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Madeira

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 »

Belize

Belize - Offshore company - Overview Situated on the Caribbean seaboard of Central America, Belize is known for its political and economic stability and its Legal System based on English Common Law and local Statute. Independent since 1981 Belize is an offshore jurisdiction very convenient for doing business. The Belize offshore company (IBC) is a tax-free and exchange control-free Limited Liability Company. Incorporated under the Belize laws, the offshore firm must conduct all profit-earnings activities outside of the country. Usually most of the Belize offshore companies are used by high net worth individuals to lease and own property, estate planning, tax optimization and also in conjunction with trust and by international companies in cross border transactions. With an outstanding record of peace, democracy and stability, Belize is ... Read More »

Netherlands

Netherlands - Overview - Offshore companies Situated at the estuaries of the Rhine and the Mass and bordered by Germany in the East and Belgium in the South, the Netherlands jurisdiction known as Holland also, is a small country with almost all of the areas below sea-level.    The Netherlands has a very strong economy, additional its trade and investment policy most open in the world. Therefore it is the ideal environment to operate an offshore company in, and offers very low taxes rates for offshore investors. In addition, it has strong economic and political environment, and offers a primary location in the middle of Europe. Regarding offshore banking is fairly straightforward and most banks offer a range of services, including online banking. There is a highly regulated banking industry offers favorable taxation condition to offshore banks which proves to ... Read More »

RAS AL KHAIMAH / RAK

RAS AL KHAIMAN / RAK - Overview - Offshore companies Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) emirate is one of the seven emirates forming the UAE federation. Ras Al Khaimah, located 85 km distance from Dubai and 45km from Sharjah, is fast becoming the investment destination by choice of investors from across the globe. It has already developed into a world-class business hub with state-of-the-art infrastructure and hi-tech facilities for industrial growth and development in less than ten years of its inception, being able to offer customized support services to its investors. Ras Al Khaiman is the most cost-effective free zones in the UAE region and most importantly, it offers an absolutely trouble-free, customer-friendly environment, which is very important for the success of any enterprise. There are more ... Read More »

Gibraltar

Gibraltar - Overview - Offshore companies Gibraltar jurisdiction is the only British offshore center that is part of European Union and that can and will increasingly be able to provide financial institutions with passporting rights and access to the single European market for financial services. Gibraltar is strategic located at the entrance of the Mediterranean, at the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula and at the southern tip of Spain, just opposite the north coast of Africa, being a town and port on the Rock of Gibraltar. Gibraltar is one of the oldest European offshore centers with most complete selection of offshore products and services. The corporate legislation is generally based on United Kingdom Companies Act 1929 and Companies Ordinance Act of 1984.Gibraltar is a political stable country ... Read More »