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Ireland is expanding its network of double tax treaties

Ireland is expanding its network of double tax treatiesEven if Ireland is not officially an offshore jurisdiction and the term of offshore company is not found in Irish legislation describing company forms, Ireland is renewed as one of the best countries in the world in which to incorporate a company. One of the most compelling reasons for this is the extensive list of tax treaties that Ireland has in place.Till now Ireland has signed comprehensive double taxation agreements with almost 68 countries, of which 64 are already in effect. The agreements cover direct taxes, which in the case of Ireland are income tax, corporation tax and capital gains tax.During the last period of time Ireland is underway to negotiate new agreements and to update the existing ... Read More »

Cyprus the new gateway for EU citizenship

There is great news regarding the new options to get an EU citizenship for non-EU citizen.The latest open door to Europe is by obtaining permanent residence in Cyprus. In order to do that the non-EU nationals have to spend at least EUR 300,000 on a real estate property subject to certain requirements, prove that they have no criminal record, carry sufficient financial resources and deposit EUR 30,000 in a local bank for a period of 3 years. In just 45 days, anyone who meets these conditions can expect the permanent residence card in his mailbox. Quite simply, this means you will be able to enjoy the same advantages as everyone else in Cyprus without having to apply for any permits or renewals.Cyprus is already renowned that ... Read More »


Madeira - Overview - Offshore companies The Madeira archipelago is located in Atlantic Ocean and is composed by Islands of Madeira, Porto Santo, Desertas and Selvagens. It is a Portuguese archipelago which has an important strategic role due to its geographic location, being situated between Europe and the Caribbean Islands.Companies licensed to operate within the Madeira Free Trade Zone are for all purposes Portuguese resident, and therefore can in most cases benefit from the double tax treaties signed by Portugal.Portugal has signed double tax agreements with the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mozambique, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and Venezuela. Negotiations are nearing completion with other countries. Principal Corporate Legislation applies for Limitada Company ... Read More »


The most important offshore jurisdiction from Europe and EU where you can incorporate an offshore company.   Europe and EU region Jurisdiction Incorporation Cost Jurisdiction Incorporation Cost Jurisdiction Incorporation Cost Belgium 7,000 euro Spain 5,000 euro Portugal 8,500 euro France 8,000 euro Austria 10,000 euro Czech 7,000 euro Germany 6,000 euro Finland 9,000 euro Hungary 7,000 euro Italy 10,000 euro Sweden 5,000 euro Bulgaria 6,000 euro Luxemburg 12,000 euro Poland 10,000 euro Romania 4,000 euro Greece 9,000 euro Estonia 7,000 euro Monaco 15,000 euro Denmark 10,000 euro Latvia 6,000 euro Norway 10,000 euro Ireland 4,500 euro Lithuania 6,000 euro Liechtenstein 25,000 euro Great Britain 1,500 euro Andorra 12,000 euro Switzerland 11,500 CHF ... Read More »


Ireland Company - Offshore company - Overview Ireland is European Union (EU) member and Eurozone member, providing excellent access to the EU and world markets. Ireland has been placed by Business Environment Ranking of the Economist Intelligence Unit, on 11th place globally out of 82 countries, naming it as one of the most attractive business locations in the world. Lately Ireland has become a very good location for foreign investors because of the law corporate Irish tax rates, the liberal approach to trade and a current 3 year tax exempt period for new Irish companies. Using such a location for company formation allows the entrepreneur to easy trade services and products throughout the EU and benefit from reduced withholding taxes. There are more than 60 DTA ... Read More »