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Seychelles Business, Taxation and Offshore Information

The Very Model Of A Modern Archipelago

The Seychelles are a byword for tropical beauty. The 115 islands, near the equator and outside the cyclone belt, are indeed unspoiled. The main island, Mahe, has an airport and a very good port, Victoria. Most of the 89,000 inhabitants live on Mahe, and are a blended mixture of French and African, speaking Creole, but also English and French, especially in business. The British granted independence only in 1976; the Seychelles are an independent democratic republic with a presidential style of government. The President from 1977 until 2004, Albert Renee oversaw the conversion of a 'fishing and bananas' type of economy into a modern tourist mecca, alongside a carefully created offshore financial centre which has taken good notice of its competition. More »


Seychelles Knowledge Base

Seychelles: Country and Foreign Investment
A quick overview of the Seychelles - its history, geography, and business advantages.
Seychelles Executive Summary »
Seychelles Geography »
Seychelles Population, Language and Culture »
Seychelles Government »
Seychelles Economy and Currency »
Seychelles Entry and Residence »
Seychelles Business Environment »
Seychelles Import of Foreign Capital »
Seychelles Foreign Investment Regime »
Seychelles International Trade Zone »

Seychelles: Types of Company
A look at various types of company in the Seychelles, providing options to suit different business needs.
Seychelles Company Introduction »
Seychelles International Business Company »
Seychelles Special Licence Company »
Seychelles Limited Partnership »
Seychelles Protected Cell Company »
Seychelles Trusts »
Seychelles Foundations »

Seychelles: Offshore Business Sectors
The key sectors of the Seychelles' offshore economy.
Seychelles Offshore Business Introduction »
Seychelles Banking »
Seychelles Insurance »
Seychelles Investment Fund Management »
Seychelles Ship Management and Maritime Operations »

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

Seychelles: Offshore Legal and Tax Regimes
This section looks at available offshore operations in the Seychelles and the criterion required for obtaining offshore tax status.
Seychelles Forms of Offshore Operation »
Seychelles Tax Treatment of Offshore Operations »
Seychelles Taxation of Foreign Employees of Offshore Operations »
Seychelles Exchange Controls »
Seychelles Offshore Operations »
Seychelles Employment and Residence »

Seychelles: Law of Offshore
A hub for information about the main laws and statutes affecting offshore and non-resident businesses in the Seychelles.
Seychelles Table of Statutes »
Seychelles Banking Law »
Seychelles Trust Law »
Seychelles Electronic Gambling Law »
Seychelles International Business Authority »

Seychelles: Labour Regulation
An analysis of employment law, industrial relations, and social security schemes in the Seychelles.
Seychelles Regulatory Environment »
Seychelles Work Permits »

Seychelles: Domestic Corporate Taxation
A guide detailing the scope and rate of taxes affecting companies in the Seychelles.
Seychelles Corporate Tax Introduction »
Seychelles Scope of Business Tax »
Seychelles Business Tax Rates »
Seychelles Calculation of Taxable Base »
Seychelles Filing Requirements and Payment of Tax »
Seychelles Withholding Tax »

Seychelles: Personal Taxation
An overview of applicable taxes for individuals in the Seychelles.
Seychelles Personal Tax Introduction »
Seychelles Residence and Liability for Taxation »
Seychelles Social Security Taxes »

Seychelles: Double Tax Treaties
Treaties and international agreements that the Seychelles have in place, to mitigate the effects of double taxation.
Seychelles Table of Treaty Rates »
Seychelles Other International Agreements »

Seychelles: Related Information
Other useful information pertinent to the Seychelles.
Map of the Seychelles »