Welcome to Summerland Relocation Services (SRS-CR). Headquartered in Perez Zeledon in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone, we offer over 30 years of relocation experience with a wide array of services that include:
EXPLORE – Play, relocate or just explore: Our relocation tours have SPECIALIZED in Southern Costa Rica since 2006, and we know all the many (and often hidden) wonders in our area.
STAY – Vacation, short and long term rentals: We always RECOMMEND long term rentals and frequent visits before making your final move here.
PROPERTY – Buy, sell or create your own development: We have the EXPERTISE to save you from the pitfalls and help you create your dream.
CONSTRUCTION – Build, remodel or repair: From the first sketch on a napkin to moving you in, our work is GUARANTEED – we take the headaches out of building.
TOTAL MANAGEMENT: – Residential Concierge Services, Property Maintenance and Management : We handle it all from GUIDANCE to MANAGEMENT from teaching you how to pay your bills to paying them for you.
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Your 2019 Marchamos is due on December 31st. What is Marchamos? The “auto circulation permit” which is the equivalent to what is known as the “registration” of your car in the United States. If you have plate numbers and your RTV (reteve) is current, you need to pay Marchamo before 12-31-18 to avoid fines and interest.
Do you need help with this? Summerland Relocation Services (SRS) will complete this process for you … Contact us and let us consult you through the process.
Most individuals who own property here in Costa Rica do so under a corporation name. This means you pay corporation tax every year. In 2018, there were revisions made to the laws which require you to submit a form and pay taxes. See our articleon what was done last year to get a better understanding of the history.
If you haven’t done so already, you will need to complete the D-140 tax form and submit it to the Tax Administration.
Just recently we published an article regarding 2019 Corporation Taxes and Registration. The article focuses on updated laws requiring anyone who owns a corporation in Costa Rica to fill out a “D-140 form” which must be submitted to the Tax Administration …
Now we are writing about how to register shareholders and beneficial owners in Costa Rica. The government requires, by law, shareholders or beneficial owners of any Costa Rican corporation or foreign company to go through a very specific registration process. This process has been newly instituted and the obligation begins March 1st, 2019.
Reactions to moving abroad by Donaldo
Some of the reactions we get from our friends and families when we tell them that we are moving to Costa Rica range from “WHAT”! Which is quickly followed up by “Are you crazy”? “What is wrong with you”? And across the pond, “Have you gone round the bend” or “Are you daft”?
Summerland Relocation Services (SRS) was founded by Jane Gregson, providing relocation services to Americans and Canadians coming to Costa Rica for almost 15 years.
Perhaps I’ve always made choices which were not exactly what most of society would call ‘traditional’ or ‘safe’. Or maybe I just come off as a bit of an odd ball or misfit to some people. Perhaps what is really going on …