Daily Archives: December 28, 2011


It is a well-known fact that the import duties, taxes, stamps etc… for bringing a car into Costa Rica are exorbitant.  They run somewhere between 50% & 70% depending on how new the car is.  They tax newer cars less than older cars, hoping that this will improve the quality […]

Cars in Costa Rica


This article was written for my Costa Rica real estate blog. Hence the references to real estate. I felt that the topics considered here were better suited to Dominical Dot Biz. So I move it. The Life of a Costa Rica Real Estate Guy If you are wondering about the […]

The Missing Element in Costa Rica – Culture