Madeira International Business Company IBC

Foreign entrepreneurs can wholly own a Madeira company in 1 week. This company must be owned by a minimum of one director and one shareholder of any nationality and residing anywhere in the world. Corporate directors are not allowed;

The minimum share capital for a PLC company (Limitada/Lda) amounts to only €1 per shareholder. This is the most common type of incorporated companies.

 

Key Features of Madeira Private Limited Company

Madeira IBC

Corporate Details

General

Type of Entity

Lda

Registered Office in Madeira

Yes

Shelf company availability

No

Our time to establish a new company

1 week

Taxation on Profits

Yes (5%)

Access to Double Taxation Treaties

No

Share capital or equivalent

Standard currency

US Dollar is commonly used

Permitted currencies

Any

Minimum paid-up

€1

Bearer shares allowed

No

No par value shares allowed

Yes

Directors

Minimum number

One

Local required

No

Publicly accessible records

No

Location of meetings

Anywhere

Corporate directorship allowed

Yes

Shareholders

Minimum number

One

Publicly accessible records

No

Corporate shareholder allowed

Yes

Location of meetings

Anywhere

Company Secretary

Required

No

Local or qualified

No

Accounts

Requirements to prepare

Yes

Audit requirements

No

Requirements to file accounts

No

Publicly accessible accounts

No

Other

Requirement to file annual return

No

Migration of domicile permitted

Yes

 

 Madeira Private Limited Company Distinctive Benefits

  1. As a region of Portugal, Madeira is a stable jurisdiction with a well-established legal system (governed by European Union (EU) and Portuguese law) and economic infrastructure;
  2. International entrepreneurs undertaking Madeira company formation in the IBC are liable to pay a corporate tax of only 5% until 31 December 2020. This is the lowest corporate tax in the entire EU;
  3. Madeira Company does not require an individual to have a physical office present on the island;
  4. Investors choosing Madeira are not required to disclose beneficial ownership to Portuguese authorities;
  5. Madeira corporation tax is a mere 5% of net profits if certain conditions are met; Zero withholding tax on payments to non-residents i) loan interest ii) dividends and iii) royalties.

 

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