Special Regimes

1. Tourisim

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We offer you the best advice required for project planning and structuring, acquisition of real estate properties, obtaining permits and licenses for the establishment of your tourist projects in the Dominican territory. To do this, we complement our services for the establishment of your tourism projects with the management of contracts, investment records, tax advice, among other aspects related to the sector.

Our specialties are:

- Project Management

a) Due Diligence of projects: the property, corporate and financial documentation, lenders and any other related aspects that could influence the operation and its execution

b) Contract structuring: drafting and reviewing all contracts necessary for the operation of your Project

c) Legal assistance with the financing of tourism projects

d) Legal assistance with project construction

e) Legal assistance with obtaining government permits, licenses and authorizations for tourist activities: hotels, restaurants, tour operators

f) CONFOTUR´s benefits under Law No. 158-01 and its amendments

g) Legal assistance during the tourism development operation

h) Review and validation of Customer-prepared terms

i) Review and/or drafting of financial documents and guarantees

j) Closing and post-closing issues related to the project and its guarantees

- License

a) Environmental license

b) No objection Ministry of Tourism

c) No City Council objection

d) Construction license

e) Tourist Establishment Operations License

- Consulting

- CONFOTUR´s exemptions

2. Free Zones

We assist you in the incorporation of your industrial investment in the Dominican Republic through the establishment of free zones and industrial parks in our country by application of Law No. 8-90 on The Promotion of Free Zones. To do this, we manage the obtaining of the corresponding government authorizations, the location of a free zone park that suits your needs, the preparation of the lease, the creation of the technical profile, as well as those benefits derived from this special regime, as is the case of the exemption card on transfer of industrialized goods and services (ITBIS) to the Dominican tax authorities.

Our specialties are:

- Consulting in application of Law No. 8-90 and supplementary regulations

- Obtaining operating licenses

- Obtaining tax exemptions before the National Council of Export Free Zones, Ministry of Finance and Directorate-General for Internal Taxes

- ITBIS waiver card

- ITBIS Exemption Card Renewal

- Technical profile development

- Non-Objection Assistance to the National Council of Export Free Zones

- Reconsideration resources and hierarchical remedies before the tax administration

- Feasibility analysis of Free Zone establishments in national territory

3. Border development

We extend our knowledge to advise you on the establishment of your business with special incentives related to Law No. 28-01 that creates a Special Zone of Border Development, covering the provinces of Pedernales, Independencia, Elías Piña, Dajabón, Montecristi, Santiago Rodríguez and Bahoruco. Under this virtue, we prepare your operations to take advantage of the special tax incentives granted to this sector in the country, incorporation of the corporate vehicle for the start of its operations, as well as review of legal documentation and issuance of legal opinions.

Our specialties are:

- Consultancy under Law No. 28-01

- Obtaining border enterprise classification

- Obtaining corresponding exemptions

- Feasibility analysis of business establishments in the border development zone

- Reconsideration resources and hierarchical resources before the administration