Starting a Business in Colombia: Registering Your Business

Registering a Business in Colombia

Registering a local business entity is not always clear-cut. In our fourth article in our ongoing series “Starting a Business in Colombia,” you will learn all the ins-and-outs when registering a local business entity in Colombia.

Accounting in Colombia in Crisis

Accounting in Crisis

While accountants in developed economies enjoy a fairly static accounting regulatory space, Colombian accountants have been confronting an increasingly complex tax, accounting, and administrative landscape since 2012. Below is a brief, non-exhaustive summary of how corporate tax and accounting norms and obligations have changed over the past decade or so.

Buying Property in Colombia: Putting It All Together

The following is intended to complement our video tutorial “Buying Property in Colombia: Putting It All Together.” Anyone planning to buy property in Colombia should review all the videos and articles in this series prior to actually making an offer.

After finalizing a comprehensive, independent property title analysis, your local attorney can now focus on drafting a solid purchase agreement, manage any relevant pre-closing processes and assist you at closing. Below are key considerations you will need to keep in mind right up to the time you receive title to your new property in Colombia.

Buying Property in Colombia: From Purchase Agreement to Closing

The following is intended to complement our video tutorial “Buying Property in Colombia: From Purchase Agreement to Closing”. Anyone planning to buy property in Colombia should review all the videos and articles in this series prior to actually making an offer.

After finalizing a comprehensive, independent property title analysis, your local attorney can now focus on drafting a solid purchase agreement, manage any relevant pre-closing processes and assist you at closing. Below are key considerations you will need to keep in mind right up to the time you receive title to your new property in Colombia.

Filing Personal Taxes in Colombia: A Comprehensive Guide

TOPIC SUMMARY
This article provides foreigners with a comprehensive summary of the tax filing process in Colombia for individuals. It is intended to provide general information only. You should consult with your own local accountant if you proceed with an actual tax filing.

IMPORTANT LEGAL BULLETIN: Analysis of Proposed Changes to Current Visa Rules

Analysis of Visa Rules in Colombia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has just published proposed changes to the rules governing how foreigners apply for visas in Colombia. Below is a summary of the most significant changes. Note that these proposed changes remain subject to public comments and additional amendments. We will be publishing additional analysis once a final version is approved by the relevant authorities