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Belize Offshore Company formation: 0% corporation tax!

Offshore Belize

Belize Company: 0% corporate tax

Belize in former days was called British Honduras and since 1981 become an independent democratic Commonwealth country located on the Caribbean seaboard of Central America. The Belize International Business Company (IBC) is the most popular form of offshore corporate structure. An IBC is formed under the International Business Company Act 1990 and generally must conduct its trading and business outside Belize. At the same time, Belize’s legislation also allows an IBC to carry on a number of activities within this jurisdiction. Belize Offshore companies are used for a diversity of tax planning and international investment purposes.

Who and for what should choose Belize Offshore Company:

  • Entrepreneur,
  • Consultants,
  • International trade,
  • Commerce on the Internet,
  • Stockbrokers,
  • For inheritance purposes,
  • Intellectual property holding rights.

How to proceed with Belize Offshore creation?

Provision of the following documents for incorporation of the company:

  • An application form completed and signed company.
  • A copy of valid passport for each party to the transaction.
  • A personal bill less than three months.
  • Payment of our fees.

Note: additional documents may be requested depending on the choose of bank.

Set-up time: Once all required documents have been provided:

  • Belize Offshore Incorporation: 1-2 day. Approximately 15 days for delivery of original company documents.
  • Bank account opening: offshore bank account opening in about three weeks.

 Advantages of a Belize Offshore company:

  • No corporate taxation – 0%.
  • No publicly accessible records.
  • No requirement to file accounts.
  • Very cost effective.
  • Speedy incorporation time.

Disadvantages of a company in Belize:

  • The lack of public registers can make proof of ownership difficult.
  • Not recommended for high profile trading operations.

The main characteristics of Belize Offshore company:

General :
Type of entity


Type of law


Shelf company availability


Our time to establish a new company

1 day

Minimum government fees (excluding taxation)


Corporate Taxation


Double taxation treaty access


Share Capital or Equivalent :
Standard currency


Permitted currencies


Minimum paid up

No minimum required

Usual authorised


Directors :
Minimum number


Local required


Corporate Directors Permitted


Publicly accessible records


Location of meetings


Shareholders :
Minimum number


Publicly accessible records


Location of meetings


Company Secretary :
Required / Local or qualified

Optional / No

Accounts :
Requirement to prepare


Audit requirements


Requirement to file accounts


Publicly accessible accounts


Other :
Requirement to file annual return


Change in domicile permitted


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