• Hong-Kong
  • Seychelles
  • Malta
  • Singapore
  • Gibraltar
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Jurisdictions

Linkia Trust offers offshore company formation in most key jurisdictions as well as in many others around the world. In selecting an offshore jurisdiction to suit you specific requirements you must be careful. Before making a decision it is important to consider some important factors such as the tax regime, the existence of double tax treaties jurisdiction stability etc. We will provide professional advice and guidance through our team of experts.

KEY JURISDICTIONS:

 JURISDICTIONS:

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Anguilla
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dubai
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Guernsey
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Latvia
  • Liberia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nevis
  • Panama
  • Poland
  • Ras Al Khaimah (UAE)
  • Romania
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Simgapore
  • Slovakian Republic
  • South Africa
  • St Lucia
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Switzerland
  • UK
  • USA 
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
         

COMPARISON TABLE OF KEY JURISDICTIONS

Jurisdiction Approx. time to incorporate Minimum no. of Directors Local Dir/Sec required Shr/holder required Disclosure of Beneficial Owner requirement Audit Requirement / Accounts Filing Req/ments Taxation
Belize 1 day 1 No/No 1 No No/No Nil
BVI 1-2 days 1 No/No 1 No No/No Nil
Cyprus 5 days 1 No/No 1 Yes Yes/Yes 12.5%
Gibraltar 7 days 1 No/Yes 1 No No/Yes Nil
Hong Kong 2-3 days 1 No/Yes 1 No Yes/Yes Nil**
Malta 5-10 days 1 No/No 1 No Yes/Yes 5%
Panama 2-4 days 3 No/No 1 No No/No Nil
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) 1 day 1 No/No 1 No No/No Nil
Seychelles 2 days 1 No/No 1 No No/No Nil
Singapore 4-6 days 1 Yes/Yes 1 No No*/Yes Varies

* Once the financial accounts are ready, a Singapore company may be required to have its accounts audited if the company falls under one of the following:

  • Entity is a Singapore company with corporate shareholding; or
  • Entity is a Singapore company with annual revenue exceeding S$5 million.

** Profits tax is charged only on profits earned in Hong Kong. A company is not required to pay tax if it carries on business in Hong Kong, but its profits come from another country. Profits earned inside Hong Kong are taxed at 16.5%. Also no capital gains tax,  no tax on dividends and no tax on interest earned.