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Full Legal service from FACIO & CAÑAS

FACIO & CAÑAS was founded in 1942 by a group of attorneys who shared a deep commitment to high ethical standards and quality professional services. Today, because of their commitment, FACIO & CAÑAS is the largest and most prestigious law firm in Costa Rica. Their attorneys participate in a broad range of professional, civic and corporate activities, allowing them to advise clients with accurate understanding of world trends and advances and their specific application in Costa Rica. Additionally, their backgrounds, experience, ethical principles and knowledge of the country allow them to offer the best legal services available, whether in specific matters or general corporate counselling.

FACIO & CAÑAS offers its clients a diverse and specialized corporate practice at a reasonable cost-effective manner, through greater efficiency created by the use of the most advanced technology, careful budgeting and strict cost controls. See full legal service here.
 

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  1. Costa Rica Corporate Guide to doing business.
  2. Costa Rica Company Incorporation.
  3. Property Purchase Cost Breakdown.
  4. Immigration Status Comparison.
  5. How to Request Residency.
  6. Retired Resident Status.
  7. General Entry Visa Guidelines.

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Property Purchase Cost Breakdown

Purchase of Property in Costa Rica

Forming a Corporation
Expense Description Quantity Price US$
Costa Rica company incorporation

We strongly recommend our clients to purchase real property through a Holding Company for tax mitigation and property management purposes. Incorporating a Stock Company before the Costa Rican Mercantile Registry has the following cost.

1 600.00
Incorporation Expenses

Registrations stamps and duties. Includes issuing of shares, corporate identification number and card, registration of corporate and accounting books, publishing before the official newspaper (La Gaceta).

1 75.00
Total:   675.00
Purchase Documents and other Agreements
Closing of Purchase

(Notary Fees)

Attorney fees represent 1,25% of the Real Purchase Value.

1 1.25%
Transfer Tax

Mandatory Transfer Tax per Law No. 6999 equivalent to 1,5% of purchase price.

1 1.5%
Registration Fees & Stamps

Equivalent to approximately 0,85% of purchase prices. Stamps and duties are collected by the Costa Rica Real Property Registry.

1 0.85%

 

Full Legal Service Package from FACIO & CAÑAS

Full Legal Services Package comprises the following services:-

  • Preparation of Purchase Documents and other Agreements;
  • Forming a Corporation, Registrations stamps and duties. Includes issuing of shares, corporate identification number and card, registration of corporate and accounting books, publishing of notice in the official newspaper (La Gaceta).
  • Closing of Purchase

    Notary Fees. Mandatory per Executive Decrees No. 20307-J y 22308-J.

    Attorney fees. Attorney fees represent 1,25% of the Real Purchase Value

    Transfer Tax. Mandatory Transfer Tax per Law No. 6999 equivalent to 1, 5% of declared purchase price.

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