Why Setup a Company in Mauritius ?
Mauritius isn’t just famous for its beaches, reefs and lagoons. It is also a popular free market economy. This jurisdiction has a high business environment and high economic competitiveness due to its advanced infrastructure and ease of Mauritius offshore company formation. Also, Mauritius offers several incentives as a tax haven to offshore investing, including an open economy, favourable tax laws and a modern banking system all in a rich tropical environment. The region has maintained a stable democracy that is based on French and English law.
Moreover, the economy of Mauritius has enjoyed one of the most stable, open, and financially sound economies in the sub-Sahara region of Africa. Mauritius is a member of and is active in a number of international organizations including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization, and has strong economic ties with its African neighbours, the European Union, India, and China.
In addition, Mauritius has a burgeoning Offshore Financial industry that offers an array of offshore formation structures as well as offshore accounts and licenses. In fact, the country has a strong banking sector with many international and national banks that are open for non-residents. Moreover, the Mauritius Financial Services Commission is the governing body that oversees company formation and regulation. Therefore, Offshore investors and businesses looking for an offshore business center should investigate Mauritius and see if it is right for them.
Skwer Group’s experienced Mauritius offshore company formation consutlants are experts in International law and are equipped with other value added services that businesses need to successfully grow their company. These value added services includes company formation in UAE, accounting and taxation, bank account opening, investment consultancy and digital marketing services which covers web design & development among others. Whatever your business need to start a new Mauritius offshore company we can provide a package of services to suit your requirements.
Mauritius Company Formation Package
Main Characteristics of a Mauritius Offshore Company
|Company Type||Mauritius Authorized company|
|Governing corporate legislation||The Mauritius Financial Service Commission is the governing authority and companies are regulated under the Companies Act 2001.|
|Information published relating to company officers||Names of company officers are filed with the Registrar but are not open to public inspection.|
|Accounting requirement||Abbreviated balance sheet to be produced on a yearly basis.|
|Taxation||No taxes of any sort.|
While the company may not be liable to pay taxes, please consult with a tax/legal advisor in your country of residence, to determine your own tax liability.
|Legislation||Modern offshore legislation.|
|Time to form||Mauritius has a fast and efficient registry: 1 week formation time (upon validation of your identification documents).|
|Stability||Stable jurisdiction with a very good reputation.|
|Communication||Efficient communication means.|
|Time zone||Convenient world time zone: GMT+4|
|Paid up capital requirement||No paid-up capital requirement.|
|Renewal Date||July 1st / each year|
|Basis of legal System||Under Civil Law.|
|Minimum directors/shareholders||Minimum of 1 director/shareholder.|
|Bearer shares||Bearer shares are not permitted.|
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Scope of Services
* Global Business Company
|Services and Documents Provided (Company Formation Service Fee)||Status|
|Certified copy of the Memorandum & Articles of Association|
|Certificate of Incorporation|
|GLOBAL BUSINESS LICENCE - CATEGORY 1|
|Registered office & agent fee for the first year|
|Company Secretarial Maintenance for the first year|
|Consent Act of Directors|
|Memorandum and Articles of Incorporation|
|Register of Shareholder|
|Register of Directors|
|Certificate of Incorporation (Government Fee)||Status|
|Government fees to Financial Services Commission|
|Government fees to Registrar of Companies|
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Frequently Asked Questions – Mauritius Offshore Company Formation
Offshore or non-resident companies are described as companies that conduct an insubstantial or zero volume of business within their jurisdiction of incorporation.
There are two primary purposes. One is tax minimization. The other is asset protection and confidentiality. Both reasons can be quite independent. Some offshore companies are not registered with any tax-reduction purpose in mind! More often, though, both of those reasons interlap and complement each other.
GBC-2 is completely exempt from all taxation. This includes
- income tax
- capital gains tax
- corporate tax
- transaction tax
Mauritius GBC-2 companies require a minimum investment of US$1.
Mauritius GBC-2 companies must file audited financial statements annually with the Financial Services Commission.
GBC-2 companies must disclose, to the Mauritius Registrar of Companies, the names of its directors, shareholders, and accounts. However, such details are not made publicly available.
You may use nominee directors and shareholders to ensure complete anonymity.
All information that is declared to the Financial Services Commission (FSC) is for the sole use of the FSC only. Any information that is unlawfully disclosed regarding GBC-2 companies is an offence punishable by fine and imprisonment under S83 of the FSA Act (2007).
Details of the account will only be disclosed if proof of illegal activity (drug trafficking, money laundering, arms dealing, terrorist financing) is presented to authorities. These offences are covered by Financial Intelligence and Anti Money Laundering and the Prevention of Corruption Act (2002).
Yes. Absolutely! The entire process to open a bank account for Mauritius offshore company can be done remotely.
Skwer Group have more than 35 years combined experience in offshore company formation, our global network of registered agent based in more than 20 major jurisdictions, allow us to offer our clients the best services at a very competitive price.
Each client receives a tailor-made service, aligned with the latest jurisdiction laws. In addition, we also provide related services such as bank account opening and accounting services.