Dubai has over 20 free zones where investors can setup their companies. These free zones offer many initiatives, such as 100% foreign ownership and zero import/export duties for carrying out foreign trade. The zones offer excellent infrastructure, one-window clearances and packages for startups that make it more economical to setup in Dubai.
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Advantages of a Dubai Free Zone Company
0% foreign ownership
0% corporate tax for 50 years
0% personal income tax
100% repatriation of capital and profits
0% import or re-export duties
No currency restrictions
No restrictions on foreign talent or employees
In addition to this, Dubai free zone companies can derive benefits from the extensive network of double-tax avoidance treaties that the United Arab Emirates has signed with countries worldwide, including countries such as India, Pakistan, Singapore, China, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Austria and Holland.
Dubai offers the additional benefits of a very high standard of living and a vibrant expatriate community with people from over 180 nations living and working in the region.
You can set up a Dubai free zone company on a flexi-desk as well, with minimum capital and customized visa packages. We at 10 Zone assist you in selecting the free zone based on your business requirement, and help you through the process of formation of your company in Dubai. We also assist with visa processing and offer many other services to your business on an ongoing basis.
PREMIUM FREE ZONES IN DUBAI
DMCC Company Formation
DMCC is the world’s largest free zone, with over 15,000 companies registered. It is one of the few freehold free zones, where you can purchase property.
Dubai offers multiple options for setting up your company. Over 2,000 business activities in a wide range of sectors are available at the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), which is the licensing authority for Dubai mainland companies. Of late, the DED has implemented various initiatives to help startups and entrepreneurs set up a company in Dubai at low costs. This includes instant general trading licenses, sustainability licenses on desk spaces (in lieu of a full office) and e-commerce licenses for social media businesses.
Forming a company in the UAE can be a daunting task, due to the multiple options available. Do you start a company in the Dubai mainland, or do you setup a free zone company? What are the laws and regulations governing your company? Answer these questions, and many more, through our Doing Business Guides that you can download for free!
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