American Trade

American Trade 

South America is on the investment agenda again after a turbulent financial decade.

During the past 10 years South America tax systems have become more sophisticated, less territorial, and more OECD influenced.
 
Traditionally investors into South America used to rely on traditional Swiss Bank Secrecy, but this attitude is changing fast, as a result, none “black-listed” countries such as those in Europe, the USA and Canada are now being used as Gateways to South America.
 
When investing in the main South American countries serious consideration has to be given to CFC Rules, Black Lists, Transfer Policy and Inter Capitalization rules and Double Taxation.
This section of our website offers a Country by Country synopsis and some inward investment structures that offer tax reduction and Double Taxation avoidance qualities.
 
In Delaware, There is no state income tax for Delaware Corporations or LLCs that do not conduct business in the US. Typically, the only tax payable is an annual franchise tax which falls due on 1 March (Corporation) and 1st June (LLC) respectively. The minimum annual franchise tax for a Corporation with the standard minimum share capital is USD75 plus an additional filing fee of USD50 for the annual franchise tax report. For a LLC, the franchise tax is USD250
 
Anguilla is set apart from other popular offshore incorporation jurisdictions due to its true tax neutrality. There are absolutely ZERO forms of direct taxation on corporations or individuals, residing on the island, or not. This includes estate, capital gains, profit and income tax. This makes forming an offshore company in Anguilla quite attractive to base financial services and assets. Naturally, we highly recommend that you are informed of and comply with your tax obligations to your country of residence or citizenship. US, Canadian and UK residents, for example, are taxed on worldwide income. The Government is expanding the professional infrastructure and has recognized the advantages of offering multiple year work permit program for up to four years with residency rules that are quite relaxed