Ideal Characteristics for the Location of an International Holding Company
The location of a holding company is an important consideration in any international structure where the objective is to minimise the tax charged on the income flow. Ideally the company should be in a jurisdiction which:
Has a good double tax treaty network, thereby minimising withholding taxes on dividends received. … more
Updated April 2018
WHY USE GUERNSEY?
Guernsey is a premier international financial centre with an enviable reputation and excellent standards. The Island is also one of the leading jurisdictions providing international insurance services and has developed as a base from which internationally mobile individuals can organise their worldwide affairs.
Factors contributing to and enhancing the … more
Funding is at the core of all successful business and the ability to raise capital when needed is vital to the survival and development of a good idea or sound business.
The 2008 credit crisis demonstrated that reliance on third party lenders can no longer be assured, particularly where the underlying assets are relatively illiquid in nature. An example of such assets would be a long term … more
Dixcart provides aircraft registration services in a number of jurisdictions. These jurisdictions have registries which offer a variety of advantages and tax efficiencies.
Dixcart can advise on aircraft registration and help coordinate the aircraft registration process in: Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Malta and Portugal. This can include establishing and administering the relevant ownership … more
Individuals granted a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa or Tier 1 (Investor) visa under the rules that existed before/on 28 March 2019 are generally unaffected by the new rules which have been effective from 29 March 2019. For more information regarding the recent changes to UK immigration rules, please refer to Dixcart Article: IN580 Reforms to UK Investor Visa Category and New Entrepreneur Visa Routes … more
Why Use Madeira?
Companies licensed to operate in the International Business Centre (IBC) of Madeira enjoy a number of tax advantages, under the IV Regime of Tax Benefits, which are guaranteed to the end of 2027.
Corporate tax rate of 5%.
Madeira is an integral part of Portugal and therefore a full member of the European Union.
Access to the Portuguese Double Taxation Treaties … more
Cyprus is an attractive international jurisdiction with a very good holding company regime. Dixcart has an office in Limassol and can therefore efficiently organise the formation and management of companies in Cyprus.
Approximately 13,000 new companies were registered in Cyprus during 2017, bringing the total number of active companies to approximately 217,000.
A number of the benefits … more
WHY USE MALTA?
The Republic of Malta is an archipelago consisting of the three inhabited islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. The Maltese islands are situated in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, about 100 km south of Italy.
Factors contributing to and enhancing the status of the jurisdiction include:
Malta is a member of the EU and therefore has access to European Union Conventions.
It … more