What kind of Belize (formerly British Honduras) talk can be a good news for all those, which neither the Spanish are still the Portuguese, holds ready Belize: Belize is the only offshore location in Central America, whose official language is English. This alone should be a considerable advantage over other Latin American offshore locations with respect to documents to be translated, agency communication etc. already. The framework conditions in Belize also otherwise Belize counts just 335,000 people to the classic”offshore locations. The direct flight takes just 2 hours from Miami. As an independent member of the British Commonwealth, the legal system is based on the English Common Law system.
The political situation can be described as stable. Default currency used mainly on the US dollar. The common form of offshore company called international business company (“short: IBC”) is the common form of society for foreign offshore investors and founder of the company and by the so-called international business companies Act (IBC Act) from 1990, revised in 2000, regulated. An IBC can be set up by individuals or a group of founders. An IBC must have a place of business in Belize and have a registered agent (i.e. a registered representative) on the spot.
Also the IBC must appoint a Director (this should not necessarily be established on the spot). The Director may be a natural or legal person. Shareholder and Director can be one and the same person. The advantages of an IBC formation in Belize tax exemptions for income of the IBC control befreiungen for dividend payments of IBC continuing and CEO meetings can take place in third countries flexibility records, documents and accounts must be not submitted to the authorities. The documents are therefore not open to the public. Registration can take place within one day. Some restrictions on the IBC an IBC cannot Record business with residents of Belize an IBC can buy any real estate in Belize business activities as a bank or insurance company is not possible any other facts and company with authorized capital of the standard US $50,000 views pay an annual license fee of approximately US $ 300,00. double taxation agreements exist with Belize but not. Founder of the offshore company are generally welcome in Belize and the Government has taken a number of measures to provide the appropriate incentives. A comprehensive planning and obtaining information are however strongly recommended prior to a possible company. We are happy to advice and assistance available. Contact us – ems Unternehmensberatung GmbH & co. KG /