The international business sector have grown fast during the last decade and it has defined Mauritius as a leading investment destination, now ranking 19th in the world as the safest destination to invest.
Companies, trusts and businesses involved in financial services have naturally been attracted by the country's economic growth, its active stock exchange platform, its numerous tax treaties and advantageous tax system to do business.
We connect you with company formation partners that have been involved in all aspects of company formations, management and finance on the local and international markets for decades. They are well-equipped to advise clients on matters regarding tax planning, global wealth structuring, asset protection and cross-border investments.
the value we offer
Palm & Sand Villas helps wealth managers building business opportunities and develop key contacts with professionals in the private wealth industry in Mauritius.
We introduce private client advisers, family offices, and wealth managers to a vast network of professionals to help them build knowledge and grow their network of trusted strategic partners.
To tailor services in line with your client specific investment requirements, we become your dedicated point of contact while ensuring confidentiality, cost-effective services and flexibility.
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FAVOURABLE TAX REGIME
Mauritius' low rate taxation system has encouraged a growing number of foreign companies to invest in this politically stable country. The key advantages reside in :
- No inheritance tax
- No tax on dividends or repatriation on dividends
- No tax on capital gain
- 15% income tax for both individuals and companies
- 15% VAT (refundable)
- 80% tax credit for offshore companies
The main incentives for companies to invest in Mauritius are :
- Stable political system with a democratic elected government
- Strong economy (fiscal deficit at 3.4% of GDP in 2017)
- Strategically positioned between Europe, Asia and Africa
- Attractive tax regime
- Safe infrastructure and favourable business environment
RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT, PDS SCHEME
The PDS provides the development of luxurious residential units on freehold land, the development of at least six (6) residential properties of high standing, high quality public spaces that helps promote social interaction and a sense of community, high-class leisure, commercial amenities and facilities intended to enhance the residential units.
A non-citizen is eligible for a residence permit upon the purchase of a villa under the PDS scheme when he has invested more than USD $375,000 (previously USD$500,000) or its equivalent in any freely convertible foreign currency.
ideal platform for investing into africa & asia
Over the years, Mauritius has earned a reputation of being a jurisdiction of substance and has become an ideal platform for investing into Africa and Asia. The island's strategic position attracts investors from France and the UK, mainly due to the country's political heritage.
Its strong cultural and commercial ties with India and China allows investors to do import and export trading activities in a regulated environment.
For investors who plan to set up business to service Africa, Mauritius has become a safe and well-regulated jurisdiction that gives protection of investments and provides Non-Double Taxation Treaties with a favourable tax regime.
why mauritius attracts...
Mauritius is a stable and dynamic country with a democratic elected government and a fast-growing and diversified economy (finance, high-tech, tourism...).
With an already large community of South African expats present on the island, foreigners are encouraged to invest in property and businesses.
The stable and crime-free nation Island has 2 official languages, French and English and the overall growth, the booming technology sector and the multiple tax benefits position Mauritius as the gateway to Africa.
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