The term offshore is in the regularly in the news these days. Investors and businesses in large numbers have been setting up offshore corporate accounts and bank accounts in offshore jurisdictions for many years. One of the core terms used in offshore industry is IBC. IBC stands for the International Business Corporation. These companies are 100% tax exempt in the jurisdiction of incorporation.
An offshore IBC service offers a number of features and advantages and that make it ideally suited for a number of uses. It is quite easy and quick to open and relatively inexpensive to operate. There is no need of preparing and filing annual financial statements. The companies set up in offshore jurisdictions provide enhanced privacy as no public records of directors and shareholders are required. The directors and shareholders can hold meetings anywhere globally. Many businesses are interested in offshore IBC services as there are no currency restrictions in respect to trading, assets, bank accounts and accounting reference. An IBC can be opened for running a consulting company, professional service company, overseas property holding company, offshore investment company and many other types of companies.
The most important thing to note with offshore IBC service is that you cannot carry business transactions with individuals living in the jurisdiction of IBC formation.