Expat News Tagged 'offshore company formation'

Offshore Company Formations Have Slowed

Offshore Company Formations Have Slowed

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 August, 2013

The majority of offshore jurisdictions experienced a decline in company incorporation activity in the second half of 2012 compared with the first half, according to legal services consultancy the Applebly Group. Read full story »

Tags: Isle of Man | company formation | Mauritius | legal services | Bermuda | Cayman Islands | China | Guernsey | Virgin Islands | offshore company formation | offshore | Hong Kong | British Virgin Islands | Seychelles | services | Expats | Africa

 

UK Consults On New Property Tax

UK Consults On New Property Tax

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 04 June, 2012

The UK government has launched a consultation on two Budget 2012 measures designed to tackle avoidance and ensure that individuals and companies pay the necessary taxes on high value residential property. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | capital gains tax (CGT) | tax | investment | business | company formation | real-estate investment | property tax | tax avoidance | law | real-estate | United Kingdom | offshore company formation | offshore | legislation | stamp duty

 

London Property Investors Shrug Off Tax Fears

London Property Investors Shrug Off Tax Fears

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 04 May, 2012

Prices for prime Central London real estate rose again in April, by 1.1%, with demand particularly strong in the high-end property sector, suggesting that investors were not deterred by the recent increase in stamp duty. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | company formation | real-estate investment | property tax | law | real-estate | Jersey | United Kingdom | offshore company formation | offshore | stamp duty | France

 

Jersey Advisers Consider UK Budget Impact

Jersey Advisers Consider UK Budget Impact

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 30 April, 2012

A recent seminar hosted by Channel Islands law firm Ogier focused on ways to mitigate the tax fallout from the latest UK budget's attack on UK property valued at over GBP2m (USD3.25m) held overseas as tax-efficient investments. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | inheritance tax | tax | investment | company formation | real-estate investment | law | real-estate | trusts | budget | Jersey | United Kingdom | offshore company formation | offshore | offshore trusts | tax planning | stamp duty

 

Jersey Assesses UK Stamp Duty Measures

Jersey Assesses UK Stamp Duty Measures

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 29 March, 2012

Jersey Finance, the agency responsible for the promoting the island's finance industry, has responded to measures in the UK budget which seek to prevent stamp duty tax avoidance on the purchase of high-value property in the UK via offshore company structures. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | inheritance tax | tax | investment | business | company formation | real-estate investment | tax avoidance | law | real-estate | international financial centres (IFC) | budget | Jersey | United Kingdom | offshore company formation | offshore | stamp duty

 

IoM Reports Downturn-Busting Growth In Specialist Industries

IoM Reports Downturn-Busting Growth In Specialist Industries

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 07 March, 2012

Efforts to diversify the Isle of Man's economy in past years have made the island highly resilient to challenging international conditions, with strong performance seen in specialist industries, as reported in the island's latest economic report. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Isle of Man | tax | investment | business | company formation | interest | intellectual property | banking | insurance | offshore company formation | offshore | manufacturing | offshore banking | construction | retail

 

Isle of Man Set To Introduce Foundations

Isle of Man Set To Introduce Foundations

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 18 November, 2011

The Isle of Man's Treasury Minister Eddie Teare has welcomed the announcement of Royal Assent to new legislation that would permit the establishment of foundations in the territory, enhancing its position as a centre for international wealth management. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | Isle of Man | tax | company formation | offshore confidentiality | law | financial services | trusts | international financial centres (IFC) | offshore company formation | offshore | legislation | asset protection | offshore trusts | services

 

Switzerland Reaches Out To Over-Taxed HNWIs

Switzerland Reaches Out To Over-Taxed HNWIs

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 06 October, 2011

Swiss cities including Bern, Lausanne, Lugarno and Lucerne have launched a new marketing campaign promoting the low taxes and the business benefits of moving to Switzerland, targeting UK companies and wealthy individuals suffering from a serious case of the fiscal blues. Read full story »

Tags: individuals | expatriates | tax | business | company formation | pensions | offshore pensions | banking | insurance | entrepreneurs | retirement | trusts | international financial centres (IFC) | United Kingdom | offshore company formation | offshore | professionals | offshore banking | offshore trusts | Switzerland

 

Lingering Downturn Impacts Cayman Finance Centre

Lingering Downturn Impacts Cayman Finance Centre

By ExpatBriefing.com Editorial, 05 October, 2011

The economy of the Cayman Islands has begun to recover from the economic downturn, posting positive growth for the first six months of 2011, compared to a contraction of 4.1% in 2010. The picture for the financial services industry remains mixed however. Read full story »

Tags: expatriates | tax | investment | economics | company formation | fiscal policy | public sector | financial services | insurance | investment funds | hedge funds | international financial centres (IFC) | Cayman Islands | offshore company formation | offshore | stock exchanges | currency | services

 

 




News Archive