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Tax Havens

Special Limited Partnership

The Luxembourg special limited partnership (SLP) is a highly tax efficient investment vehicle that offers a high degree of contractual flexibility and cost efficiency.

International Business Companies

Hong Kong, the British Virgin Islands, and Panama have the largest numbers of registered International Business Companies (IBCs).

Offshore Finance Company

Multinational businesses often finance their Australian business investments with large amounts of overseas debt instead of equity as it is more tax effective.
Multinational businesses often finance their Australian business investments with large amounts of overseas debt instead of equity as it is more tax effective 

Avoiding Capital Gains Tax

Various exemptions apply, with the main one being the primary residence exemption.

Double Tax Treaty Manipulation

Double taxation is the levying of tax by two or more jurisdictions on the same declared income, asset or financial transaction.

Living in a Tax Haven

Generally, individuals who are deemed to reside in their country will be tax residents and taxed on their worldwide income.

Non Disclosure of Income from Tax Havens

Income generated from assets held in tax havens is often not disclosed, or included, in the controlling taxpayer’s tax returns.

Basing a Holding Company in a Tax Haven

A holding company is a parent corporation that owns enough voting shares in another company to control its policies and management.

Costa Rica

Many foreign companies (manufacturing and services) operate in Costa Rica's Free Trade Zones where they benefit from investment and tax incentives.

Chile

Taxpayers, both individuals and companies, without a residence in Chile, only pay tax on their Chilean income.

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