Costa Rica: modern and secure

A strong and stable Central American base

Why Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the most attractive countries in which to do business in Central America, offering the region’s strongest social and political environment. Costa Rica’s stable mercantile and banking regulations, combined with high standard modern services and an exceptional workforce, create a secure environment for investors and corporations.

Our core areas of expertise

However, entering a new market presents significant challenges and risks. Companies must ensure a complete understanding of local laws and regulations to avoid facing risks to their reputation, fiscal penalties, loss of business opportunities and legal action.

TMF Costa Rica helps companies keep compliant with local regulations and filings, and has helped many large and small businesses set up in Costa Rica with speed, safety and efficiency.

We have a solid core of local experts in Costa Rica assisting local and international clients, providing financial, legal, HR and payroll services across the country. We can get you set up, provide a single point of contact and take care of those non-core elements that keep your business moving, allowing you to focus on what you do best: selling your products and services.

As a leading provider of business process services, TMF Group helps companies looking to expand their operations with:

  • Accounting and Tax services: We take care of local statutory bookkeeping, full consolidated accounts and management reporting to relevant local and international standards. We also help you manage your tax and reporting obligations.
  • Consultancy solutions: A flexible service allowing companies to deal with complexities created by expansion into new countries or growth in existing overseas locations.
  • Corporate Secretarial services: We can take care of recurring compliance filings, manage routine corporate changes and retrieve any official corporate documents from official registries.
  • Governance services: We help you stay compliant, manage your risk and regulatory obligations, including your filling requirements for CRS, FATCA, KYC and BEPS related regulations.
  • HR and Payroll services: We help you to apply and implement international policies in employment contracts and handbooks, and pay your staff in compliance with local law.
  • International Corporate Structuring: We manage the legal set-up and structuring of new or existing operations.
  • International Entity Healthchecks: We are able to provide official details about your company’s structure, assess the compliance situation and recommend the next steps that should be taken to remediate any discrepancies found.

*Availability of our global portfolio is country dependent.

Understanding local law, regulations, processes and requirements is at the heart of what we do. From whatever country you are in, our wholly-owned and independent offices across the globe can help launch your entry into the Costa Rican market, ensuring you reduce risk and simplify operations.

Get in touch with our team to discuss how to grow your business in Costa Rica.

To find out exactly how we can help you, speak to our experts

We deliver tailored solutions to each precise location that allow you to operate smoothly from day one.

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