Top 5 jurisdictions in 2023

SingaporeHong KongDubaiIrelandNew Zealand
Engagement period9 weeks10 weeks15 weeks9 weeks7 weeks
Corporate bank account locationUOB MalaysiaHSBC HKArab Bank DubaiCitibank IrelandANZ New Zealand
Public perception/business imageExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent
Annual accounting, auditing/tax obligationsYesYesYesYesYes
Healy Consultants Year 1 fees (US$)10,4908,65520,000€6,2558,740
Healy Consultants Year 2 fees (US$)6,5004,9009,850€5,2453,740
Do you need to travel?NoYesNoNoNo
Advantages of this corporate structure
Reputable jurisdiction with good image?YesYesYesYesYes
Modern, secure banking jurisdiction?YesYesYesYesYes
Disadvantages of this corporate structure
Annual accounts and audit requirements?NoYesYesNoNo
Expensive to set up corporate structure?NoNoYesNoNo
Details of the incorporation process
Time to incorporate a fresh company1 week1 week5 weeks1 week1 week
Do you need to visit the country?NoNoNoNoNo
Corporate banking information
Do you need to visit the bank in personNoYesNoNoNo
Our rating of the Internet bankingExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent
Corporate ATM and cheque bookYesYesYesYesYes
Our rating of customer serviceExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellentExcellent
Legal and accounting information
Public register of shareholders/directors?YesYesYesYesYes
Annual accounts to be submitted?YesYesYesYesYes
Annual accounts to be audited?NoYesYesNoNo
Resident director required?YesNoNoYesYes
Taxation information
Foreign income taxable in country?NoNoYesYesYes
OECD member state?NoNoNoYesYes
Agreeing to cooperate with the OECD?YesYesYesYesYes
FATF blacklisted country?NoNoNoNoNo
Corporate tax rate (local sales/overseas sales)?17%/0%16.50%/0%0%12.50%28%
Estimate of engagement costsUS$US$US$US$US$
Total Year 1 fees10,4908,65520,000€6,25517,235
Total Year 2 fees6,5004,9009,850€5,24512,065
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