USES OF OFFSHORE COMPANIES

An offshore company is a flexible business tool and as such can be integrated into a wide variety of tax planning and asset protection arrangements. Reduced or deferred tax liability and increased confidentiality are just two of the benefits which can be achieved by right use of an offshore company. The practical implementation of an offshore strategy will of course depend on the anti-avoidance laws that may be in force in the country where the beneficial owner is citizen, is domiciled or does business. Therefore to all potential customers we recommend to obtain a qualified tax advice from a specialist in Your country of residence, domicile or proposed business operations.

Trading Company

An offshore company may act as a trading intermediary - sales, distribution or import -export company. The company would classically buy directly from the manufacturer or wholesaler and arrange the goods delivered directly to the end-customer from the place of production or purchase. This can be of particular interest where goods originate from one country, are sold in another, yet the principal is located in a third country. An offshore procurement company can be used by a domestic importer to source goods abroad, or an offshore sales company can be used by a domestic producer to distribute the goods. The profits arising on the difference between purchase and sales price may be accumulated in a tax-free environment. Such profits can be re-invested into further development of the business, without incurring any surplus tax liability.