Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

  • Corporate Tax Haven Index ranking: N/A
  • Financial Secrecy Index ranking: 83
  • Tax loss each year to tax havens: $209,088,114
  • Tax loss inflicted on other countries: $0

Country profile

Tax abuse losses

$209,088,114

lost in tax every year to global tax abuse

$197,171,969

lost to tax avoidance committed by multinational corporations

$11,916,144

lost to tax evasion committed by private individuals

  • Equivalent to 2.79% tax revenue (tax revenue in 2020 : $7,500,217,967 trillion)
  • Equivalent to loss of $42 per member of population (Population: 4,933,476.31)
  • Greater than Global Average tax revenue Loss 2.61%
  • Smaller than Regional Average tax revenue Loss 4.20%

Global Rankings

Corporate Tax Haven Index 2019
#N/A

Global Rank (First is Worst)

N/A/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

N/A

Share of global tax havenry

Financial Secrecy Index 2020
#83

Global Rank (First is Worst)

62.33/100

Haven Score (100 is Worst)

0.39%

Share of global tax secrecy

Harm to other countries

$0

in tax lost by other countries

$0

by enabling corporate tax avoidance

$0

by enabling private tax evasion

Responsible for 0.00% of global tax losses
Inflicted tax loss equivalent to yearly salaries of
0 nurses

Social impact of lost tax

Tax loss equivalent to 6.54% of health budget
Tax loss equivalent to 5.28% of education spendings
Suffered tax loss equivalent to paying yearly salaries of
18,748 nurses

Vulnerability to illicit financial flows

Most Vulnerable via Outward FDI
Vulnerable Score for this channel is 67.00 / 100
(100 is Worst)

Trading partners most responsible for vulnerability

Guatemala (35.9%)
Panama (34.0%)
Spain (5.6%)

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