Our Story

Our Story

Rich Coast Accounting was founded by Robert L. Pioso, US CPA CGMA in 2012 after moving to Costa Rica permanently in 2009. With 25 years of experience as a CPA licensed in the State of Illinois, he is one of the few professionals in Costa Rica who understands and works with both US and Costa Rican tax systems and accounting compliance and business planning matters, while being able to communicate in English.

He also has extensive experience in financial, operational and internal control matters of Costa Rican businesses and the regulatory environment for successfully operating small businesses.

A native of the US Midwest (Chicago and Milwaukee), Mr. Pioso worked for two large CPA firms and was the CFO of a real estate development and timeshare company. As one of the only three recognized tax professionals in Costa Rica, by the Internal Revenue Service, he has offices in both Santa Ana (San Jose) and Nosara (Guanacaste) and has a staff of 6.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Illinois CPA Society, the American Bar Association, the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners and The Charted Institute of Management Accountants.

Rich Coast Accounting services a variety of clients all over Costa Rica - Nosara, Puerto Viejo, San Jose, Jaco, Manual Antonio and Perez Zeldon.

Our Services

Costa Rican Business Accounting and Bookkeeping

Need a new way of tracking, organizing and managing your finances?

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Costa Rican Tax Planning and Compliance

Nobody likes to pay more taxes than they should and many find taxation a foreign language.

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Cost Segregation Studies

Are you a real estate developer?

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Operational and Internal Control Assessments

Operating a business in a foreign country can be very challenging.

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US Tax Compliance and Planning

If you are from the USA you are generally are required to file a income tax return – even if the source of the income is outside the USA.

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New Company Registration Services

Costa Rica remains one of the safest and most attractive countries for foreign investment in Latin America and also has become a very popular destination for tourism given its proximity to the United States.

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