Last January 25, 201, the General Immigration and Foreign Affairs Bureau of Costa Rica (DGME) issued the official note number DG-232-2017 answering a consultation about the permanence of those foreigners who have requested a resident status. Continue reading “Foreigners in process of requesting resident status may stay in the country”
This law reinstates the Tax on Corporations that had been eliminated in 2015 by the Constitutional Court. It still needs to go through the corresponding constitutionality consultation and approval in second debate in Congress.
On December 23, 2016, Executive Decree number 40090-H was published establishing the new brackets for the payment of the Luxury Home Tax (Solidary Tax) for the year 2017. Continue reading “New brackets for luxury home tax for 2017 have been announced”
Recent award by the Second Chamber of the Supreme Court ratifies this obligation.
Recently, the Second Chamber of the Supreme Court issued award number 2012-00560, by means of which it has been ratified that employers have the obligation to provide protection against labor accidents to all workers, independently of the type of labor relation that may be in place between the parties. Continue reading “Temporary workers must have protection against labor accidents.”