Tag: Property tax

FAQ | Property Tax and other taxes to pay when buying property in Costa Rica

Don’t you want to know how much property tax to pay before buying property in Costa Rica? Learn now how much, when, and where to pay Costa Rica property tax, as well as other taxes. After you purchase a property in Costa Rica, you have to pay several property-related taxes: Property Transfer Tax When you…

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Mandatory property value declaration in Costa Rica

Did you know that every property owner in Costa Rica has to present a property value declaration every 5 years? Probably not eh… In most countries around the world, property owners receive notice from the tax authorities that they have to pay their property taxes. Not in Costa Rica though! Like so many other things…

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Costa Rica expat tax update 2014 – 2015

Any idea what taxes you have to pay in Costa Rica and when? Probably not… Therefore, let’s give you a Costa Rica expat tax update. In Costa Rica, most taxes and other payments, especially when you have employees, are due between December and January each year. Aguinaldo (Christmas Bonus) has to be paid in December, so…

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Post Closing Issues by Attorney Roger Petersen

Post-closing issues are often forgotten by the real estate agent, the closing attorney, and even the buyer. Often buyers assume these post-closing issues just happen automatically. Well, in Costa Rica, nothing goes automatically. That’s why I asked attorney Roger Petersen to help us out and write a blog about it. These post-closing issues seem so…

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