Edificio Plaza América
Tel: +504 231 3131
Rita Maria Silva, Deloitte Honduras, is the country
managing partner and the director of tax and legal,
specialising in cross-border tax planning for
multinational enterprises. Her experience covers a wide
range of industries but has been concentrated within
the manufacturing, technology, mining, special tax
regimes, and retail sectors for many years. In 2007,
Rita was the first woman in Central America to be
nominated as a tax partner for Deloitte.
Rita has more than 20 years of experience in various
tax services, including international M&A
restructurings, supply chain optimisation, cross-border
planning, effective tax rate planning, and foreign
earnings repatriation techniques.
She is a frequent speaker at conferences focusing on
tax planning and tax reforms, and she had also been the
Inter-American Development Bank consultant for tax
matters regarding the Honduras tax system. Further, she
has been nominated as the liaison between the Honduras
tax administration, Ministry of Finance and the
Inter-American Development Bank in tax matters.
Rita has a law degree from the National Autonomous
University of Honduras, a master's degree in
international relations from Ohio University, US, and a
postgraduate in tax administration from University of
Castilla La Mancha in Spain. She is a fluent speaker of
Spanish (her native language), English, and
Rita has written several articles on tax matters
affecting the Honduras tax system.