Costa Rica | Inactive Entities Informative Return, Form D-195, will be available on 24 April 2023

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18 Apr 2023
Subject Tax Alert
Categories Corporate Tax
Jurisdictions Costa Rica
  • Inactive entities may obtain Form-D195 through the Costa Rican Tax Authority's digital platform on 24 April 2023.
  • This year, Form-D195 must be filed no later than 31 May 2023 — otherwise penalties may apply.

According to a press release issued by the Costa Rican Ministry of Finance, the Informative Return for Inactive Entities will be made available to inactive entities on 24 April 2023, through the Tax Authority's digital platform (in Spanish "Administración Tributaria Virtual, ATV").

The deadline for filing the informative return will be extended, for this year only, to 31 May 2023. Failure to file the return on time may lead to a penalty equivalent to three base salaries (approx. CRC 1,386,600).

For more information on the scope of compliance obligations for inactive entities and Form D-195, please refer to Global Tax Alert 2023-5386.


For additional information with respect to this Alert, please contact the following:

Ernst & Young, S.A., San José, Costa Rica
  • Rafael Sayagues
  • Randall Oquendo
  • Daniel Quesada

Published by NTD’s Tax Technical Knowledge Services group; Carolyn Wright, legal editor

For a full listing of contacts and email addresses, please click on the Tax News Update: Global Edition (GTNU) version of this Alert.