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Costa Rica VAT rise to 15%

  • Aug 19, 2017 | Richard Asquith

Costa Rica VAT rise to 15%

The government of Costa Rica has put forward a proposal for an increase in VAT from 13% to 15%.

The tax rise is part of a package of changes presented to parliament last week.  It included expansion of the corporate income tax net to global income.


VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.