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How to legally own an offshore company

2020-12-18
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A popular question is how to legally own an offshore company. Opening an offshore is a legal action itself, provided that all the laws of the country are followed. A person is legally entitled to be the ultimate owner. To open a company according to the rules of a particular country, contact our experts at IT-OFFSHORE.

How to not break the laws when owning a business?

Many businesspeople plan to buy an offshore but are worried about possible conflicts with fiscal authorities. To avoid problems, before you buy offshore in 2021, you need to be thoroughly familiar with the rules for registering international companies.

Anyone, regardless of residency, can open an offshore company. It is important to choose the right country, taking into account the purpose of the enterprise, and the scale of business, the planned activities.

The difference between an illegal enterprise and a legal one is that the former does not pay taxes and evades them. An illegal enterprise hides information about the value of assets, operates in prohibited areas, engages in money laundering, and finances illegal organizations. Such actions can lead to very severe penalties.

It is possible to create a business in order to optimize taxes, meaning it is not forbidden by the law. However, one cannot evade those taxes or hide actual liabilities. It is important to choose a country that is not blacklisted, otherwise, problems may arise with the tax service of your country.

Legal operations - how to own a company legally?

The work of offshore companies previously implied control only from another state. Nowadays some countries, like Seychelles and Belize, allow opening a legal entity with the right to own local real estate assets and work in the local market.

For a business to be legitimate, it is mandatory to meet all legal requirements and pay taxes. It is recommended to create an offshore only if you have the residence of another country.

Opening a legal offshore has many benefits. Commercial activities are quite profitable, and there is an opportunity to optimize tax payments. It is also possible to expand the business due to the advantageous position.

A person owns an offshore legally only if all tax obligations are fulfilled. Opening a business gives the opportunity to legally reduce payments, but not to completely avoid them.

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