#DontBeFooled. False are the reports that the Value Added Tax (VAT) – Impuesto Sobre el Valor Agregado (IVA) in Spanish – applies to purchase made outside of Costa Rica. False is also the reports that purchases made outside of the country with cards issued in Costa Rica will apply the 13% VAT.
The Plan Fiscal (Tax Reform), approved in the first debate by the Legislative Assembly last week, does not include such a charge as it was erroneously indicated a massive message circulating on the WhatsApp platform as reported in La Nacion.
The tax reform establishes that the VAT, the tax that would replace the current sales tax, will only be applied only to the goods and services acquired in Costa Rica.
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