Other Incentives


Sector specific benefits

Colombia offers income tax exemptions in the sectors mentioned below. This benefit allows companies to pay 0%, instead of the general rate of 33%.

  • New forestry and sawmills plantations.
  • Income associated to Social Housing (VIS for its acronym in Spanish) and Housing of Priority Social Interest (VIP for its acronym in Spanish).
  • Sale of electric power generated with wind power, biomass, solar, geothermal or generated by the sea movement as long as the carbon dioxide emission certificates are processed, obtained and sold in accordance with the terms of the Kyoto Protocol. Additionally, 50% of the resources obtained from the sale of said certificates shall be invested in works of social benefit in the region where the generator operates.
  • River transportation services in low draft vessels. 


Incentives to investment and donations for Scientific and Technological Development:

Income taxpayers who directly or indirectly invest in, or give grants to, projects qualified as technological research and development can deduct the entire amount of their investment in the taxable year in which said investment was made. Additionally the investor may discount 25% of the invested value in the same taxable year in which it was made. your social media marketing partner


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