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Gibraltar, or “The Rock,” as it’s affectionately called is a unique jurisdiction because of its limited EU membership coupled with a long tradition of being an offshore financial center.
Tucked between the islands of Britain and Ireland in the middle of the Irish Sea, this little island has a lot to offer the international financial sector.
The Bahamas is a true veteran in the offshore financial services sector.
Saint Kitts and Nevis is known for its LLCs, foundations, and most notably for its economic citizenship program.
The BVI is the grandfather of international business companies or IBCs, a type of offshore company.
A tax haven with an almost squeaky clean reputation, Bermuda plays a pivotal role in tax planning.
Bahrain is a lesser-known offshore banking jurisdiction.
Anguilla competes for the claim of best offshore LLC jurisdiction.
When you look at everything that Estonia offers—a reputable EU jurisdiction that uses the euro; the most competitive tax system in the OECD; a business-friendly and tech-savvy atmosphere that opens its doors to productive foreigners—planting an offshore flag there can make a lot of sense.
Switzerland has long been and still is the world's top offshore banking jurisdiction.
It galls me to hear demagogic politicians like Obama make absurd statements about “unpatriotic” corporations that redomicile overseas, when the problem is entirely the result of bad policy that penalizes US-domiciled firms trying to compete in global markets.
Singapore is a financially sound country with a very business-friendly climate. It's one of the best offshore banking jurisdictions in the world.
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The Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 185 economies and selected cities at the sub-national level.
Estonia invites anyone, anywhere, to open a bank account or start a business. All over the Internet.
If you're a serious entrepreneur and looking to form a tax efficient company, Labuan might be the place for you... especially if you trade across Asia.
Vanuatu might have something to offer in terms of offshore company formation, offshore banking, or lifestyle choices for the right people after extremely careful consideration.
While there are a number of low-tax countries around the world, the Cayman Islands stick out because of its distinct history and culture that is vehemently opposed to direct taxation.
Is there really any benefit to using nominee directors or shareholders with an offshore company?
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Open bank accounts and start companies without ever having to physically visit Estonia.
Macau has an edge over Hong Kong in terms of taxation and lower cost of living, but life there is not as glamorous.
An offshore LLC can be designed to be very unfriendly to your potential future lawsuit creditors, even more so than an LLC formed in the US. An additional plus is that while many banks, mutual funds, insurance companies, and other financial institutions shun business from individual Americans, many of the shunners will welcome business from a non-US LLC even if it is American owned.
Forming an offshore company in Hong Kong is probably the easiest way to get a low or zero-tax private limited company in a reputable jurisdiction.
Samoa is one of the most versatile jurisdictions in the world to form an offshore company.
Owing to its long history of agriculture, freedom, and democracy, Mauritius has developed into a stable and attractive offshore jurisdiction with some truly unique features.
A brief overview of nine relatively lesser-known offshore jurisdictions.
This tranquil, bilingual Mediterranean island nation has a lot to offer those looking to internationalize.
Latvia is set to transform itself into an offshore jurisdiction due to favorable developments.
Operating an online business abroad allows you to earn a level of income that is similar to what you could earn in your home country while potentially avoiding many regulations.
Brunei is definitely worth taking a look at if you need an offshore company with strict privacy protection.
How an offshore merchant account can help your online business.
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