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Engagement period 9 weeks 10 weeks 15 weeks 9 weeks 7 weeks
Corporate bank account location UOB Malaysia HSBC HK Arab Bank Dubai Citibank Ireland ANZ New Zealand
Public perception/business image Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Annual accounting, auditing/tax obligations Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Healy Consultants Year 1 fees (US$) 10,490 8,655 20,000 €6,255 8,740
Healy Consultants Year 2 fees (US$) 6,500 4,900 9,850 €5,245 3,740
Do you need to travel? No Yes No No No
Advantages of this corporate structure
Reputable jurisdiction with good image? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Modern, secure banking jurisdiction? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disadvantages of this corporate structure
Annual accounts and audit requirements? No Yes Yes No No
Expensive to set up corporate structure? No No Yes No No
Details of the incorporation process
Time to incorporate a fresh company 1 week 1 week 5 weeks 1 week 1 week
Do you need to visit the country? No No No No No
Corporate banking information
Do you need to visit the bank in person No Yes No No No
Our rating of the Internet banking Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Corporate ATM and cheque book Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Our rating of customer service Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Legal and accounting information
Public register of shareholders/directors? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Annual accounts to be submitted? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Annual accounts to be audited? No Yes Yes No No
Resident director required? Yes No No Yes Yes
Taxation information
Foreign income taxable in country? No No Yes Yes Yes
OECD member state? No No No Yes Yes
Agreeing to cooperate with the OECD? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FATF blacklisted country? No No No No No
Corporate tax rate (local sales/overseas sales)? 17%/0% 16.50%/0% 0% 12.50% 28%
Estimate of engagement costs US$ US$ US$ US$ US$
Total Year 1 fees 10,490 8,655 20,000 €6,255 17,235
Total Year 2 fees 6,500 4,900 9,850 €5,245 12,065
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