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Costa Rica is a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, and in recent year’s their focus has been on taxation and financial transparency.
Currently, Costa Rica has taxation and financial transparency agreements in force with the USA, Argentina, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Greenland, Guernsey, Italy, Mexico, Norway, the Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
The main objective of the OECD agreements is to clearly establish the rules for the exchange of tax information between the signatory countries, and to share information that includes information and identification data of persons, taxpayers, representatives or shareholders, as well as financial transactions that allow for the proper collection of taxes.
In today’s complicated business environment, the most important requirement for global companies is to be informed about the local and international tax regulations that impact the decisions of multinational companies to open business operations in Costa Rica as well as in other countries.
The OECD has nearly 60 years of experience and insights to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being around the world. Together with participating governments, policy makers and citizens, the OECD works to establish evidence-based international standards to improve education and economic conditions that create more jobs and eliminate inequalities and poverty.
The advances that Costa Rica has made for the exchange of tax information and the countries commitment to the process of implementing the OECD – Base Erosion and Profit Shifting tax planning strategies, are very important aspects that stand out at an international level, and that has paid off in the fight against tax evasion both inside and outside the country.
Furthermore, the affiliation with the OECD has benefited Costa Rica’s image as an attractive country for multinational companies to open business operations here, and this creates 1000’s of new jobs every year.
The writer, Tom Rosenberger has lived and worked in Costa Rica since 1992 and from his 28 years of business experience here, he has acquired a wealth of knowledge about living and conducting business in Costa Rica.If you have questions and would like to contact Tom click here.