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Customer Services is everything at Octopus

Customer Services is everything at Octopus

The majority of our business is setting up Gibraltar companies and managing them.
We have some core customer service values which are the key to our success…..read more….

USE OF GIBRALTAR COMPANIES FOR MALTA TRADING COMPANIES

USE OF GIBRALTAR COMPANIES FOR MALTA TRADING COMPANIES

Gibraltar companies can be incorporated as a holding vehicle for Malta trading companies. In Malta, corporation tax is 35% however if the shares are held by a non-resident, then a 6/7ths tax refund is available, generating a net tax of 5%.

Procedure for Registering an Offshore Company in Gibraltar in 2024

Procedure for Registering an Offshore Company in Gibraltar in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of international business, Gibraltar has emerged as a prime destination for entrepreneurs seeking to establish offshore entities. Renowned for its strategic location, business-friendly environment, and robust legal framework, Gibraltar offers a gateway to global expansion.

Strengthening Gibraltar’s Financial Integrity: GFSC’s Revised AML/CFT/CPF Guidance

Strengthening Gibraltar’s Financial Integrity: GFSC’s Revised AML/CFT/CPF Guidance

The financial landscape is ever-evolving, and staying ahead of the curve in terms of regulatory compliance is paramount. In Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the financial sector’s integrity. 

Strategies for Successful Company Liquidation in Gibraltar

Strategies for Successful Company Liquidation in Gibraltar

Company liquidation can be a complex and sensitive process, requiring careful consideration and strategic planning.

Redomiciliation of a company to Gibraltar: A Comprehensive Guide

Redomiciliation of a company to Gibraltar: A Comprehensive Guide

“A company’s domicile is where it keeps house and does real business”. Gibraltar, with its strategic location, common law like the UK and business-friendly environment, has become an attractive destination for companies seeking to re-domicile. Whether driven by regulatory advantages, tax benefits, or the desire to tap into Gibraltar’s thriving business ecosystem, the re-domiciliation process […]

Octopus: Streamlining Gibraltar Company Formation for Success

Octopus: Streamlining Gibraltar Company Formation for Success

Octopus: Setting Up Your Company in Gibraltar Made Easy Establishing a business in Gibraltar offers a strategic advantage with its unique blend of British influence and Mediterranean allure. The process of setting up a company Gibraltar has been made remarkably easy, thanks to a range of specialized services and business-friendly regulations in addition to our […]

Understanding the Effects and Opportunities of Brexit for Businesses in Gibraltar

Understanding the Effects and Opportunities of Brexit for Businesses in Gibraltar

The exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, commonly known as Brexit, has had a profound impact on various regions and industries.

Essentials of Compliance in Gibraltar’s Regulatory Landscape for Businesses

Essentials of Compliance in Gibraltar’s Regulatory Landscape for Businesses

Gibraltar, with its strategic location at the southern tip of Spain, based on common law with a robust regulatory framework, has emerged as a preferred destination for companies and businesses seeking a stable and business-friendly environment. Understanding the essentials of compliance within Gibraltar’s regulatory landscape is crucial for firms looking to benefit on the advantages the jurisdiction offers.

10 reasons to set up a Gibraltar company

10 reasons to set up a Gibraltar company

Why set up a company in Gibraltar.

Octopus summarises 10 reasons why people should incorporate in or relocate to Gibraltar

TAX DEADLINE – 30th September 2023

TAX DEADLINE – 30th September 2023

If your company has a financial year end of 31 December then your tax return for 31 December 2022 is due by the end of this month (9 months after your accounting year end).

Octopus notifies, prepares, and files tax returns for companies under our management in Gibraltar.

FBME Bank Update

FBME Bank Update

After 9 years, FBME Bank is finally being liquidated. Many companies and individuals had funds frozen and locked in with the bank. Octopus can assist companies unlock their funds.

NEWS UPDATE: Octopus New Services

NEWS UPDATE: Octopus New Services

We are delighted to announce that Octopus have recently obtained a Class VIII license from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission to provide Corporate Director services and Corporate Nominee Shareholder services from our new subsidiary companies, Landport Management (Gibraltar) Limited and Landport Nominees (Gibraltar) Limited.

Trust Registration Service (UK)

Trust Registration Service (UK)

Offshore trusts must be registered if they have at least one UK resident trustee. This also applies to non-UK registered trusts that acquire land or property in the UK. Trusts already registered in another EU Member State are automatically exempt from registering on the TRS.

How easy is it to set up a Gibraltar Company?

How easy is it to set up a Gibraltar Company?

What is required to set up a Gibraltar Company? Can I open a company quickly with a bank account?

Capital Gains Tax and Voluntary National Insurance Contributions

Capital Gains Tax and Voluntary National Insurance Contributions

Update on UK Capital Gains Tax Annual Exemption, Capital Gains Tax on UK Property and Voluntary National Insurance Contributions

Do you have a business in the UK that does not require a physical presence?

Do you have a business in the UK that does not require a physical presence?

From April 2023 onwards, the main rate of corporation tax in the UK will rise from 19% to 25%. Although the current 19% rate will still apply if your profits are £50,000 or less, your company will pay more tax on profits above this level. Have you considered setting up a Gibraltar company?

A New Year – Time to Reflect on 2022 and Plan for 2023

A New Year – Time to Reflect on 2022 and Plan for 2023

From a business perspective, January is a time to reflect on the previous 12 months, what can we learn from last year, and what can we improve on for this year for company formation and management in Gibraltar

A Message From The CEO

A Message From The CEO

A summary from the CEO regarding changes in 2022 and looking forward to the year ahead.

Why would you use a non-resident Gibraltar Company

Why would you use a non-resident Gibraltar Company

Individuals may choose to set up a Gibraltar company for many different reasons. Tax is just one possible reason.
Confidentiality is becoming the key component in this.

What is a Qualified Non-UK Pension Scheme (QNUPS)?

What is a Qualified Non-UK Pension Scheme (QNUPS)?

A summary of the benefits of an overseas pension for UK resident & domiciled individuals who are planning for their retirement and their estate in the future.

STARTING A BUSINESS/COMPANY IN GIBRALTAR

STARTING A BUSINESS/COMPANY IN GIBRALTAR

Tips for setting up a new business in Gibraltar. What should I consider before starting the process? Structure? Location? Business Plan? Bank Account? Tax?

NEW APPOINTMENT – HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

NEW APPOINTMENT – HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Cartwright as Head of Business…

To become ordinary resident in Gibraltar

To become ordinary resident in Gibraltar

You must rent or own an apartment in Gibraltar. The apartment cannot be government…

What is Category 2 Residence in Gibraltar?

What is Category 2 Residence in Gibraltar?

Category 2 is a tax regime for high-net-worth individuals who wish to reside in Gibraltar with…

Requirements to incorporate a company in Gibraltar

Requirements to incorporate a company in Gibraltar

What are the requirements to incorporate a company in Gibraltar:

International Octopus Day

International Octopus Day

It feels right that we should today celebrate International Octopus Day (8th October)

Why incorporate a company in Gibraltar?

Why incorporate a company in Gibraltar?

Gibraltar is an excellent location for company formation.

Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll

Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll

Octopus has recently expanded its service offering to offer clients book-keeping and accounting services in addition to payroll and tax returns.

Relocating to Gibraltar

Relocating to Gibraltar

When thinking of relocating to Gibraltar there are numerous factors to consider:

10 REASONS TO LIVE IN GIBRALTAR

10 REASONS TO LIVE IN GIBRALTAR

GREAT WEATHER FOR 8 MONTHS OF THE YEAR
BRITAIN IN THE SUN
COMMON LAW LEGAL SYSTEM

<strong><u>Setting up a company bank account for a Gibraltar company</u></strong>

Setting up a company bank account for a Gibraltar company

At Octopus, we work with banks and electronic money institutions worldwide to assist clients obtain a bank account.

High Executive Possessing Special Skills (HEPSS)

High Executive Possessing Special Skills (HEPSS)

This is a special tax regime for employees who move to Gibraltar that meet certain criteria whereby the skills are not readily available in Gibraltar. This is usually used for high end senior executives.