What I am going to suggest as an answer to the fiscal crisis in Costa Rica is simple.
Collect the taxes that are due and payable through enforcement.
In the U.S., we had the IRS with frightening power. When I lived in Russia we had what called the “Tax Police” with terrifying power. The IRS can take away almost anything when one failed to pay or were caught evading taxes. I remember an audit were I received threatening letters almost weekly from the IRS. Fortunately, we were right and they ended up paying us. In Russia, I had the experience of an attempted sting on our company in Moscow by seemingly nice guys with concealed Gryazev-Shipunov semi-automatics.
With new legislation and electronic invoicing, it appears that the government