Costa Rica Ministry of Public Finance


The Ministry of Public Finance in Costa Rica manages the country’s financial policies.

“We didn't know we had so many informational errors, but by using Informatica Data Explorer and Data Quality, we were able to make corrections quickly and reliably.”

— Reinier Soto, Assistant Director of Systems Engineering, Costa Rica Ministry of Public Finance


Business Need

Improve taxation accuracy: tax data was riddled with inaccuracies.

Increase revenues.

Root out fraud and noncompliance.

Bolster public confidence in the Ministry and its work.



Ensure that data is complete, consistent, accurate and reliable.

Standardize, cleanse, match and de-duplicate data from multiple systems.

Give analysts highly granular visibility into the resulting database.


Solutions & Results

Identified and corrected 15 million data errors in tax rolls.

Found and eliminated 28 million data errors in related accounts.

Shortened data quality project to 10 months from an estimated 12 years.

Built foundational data quality infrastructure for future projects.


Products & Services

Informatica Data Quality

Achieves pervasive data quality for all stakeholders, projects, applications using a single, unified platform.

Informatica Data Explorer

Finds hidden risks, pinpoints structural issues, and stops quality problems from spreading in data.

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