Costa Rica: Annual 15% Tax on Casinos
If the bill presented to the Legislative Assembly is successful, a 15% tax will be levied on casinos' gross earning.
Thursday, August 19, 2010
The previous government's proposal also includes an annual charge of $50,000 payable by electronic betting houses located in the Costa Rican national territory.
A project sponsored by the government foresees a 2% raw income tax to casinos and electronic betting operations.
The Law Project that regulates bets, casinos and other gambling games was presented at the Congress.
The Nicaraguan congress has approved on the whole, a special law for the control and regulation of casinos and game rooms.
Costa Rica's Congress has approved the first reading of a bill to ban smoking in public places, and charge a tax of $0.80 on each packet of 20 cigarettes.
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