Welcome to

Carter De Costa & Company

Chartered Accountants

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Our History

History of Carter De Costa dates back to 1938 when the firm Carter and Craddock, Chartered Accountants was formed by George Christian Carter, a British Chartered Accountant. Originally, the office was located at 86, Thurstan Road, Colombo 03.  In 1942, the firm moved to its current location at Sir Baron Jayathilaka Mawatha, (formerly known as Prince Street) Colombo 01 as Carter De Costa & Co., Chartered Accountants.

Our Philosophy

At Carter, we believe in the highest level of ethical standards in conducting business. Continuous service improvement, evaluating customer feedback and a learning environment are cornerstones in our philosophy.

Our Commitment 

We support SLSQC1 (Sri Lanka Standard on Quality Control) implemented by CA Sri Lanka in maintaining Quality Standards in Auditing. We are one of the first  Audit Firms that underwent initial evaluation process under this scheme.

Our Services

Carter De Costa provides services in audit and assurance, advisory, taxation, management consultancy, accounting etc. 

We serve both public and private sectors in banking and finance, manufacturing, plantations, leisure, construction, sports, retail and wholesale trading etc.

Carter De Costa Corporate Services (Pvt) Ltd provides miscellaneous corporate services such as diligence reporting, valuations, company secretarial functions etc.

Carter De Costa IT Services provides solutions in web based products. (View one of our flagship products)


Our Affiliates:

InterBalance - Sustainability and Risk Management Consultancy

Accounting Friends Associates




University of Jaffna Project - Carter De Costa


Customer support

  • Advisory
    Our panel of experts are ready to serve during these uncertain times
  • Ajile culture
    We encourage innovation and ajility to meet client expectations
  • Flexible Approach
    Ability to deliver using alternate channels