Month: January 2021

COSTA RICA: THE DEADLINE FOR FILING THE INACTIVE COMPANIES’ TAX RETURN IS POSTPONED

January 26, 2021 In recent days we informed you that on March 15, 2021 the deadline for filing the Inactive Companies´ Tax Return (companies that do not carry out profitable activities in the country) expired and it was …

The Cuisine of Costa Rica

    Courtesy Special Places Management and Rentals Costa Rica www.specialplacesofcostarica.com If you like to eat (and who doesn’t?), Costa Rica offers a cornucopia of gastronomic delights to choose from. Restaurants abound that offer all kinds of international …

5 Reasons Why Costa Rica is the Best Place to Retire in 2021

From International Living – Kathleen Evans January 20, 2021 It is no surprise, year after year, to see Costa Rica earning top spots on such lists as “Happiest Places on Earth”, “Greenest Countries in the World”, “Blue Zones” and “Most …

How COVID-19 Changed The Residency Process in Costa Rica

By The Costa Rica Star – January 12, 2021 By Laura Gutierrez of Immigration Help Costa Rica Happy New Years Everyone Costa Rica Entry Requirements… For entry requirements and recently announced new restrictions within Costa Rica, please click on the links …

A Complete Guide to Opening up a Corporation in Costa Rica

By Allan Garro – January 14, 2021 Many expats coming to live or invest in Costa Rica decide or receive advice that creating a corporation is the best way to operate and protect their investment here. There are numerous reasons …

New Gun Control Law in Costa Rica

Courtesy Roger Petersen – costaricalaw.com Modifications to the gun control law of Costa Rica brings new limitations and stiffer sentences for violations. The Costa Rica legislature has approved changes to the Costa Rican Gun Control Law (Ley de …

Importing Firearms to Costa Rica

Courtesy Roger Peterson – Costaricalaw.com Importing a firearm to Costa Rica is not an easy ordeal.   The government has a very restrictive stance against the personal ownership of firearms by individuals and imposes regulations that make it cumbersome …

Covid and Travel Update – Costa Rica January 2021

Courtesy Roger Peterson costaricalaw.com Like most other places around the globe the covid pandemic has dealt a  blow on the Costa Rican economy and the healthcare system.  Currently we have 173,591 cases with 2,248 deaths and 598 hospitalized. The …

COSTA RICA RANKS AS THE BEST DESTINATION FOR RETIREES IN THE GLOBAL INDEX OF 2021

  JANUARY 6, 2021  COURTESY CHRISTOPHER HOWARD Costa Rica was placed in the first place as a destination for retirees in 2021, according to the annual ranking of the International Living.com publication, surpassing countries like Panama, Mexico, Colombia and Portugal. According to the …

Bloomberg says Costa Rica among top 2021 vacation destinations

Planning your 2021 travel? Consider Costa Rica, Bloomberg says. The U.S.-based media company published its “Where to Go in 2021,” recommending destinations “that will be especially profound” for travellers this year. Among the list of 24 is Costa …