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Macau Company Incorporation

Updated:2018-3-29 16:08:52    Source:www.tannet-group.comViews:513

Macau company Incorporation is also called Macau corporate formation, Macau business setup, Macau company establishment, etc. Macau is located in southeast coast of China’s Pearl River Delta. The high degree of economic openness, perfect infrastructure, freedom on foreign exchange and capital funds, etc. these favorable factors make Macau growing at a fast pace and has driven the rise.

There is no special restriction on Macau company incorporation, and Macau practices a low taxation rate system, with limited items of taxation. In recent years, favorable factors have been increasing in Macau, and economic environment has met sustained development, in particular, hospitality and tourism, which drove the rise of Macau's economy, and the international community showed increasing confidence concerning investment in Macau. At the same time, Macau is also one of the freest and most open regions for global trade and investment.

Advantages of Setting Up A Macau Company
1. Stable financial system;
2. Satisfactory trading environment;
3. Low tax rate: offshore companies can be exempt from profit tax, business tax, inheritance and gift taxes, property transfer tax, stamp tax and salaries tax for the first three years of employment (non-Macau residents);
4. Potential offshore service centre;
5. Platform for economic and trading cooperation between mainland China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

Types of Macau Company
There are two major types of Company registration in Macau:
1) Macau Limited Company (L.D.A.) OR Macau "One-Man" Limited (Sociedade Unipessoal Lda.)

This is the most common type of company formation in Macau. For this type of Macau company, each shareholder is required to subscribe 1 share and the value of share will be equal to the amount of capital he/she contributed. The liabilities of shareholders will be limited to their capital contribution. The name of this company should be ended with "Limited" (L.D.A.). However, if the company only have 1 shareholder, the company name should be ended with "One-Man Limited" (Sociedade Unipessoal Lda.).

2) Macau Holdings Limited Company (S.A.)
In compare with the Macau Limited Company, the Macau Holdings Company will give a feeling of much more well-structured. It requires the company to divide its capital into each equal shares and the liabilities of shareholders will be limited to their subscribed shares. Apart from this, the company will be registered until all of its shares have been subscribed and the paid-up capital reach to 25%.

Procedure for Macau Company Registration
1. Do search for the proposed company name and business nature;
2. Drafting the Memorandum and Article of Association / Constitution;
3. Notarisation of company document;
4. Registration of company at Business and Movable Property Registry;
5. Application for commencement of business (Form M1 and Business Registration License).

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