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Saint Kitts & Nevis
Business Corporation | International Tax-Exempt Company
Procedures to incorporate
Nevis is situated in the northern part of the Leeward Islands and was once known as “The Queen of the Caribbean” due to its breath-taking palm-fringed beaches and scenery dominated by Nevis Peak in the centre of the island which rises to a height of 3,232 feet.
Infrastructure and Economy
+ Authorised and Issued Share Capital
Normally the authorised share capital is either 1,000 no par value shares or US$ 100,000 with a par value of US$1. There is no minimum or maximum number of shares issued, the government fee is US$220 irrespective of authorised or issued shares.
+ Classes of Shares Permitted
Registered shares, preference shares, bearer shares, redeemable shares and shares with or without par value. Bearer shares must be held by a licensed custodian in Nevis.
A Nevis offshore exempt company is exempt from local taxation.
+ Double Taxation Agreement
Although Nevis does have double tax agreements, a company incorporated under the Nevis Business Corporation Ordinance 1984 cannot obtain any treaty relief through them.
+ License Fee
There is an annual registration fee of US$ 220 payable to the Minister of Finance.
+ Financial Statements Required
Whilst there is no requirement to submit or file audited financial statements, a Nevis company is required to maintain financial records to reflect the financial position of the company.
The minimum number of directors is three if the number of shareholders is three. If fewer than three, the number of directors may be equal to the number of shareholders. The directors may be natural persons or bodies corporate and may be of any nationality and need not be residents of Nevis.
+ Company Secretary
A Nevis exempt company must appoint a company secretary, who may be a natural person or a body corporate, may be of any nationality and need not be resident in Nevis.
The minimum number of shareholders is one.
Packages and Prices
Saint Kitts & Nevis
The cheapest option – accountancy support, free business consultant and much more.
A special package that includes a Business Company plus fully functioning bank.
Includes all services of Business Package plus full Nominee Services, Director and Shareholder.
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