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British Virgin Islands: Offshore Legal and Tax Regimes

Forms of Offshore Operation

Under the 2004 Business Companies Act, several different types of companies can be incorporated including:

  • Companies limited by shares. Likely to remain the most popular form of BVI company.
  • Companies limited by guarantee not authorised to issue shares.
  • Companies limited by guarantee authorised to issue shares.
  • Unlimited companies authorised to issue shares.
  • Unlimited companies not authorised to issue shares.

See Forms of Company for a fuller description of the 2004 BVI BC Act.

 

 

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