Second Consultation for New VAT Law

Until April 2 will be in public consultation in Costa Rica the regulations of the Value Added Tax Law, which incorporates the changes of the first proposal disclosed on January 29.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

This is the second consultation carried out, since on January 29, 2019, the proposal for "Regulation of Title I of Law No. 9635 of December 3, 2018, denominated "Value Added Tax Law" (VAT) was made available to the public.

See "Regulations for New VAT Law"

From the Ministry of Finance press release:

March 19, 2019. Since this Tuesday, March 19, the Ministry of Finance put into public consultation the final draft of the "Regulation of Title I of Law No. 9635 of December 3, 2018, called "Value Added Tax Law", with the aim of citizens express their concerns about this document.

The project will be available on the website (banner ads), for a term of ten working days, until April 2, 2019, as established in the second paragraph of Article 174 of the Code of Tax Rules and Procedures, and in the announcement published today in Alcance Digital No. 60, to La Gaceta.

Read full press release (In Spanish).

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