuff and clutter. You don’t want to pay your mover to ship stuff that you don’t […]

Does marrying a Costarican change your U.S. tax obligations

by Randall Lindner for the Easy Times It has become common for US Persons to find love abroad. You’ll often hear of an American moving to Costa Rica and marrying a young Tico or Tica. A U.S. citizen or permanent resident needs to consider a few tax issues when marrying a non-American.  A U.S. Person […]

FBAR and American Expatriates

by ZM Ishmurzina for the Easy Times Filing a US expat tax return is a daunting task for many American expatriates. Although US citizens and green card holders are aware of foreign earned income exclusion, foreign housing exclusion and foreign tax credit, many American expats do not realize the importance of FBAR. FBAR is the Report […]

Costa Rica financial and account records according to 2013 tax law

by guest Blogger Attorney Roger Petersen In my first and second blog about the changes in Costa Rica Tax Law 2013, I explained about Law of Compliance of Standards of Fiscal Transparency and Law Strengthening the Tax Administration Procedures. In this 3rd and last blog on this matter, I will tell you about the powers […]