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Liechtenstein Business, Taxation and Offshore Information

Liechtenstein is in the EEA but Not in the EU

Liechtenstein is a constitutional monarchy sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria. It has a land area of 160 km2 (60 sq m) and a population of 37,009 (July 2013 est). Liechtenstein is in customs and monetary union with Switzerland and is part of EFTA and the EEA, though it is not a UN member. The official language is German; English and French are also spoken, with a local dialect used in everyday life.

A referendum held in March 2003, gave the ruling Prince Hans-Adam II sweeping new powers, including the right to veto parliamentary bills, sack the entire government and introduce emergency rule. More »


Liechtenstein Knowledge Base

Liechtenstein: Country and Foreign Investment
A quick overview of Liechtenstein - its history, geography, and business advantages.
Liechtenstein Executive Summary »
Liechtenstein Geography »
Liechtenstein Population, Language and Culture »
Liechtenstein Government »
Liechtenstein Economy and Currency »
Liechtenstein Entry and Residence »
Liechtenstein Business Environment »
Liechtenstein Investments by Foreigners »

Liechtenstein: Types of Company
A look at various types of company in Liechtenstein, providing options to suit different business needs.
Liechtenstein Company Introduction »
Liechtenstein Company Limited by Shares »
Liechtenstein Limited Liability Company »
Liechtenstein Establishment (ANSTALT) »
Liechtenstein Foundation (STIFTUNG) »
Liechtenstein Trust Enterprise »
Liechtenstein Trusts »

Liechtenstein: Offshore Business Sectors
The key sectors of Liechtenstein's offshore economy.
Liechtenstein Offshore Business Introduction »
Liechtenstein International Holding Companies »
Liechtenstein Banking »
Liechtenstein Trade, Marketing and Distribution »
Liechtenstein Trust Management »

Liechtenstein: E-Commerce
A description of how e-commerce operations are enabled in Liechtenstein, and how the offshore tax regime can best be utilised for e-commerce.
Liechtenstein E-Commerce Introduction »
Liechtenstein Offshore Activities »

Liechtenstein: Offshore Legal and Tax Regimes
This section looks at available offshore operations in Liechtenstein and the criterion required for obtaining offshore tax status.
Liechtenstein Offshore Introduction »
Liechtenstein Forms of Offshore Operation »
Liechtenstein Tax Treatment of Offshore Operations »
Liechtenstein Inclusion on FATF Blacklist »
Liechtenstein Taxation of Foreign and Non Resident Employees »
Liechtenstein Exchange Controls »
Liechtenstein Offshore Operations »
Liechtenstein Employment and Residence »

Liechtenstein: Law of Offshore
A hub for information about the main laws and statutes affecting offshore and non-resident businesses in Liechtenstein.
Liechtenstein Legal Introduction »
Liechtenstein Table of Statutes »
Liechtenstein Trust Law »
Liechtenstein Banking Law »

Liechtenstein: Domestic Corporate Taxation
A guide detailing the scope and rate of taxes affecting companies in Liechtenstein.
Liechtenstein Corporate Tax Introduction »
Liechtenstein Corporate Income Tax »
Liechtenstein Calculation of Taxable Base »
Liechtenstein Net Worth Tax »
Liechtenstein Stamp Duty »
Liechtenstein Turnover Tax »
Liechtenstein Property Profits Tax »
Liechtenstein Value Added Tax »
Liechtenstein Withholding Tax »
Liechtenstein Filing Requirements and Payment of Tax »

Liechtenstein: Personal Taxation
An overview of applicable taxes for individuals in Liechtenstein.
Liechtenstein Personal Tax Introduction »
Liechtenstein Residence and Liability for Taxation »
Liechtenstein Income Tax »
Liechtenstein Wealth Tax »
Liechtenstein Gift and Estate Tax »

Liechtenstein: Double Tax Treaties
Treaties and international agreements that Liechtenstein has in place, to mitigate the effects of double taxation.
Liechtenstein Tax Treaty Introduction »
Liechtenstein-Austria Double Tax Treaty »
Liechtenstein International Criminal Co-operation »
Liechtenstein Other International Agreements »

Liechtenstein: Related Information
Other useful information pertinent to Liechtenstein.
Liechtenstein Work Permits »
Liechtenstein International Law »
Map of Liechtenstein »