Costa Rica


  • 20-January-2014

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    Latin America: Tax revenues continue to rise, but are low and varied among countries, according to new OECD-ECLAC-CIAT report

    Tax revenues in Latin American countries continue to rise but are lower as a proportion of their national incomes than in most OECD countries. Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2012 shows that Argentina and Brazil have the highest tax revenue to GDP ratio, while Guatemala and Dominican Republic stand at the lower end.

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  • 5-April-2013

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    Costa Rica strengthens tax transparency

    Rica has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, the most comprehensive multilateral agreement available for tax-cooperation and exchange of information.

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  • 5-December-2012

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    Guatemala: commits to international exchange of tax information

    Guatemala has signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters allowing it to be removed from the list of countries that have not yet substantially implemented the internationally agreed tax standard.

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  • 7-November-2012

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    Country Notes for Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2012

    Country Notes from the publication 'Revenue Statistics in Latin America 1990 - 2010'.

  • 5-April-2012

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    Tax evasion: Pressure to end tax evasion grows as the Global Forum publishes new reviews

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has just completed peer reviews of 11 jurisdictions. This brings to 70 the number of peer review reports completed since March 2010.

  • 5-April-2012

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    Peer Review Report of Costa Rica - Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework

    This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Costa Rica.

  • 1-March-2012

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    Costa Rica becomes first Central American country to sign international tax agreement

    Costa Rica has signed the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, a multilateral agreement developed jointly by the Council of Europe and the OECD that was opened for signature to all countries in June 2011.

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  • 25-November-2009

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    Costa Rica makes progress in international tax co-operation, signs TIEA with Argentina

    Costa Rica announced that it has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Argentina.

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  • 28-August-2009

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    Agreement between Argentina and Costa Rica for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Argentina and Costa Rica for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

  • 7-April-2009

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    Four more countries commit to OECD tax standards

    The OECD welcomes recent commitments to the internationally agreed tax standard on exchange of information made by Costa Rica, Malaysia, Philippines and Uruguay.