Offshore company in Lebanon

Michał Gawlak

Michał Gawlak

Partner / Attorney-at-law

General information

  • 17%*
    Tax rate
  • 4 weeks
    Time of establishment of the company
  • 20 000 USD
    Minimum capital

Lebanon is a country in central-east Asia, whose capital is Beirut. Lebanon is one of the few countries that escaped the economic crisis thanks to the significant circulation of cash in Lebanese banks. Lebanon is a place where foreign investors are welcomed with open arms. The country offers a modern legal system and pro-investor administration. Lebanon also attracts European clients willing to do business with the Arab world.

What to keep in mind

Lebanon can be used for many business activities, this destination will often satisfy a international business requirement or import-export operations with the Middle East.

Type of the company

Normally, limited liability companies are established in Lebanon, which may engage in any activity except insurance, air transport, investment banking, etc., as well as in any other activity.

Company registration procedure

Registration of the company:

  • Preparation of the articles of association and the company’s statute
  • Contribution of capital to a bank account.
  • Preparation of an application for company registration.
  • Submission of the required documents to the Commercial Register.

Shareholders:

A minimum of 3 shareholders and a maximum of 20 shareholders are required to establish a company. Foreign shareholders are allowed.

Management Board:

The company is managed by a board of directors. The board of directors may only be composed of shareholders. In addition, the company must have a resident auditor.

Registered office:

The company must have a registered address in Lebanon, which will appear on the company documents and postal data of the company. It is possible to use the services of a virtual office with a dedicated telephone number.

Time to set up the company:

The time of establishing a company is about 4 weeks.

Minimum capital:

The minimum capital is LBP 30,000,000 (USD 20,000).

Taxes and finances

The standard corporate income tax rate is 17%. There is no VAT. The annual tax on Lebanese offshore companies is limited to 1 million LBP (700 USD).

Accounting:

Accounting is required under Lebanese law.

Other information

Bank account

Your company will have a multi-currency bank account with Internet access to your account, VISA or ATM MasterCard (there is a possibility to obtain several ATM cards).

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Contact

Contact

Contact us by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.
Remember, the more information you provide us at the beginning of cooperation, the sooner we will be able to prepare an offer for you. If we deem it necessary due to the scope of the inquiry, we will offer you a paid consultation aimed at preparing an offer for you with elements of tax planning.

Payment

Payment

Choose the payment method – we accept transfers and payment by credit / debit card and blik.

The stage of collecting information necessary to establish a company

The stage of collecting information necessary to establish a company

After accepting our offer, we will send you a list of information and documents that we will need to establish a company for you quickly and efficiently. At this stage, our specialists will provide you with professional advice and experience enabling you to efficiently collect the required documents and information.

Receipt of company documents

Receipt of company documents

After registering the company, we will inform you about obtaining the documents – we can send them to you by courier, or arrange their collection at the office. If you have chosen the service of opening a bank account that requires personal appearance, our specialist will provide you with the company’s documents when assisting you in opening a bank account.

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Michał Gawlak

Partner / Attorney-at-law

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