Labuan Company

INTERSHORES I Labuan to Navigate Your Business

With globalization and frequent cross-border activities, entrepreneurs have to readjust the way of doing businesses under Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) which allows tax authorities freely exchange information commencing from 2018.    Along the line, more than 200 countries agreed to report their expatriates (non-residents) accounts through Common Reporting System (CRS).


In this context, it is essential for entrepreneurs to set up their businesses with real commercial substance than having a vehicle operating “virtually”.  Labuan could be an alternative in provision of a midshore commercial operation in substance cost effectively to navigate your business dealings in Asia due to the following reasons:


1.     Lowest tax rate amongst Asia

i.      Low and flexible tax option of only 3% on net audited profits.    

ii.     Personal Tax  - Directors fee in lieu of salary: 0% (upto year 2020).

iii.    Expatriates employment under salary: 50% tax rebate on taxable income.

2.    A pool of low cost English speaking staff and offices are handily available.  

3.    100% foreign and single person ownership, without the need of a local partner!

4.    No need for trade licenses to operate your business, as opposed to on-shore companies which require at least one trade license!

5.    Bank accounts in foreign currency.

6.    No GST, Sales and Service Tax!

7.    No Withholding Tax!

8.    Dividends are non-taxable!

9.    Access to more than 70 Malaysia Treaty Partners!

10.  Strategically located in Asia next to Malaysia- easily accessible within hours with international fights for your bank meetings, compare to other offshore jurisdiction which takes days to reach.

11.  Sharing common time zone with Asian cities enhancing operation efficiency.

12.  All infrastructure is readily available and is able to demonstrate the highest level of control by the owner whilst relatively low cost compared to Singapore or Hong Kong.


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Send us an email at or by whatsapp at (852) 6499 4686 if you want to learn more on maximization of your business return!


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