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Why set up an offshore company in Mauritius?

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Mauritius is far from being just a white sand beach. It is primarily an ideal gateway for doing business in emerging markets in Africa and India.

Geographically, Mauritius lies off the coast of south-eastern Africa in the Indian Ocean, about 900 km east of Madagascar.

Since independence in 1968, Mauritius has developed a diversified economy with sustained growth in industry, finances and tourism.

The government has focused its development strategy on foreign investment. More than 9,000 offshore companies have already been created, most trade with India and South Africa.

Since 2005, Mauritius has eliminated most of the taxes on different types of goods as part of a plan to transform the island into a shopping paradise.

Investments in the banking sector alone have reached over $ 1 billion and most major international banks have branches there. In addition, reforms aimed at attracting new business opportunities have also been implemented.

Low taxes, a skilled workforce rate Mauritius as a peaceful haven for your business.

To attain all this, you should call us at your convenience : +972-3-643-7999 or just email us at contact mail.

Advice and assistance in setting up an offshore company in Mauritius:

As a major offshore jurisdiction with over 10’000 offshore companies already installed, including many trading companies, it is only a matter of time before Mauritius becomes a centre of e-commerce activity.

Set up an offshore company in Mauritius is ideal for:

Main characteristics and approach for the an offshore company set up in Mauritius:

Company Type Global Business Company 2 (GBC2)
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 No accounting / reporting requirements
Confidentiality Mauritius offers a high level of anonymity and privacy
Taxation No taxes of any sort
Time to form Mauritius has a fast and efficient Registry : 48h formation time to register an offshore company.
Standard Currency Mauritian Rupee.
Stability Stable jurisdiction with very good reputation
Communication Efficient communication means
Time zone Convenient world time zone  GMT+4
Secretary required Optional
Paid up capital requirement No paid up capital requirement
Basis of legal System Under Civil Law
Minimum shareholders / directors Minimum of 1 Director / Shareholder
Bearer shares Bearer Shares are not permitted in Mauritius offshore company.

Tax treaties that will help determine if setting up an offshore company in Mauritius is a perfect choice for you:

The following countries are among those which have double-tax treaties with Mauritius:

Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Botswana, China, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia (suspended), Italy, Kuwait, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Singapore, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe.

By opening an offshore company in Mauritius and locating websites in Mauritius to carry out functions previously based in high-tax jurisdictions such as sales and marketing, treasury management, supply of financial services, and most of all, the supply of digital goods such as music, video, training, software etc, businesses can take advantage of low rates of taxation in Mauritius for increasingly substantial parts of their operation

To set up an offshore company in Mauritius, just send us an email : contact mail.