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Costa Rica: Updates on work hours-reduction, credit card commissions legislation (COVID-19)

Costa Rica: Updates on work hours-reduction

The National Assembly approved the following legislation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:


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  • Legislation to regulate the temporary reduction of the work hours agreed between parties, when the gross income of companies is affected by reason of a national emergency declaration, due to COVID-19
  • Legislation to regulate the maximum commissions charged by service providers that use payment processing devices and regarding the processing of transactions that use a payment card system

Read a March 2020 report [PDF 145 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Costa Rica

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