Remote’s guide to employing in

Costa Rica
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Make employment in Costa Rica easy. Let us handle payroll, benefits, taxes, compliance, and even stock options for your team in Costa Rica, all in one easy-to-use platform.

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  • Capital City

    San José

  • Currency

    Costa Rican colón (₡, CRC)

  • Languages

    Spanish

  • Population size

    5,094,118

Services available in this country:
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Taxes in Costa Rica

Learn how employment taxes and statutory fees affect your payroll and your employees’ paychecks in Costa Rica.

30%Corporate tax rate
9.25%Health & Maternity
5.25%Basic Pension Scheme
0.25%Banco Popular Employer Fee
5.0%Family Assignations
0.5%Social Aid: (IMAS)
1.5%INA
0.25%Contribution from Banco Popular Employer
3%Labor Capitalization Fund
0.5%Complementary Pension Fund
1%National Insurance Institute