Jurisdictions

 

  Cyprus Belize BVI Guernsey HongKong Luxembourg Mauritius Panama Seychelles
TAXATION
12.5% 1 NO NO NO NO 2 20 - 30,5%3 NO NO NO
PRIVACY & ANONYMITY
YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
TIME TO FORM A COMPANY
1 Week4
1 Week
1 Week
1 Week
1 Week
1 Week
1 Week
1Week
1 Week
PAID UP CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS
€ 1,000 NO NO NO $ 1 € 31,000 NO NO NO
ACCOUNT RECORDS REQUIRED
YES NO NO NO YES YES NO NO NO
SHAREHOLDERS REQUIRED
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
1
1
DIRECTORS REQUIRED
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
SECRETARY REQUIRED
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
POLITICAL STABILITY
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
LEGAL SYSTEM
European
Common
Common
Common
Common
Common
Common
Civil
Common
GOOD COMMUNICATIONS
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
BEARER SHARES ALLOWED
NO YES NO 5 NO NO 5 NO NO 5 YES YES
EXCHANGE CONTROLS
NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Note 1: No Tax on Shareholders Divident if the Shareholder is not a Cyprus Resident

Note 2: No Taxation for Profit Produced Outside Hong Kong

Note 3: 20%-30,5% tax only applies to trading companies. For Holding companies please check with your Tax Advisor

Note 4: Off the Shelf Companies Available

Note 5: Nominee Shareholders May be Used