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How to File Taxes as a Corporation in Colombia

How to File Taxes as a Corporation in Colombia

Are you planning to invest or expand your company’s operation in Colombia? Learn how to file taxes as a corporation in Colombia.  Corporations operating in Colombia -one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America- are expected to comply with taxes at the national, regional, and municipal levels. These taxes may vary depending on the local regulations in each territory. Here we outline the...

What Are the Labor Laws in Colombia?

What Are the Labor Laws in Colombia?

Labor laws are the core of work relationships in Colombia, as they establish the rights and duties of employees and business owners operating in the country. This legal framework incorporates the guidelines and parameters set out by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Furthermore, the Colombian labor code enshrines aspects related to the types of employment contracts, hours of work,...

Colombia and Costa Rica Join the OECD: What Does This Mean?

Colombia and Costa Rica Join the OECD: What Does This Mean?

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organization with the aim of designing policies for a better way of carrying out development and economic co-operation. These policies would bring prosperity, equality, opportunities, and well-being for everyone. The OECD works with the organization’s member governments to set international standards to produce...

How to Liquidate a Company in Colombia

How to Liquidate a Company in Colombia

Learn about the process to liquidate a company in Colombia and obtain the support of legal experts in Colombia to carry out the correct procedure. Whether due to external situations or operational or managerial complications, companies may choose or need to undertake liquidation procedures. Colombia has been characterized for being an attractive destination for doing business. Its strategic...

How to Hire Staff Through an Employer of Record in Colombia

How to Hire Staff Through an Employer of Record in Colombia

Expanding a business to Colombia with an Employer of Record (EOR) can be a very attractive option for growing companies wanting to enter the market with a small-scale investment. In particular, startups and other small companies (SMEs) benefit from the emerging economy in Colombia and hiring staff through a third-party organization can support a small-scale expansion.Colombia has one of the...

Why Get an Entity Health Check in Colombia?

Why Get an Entity Health Check in Colombia?

Explore your options to get an entity health check in Colombia for your own business, or an existing company you may be planning to buy. A complex system of regulations, laws and licenses could be a factor not to buy an existing company without ensuring its status first. Additionally, you may not be aware of the full compliance picture of your company in Colombia. An entity health check can help...

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in Colombia?

When Do You Need a Legal Representative in Colombia?

Foreign investors and entrepreneurs will need to engage a Legal Representative in Colombia when they’re forming a company in the country. The Legal Representative in Colombia performs a number of tasks for the new company, including preparing formal documents and submitting them to Public Notaries and government institutions. It’s important to work alongside a trustworthy partner who has a depth...

Meet the Team: César Sánchez, Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia

Meet the Team: César Sánchez, Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia

César Sánchez is Biz Latin Hub's very own Medical Cannabis and Mining Lawyer in Colombia, with a range of experience in various legal professions.  Born in Santa Marta, César comes from a family of 4 and grew up with particular interest in history, foreign languages, and geography. César studied law at Universidad Sergio Arboleda, graduating with a Bachelor of Law. "During my experience at Uni,...

Legal Requirements to Start a Business in Colombia

Legal Requirements to Start a Business in Colombia

Colombia has one of the most agile legal systems in South America when it comes to starting a business. With an emphatic government agenda to encourage foreign investors and entrepreneurs into the country, institutional support to start a business in Colombia is strong. Being within the top three of the index of ease of doing business in Latin America in international rankings, the effort of the...

Meet the Team: Andrés Vargas, Senior Corporate Lawyer in Colombia

Meet the Team: Andrés Vargas, Senior Corporate Lawyer in Colombia

Andrés Vargas works as Biz Latin Hub's Senior Corporate Lawyer in Colombia. Andrés is one of the longest-serving members of Biz Latin Hub, having been a part of our team for 5 years now. During his time as the Head of the corporate law team in Colombia, Andrés has been influential in supporting clients from a variety of countries and sectors achieve their business objectives in Colombia. Andrés...

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