What is a Free Zone?

Zonas Francas – Incentives to Companies Granted by Costa Rican Government

Benefits of Joining a Free ZoneThe Free Trade Zone Regime is the mainstay of Costa Rica’s export and investment promotion strategy. It consists of a set of incentives and benefits granted by the Costa Rican government to companies making new investments in the country. The most significant of which are the tax exemptions for those projects that meet or exceed a US $10 million threshold. Those projects are referred to as mega projects.

As a designated mega project free zone, Quantum FZ can offer it’s tenants some of the best tax incentives in the world. These benefits are standardized and apply to all sectors of business, including the most intensive industrial manufacturing, agrochemical manufacturing and all forms of value added assembly and distribution.

Free Zone Tax Benefits with No Expiration - 100% Tax Exemptions
  • Customs duties on imports & exports
  • Withholding tax on royalties and fees
  • Sales tax on local purchases of goods and services
  • Stamp duty
  • Income Tax Exemption for 12 years- renewable for additional 12 year periods