Company Law

Aged, Shelf Companies in Malta

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The International Trading Company (ITC) is an onshore company paying tax on a worldwide basis at the normal corporate tax rate of 35% reduced to an effective tax rate of 4.17% in the hands of non-resident shareholders, and with the possibility of confidential beneficial ownership.

An International Holding Company (IHC) is a company resident in Malta formed with the object of holding shares in overseas companies. IHCs can also own and manage other overseas assets and investments and can be used to distribute income generated by such assets in a tax-efficient manner to non-residents.

Non-resident shareholders of IHCs qualify for a full refund of the Maltese tax paid by the company on profits and gains arising from participating holdings when such profits are distributed.

The IHC is an onshore company paying tax on a worldwide basis at the normal corporate tax rate of 35% reduced to an effective tax rate of 0% in the hands of non-resident shareholders, and with the possibility of confidential beneficial ownership.

Ready made companies are also available for immediate trading, including VAT registered shelf companies with bank accounts.

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bullet-red.png Possible Uses of ITCs

1. Possible Uses of ITCs

2. Objects

3. Confidentiality

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1. Typical Uses

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What IHCs cannot do

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1. Tax Refund

2. Advance Revenue Rulings

3. Other taxes

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1. Corporate Requirements

2. Disclosure & Reporting

3. Exchange Control Exemption

4. Expatriate Employees

5. Bank Accounts

6. Documentation

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