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St Lucia Company
Good to Know
St.Lucia enjoys 0% Taxation, no auditing and no paid up capital requirement.

St. Lucia's international financial services industry has sprung up as a result of the country’s need to diversify its economic base, which — as a beneficiary of the U.S. Caribbean Basin Initiative, a member of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) — is ripe for substantial expansion and growth.
Main Characteristics
Governing corporate legislation
St Lucia International Business Companies Act of 1999 and International Business Companies Regulations, 2000.
Information published relating to company officers
There is a public registry. However, no names of shareholders, directors and officers are visible. Only the memorandum and articles of association are publicly accessible.
Confidentiality
St Lucia offers a high level of anonymity and privacy. The International Business Companies Act provides for confidentiality of shareholders, directors and officers.
Accounting requirement
No accounting/reporting requirements. However, The IBC is required to keep financial documents (receipts, invoices etc.) to reflect the financial position of the company. These documents must be kept at the company's registered office in St Lucia.
Taxation
No taxes of any sort for all transactions made outside of the jurisdiction, and a 1% tax on local transactions.
Legislation
Modern offshore legislation.
Standard currency
US$
Time to form
St Lucia has a fast and efficient registry: it takes about 48-72 hours to register a company.*
Stability
Stable jurisdiction with a very good reputation.
Communication
Efficient communication means.
Time zone
Convenient world time zone: UTC/GMT-4
Secretary required
No
Paid up capital requirement
No paid up capital requirement.
Renewal Date
Anniversary date of the company / Each Year
Basis of legal System
Under Civil Law and Common Law.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Minimum of 1 director/shareholder
Bearer shares
Bearer shares not permitted
Documents Required
for the Creation of the Company
A certified copy Certification of the passport can be made by a notary, bank, lawyer or accountant. Kindly consult your dedicated account manager at SFM to obtain precise information. of your passport, A certified copy of a second ID document **, Notarized/certified copy of a proof of domicile dated less than three months, A bank reference letter from your bank, 2 distinct professional letters***







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* Subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company.
*** E.g. A lawyer/law firm + practicing accountant/accounting firm may issue 2 separate letterset
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