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Antigua & Barbuda
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Location

island in the Caribbean Sea, to the south- east from Puerto Rico

Area
Antigua - 280 sq. km., Barbuda – 160 sq. km.
Population
68,320
Capital
St. John’s
Language

English

Currency
East Caribbean Dollar; 1 USD = 2,7 XCD
Legal system

based on English Common Law

Type of company
International Business Corporation (IBC), Holding, Import/Export, Shipping and Finance companies
Minimum authorised share capital
not fixed, standard USD 1,000
Paid capital
not fixed
Minimum number of shareholders
one, individual or corporate, resident or not
Minimum number of directors
one, individual or corporate, resident or not (but at least one director must be physically present in Antigua at annual meeting of the Board)
Nominee services
available
Bearer shares

available

Public disclosure of beneficial owners
no
Taxation
IBC annual license fee of 300$
Submit annual return and accounts

no

Annual audit
not required
Shelf companies

available

Time to supply documents
shelf companies – 1 hour, tailor made - 3-4 weeks
Need to travel

no

Additional information
Hague Convention 1961 applies

 

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FAQ
What is offshore?

The word "offshore" has no precise legal dictionary definition, it simply means "situated or operating in a foreign country or at some distance from the shore" and reflects the fact that most low tax jurisdictions are islands.

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Portfolio of Laws
- BVI - Trustee (Amendment) Act, 2003

- Cayman Islands - The Companies Law (CAP.22) - (2002 Revision)

- Cyprus - The Income Tax Law of 2002

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