New Zealand

New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy with parliamentary democracy. Elizabeth II is the Queen of New Zealand and the head of state. The Queen is represented by the Governor-General, whom she appoints on the advice of the Prime Minister. New Zealand is organized into 11 regional councils and 67 territorial authorities for local government purposes, population – 4 433 000.

The legal system of New Zealand  is based on the English Common Law.

Limited Liability Company (LTD), incorporated under the Companies Act 1993, can conduct business in any part of the world.  In 2011, New Zealand introduced an elective “Look Through” regime for LTD – it means is “looked-through” for income tax purposes (LTC).

Limited Partnership (LP), incorporated under the Companies Act 1993, can conduct business in any part of the world.

Tax Rate 
Income (Corporate) tax for LTD28 %LTC – a company looked- through for income tax purposes.
Non-resident partners of an LP are not taxable in NZ if the LP is not in receipt of any NZ- originated income
Goods and Services Tax (GST)15 %
Double tax treaties with 39 countries

Advantages 

  • No income tax
  • High international prestige of New Zealand
  • LTCs are a popular choice for international businesses and investors, due to the intrinsic tax benefits and protection of the entity

Disadvantages

  • Register is open for public
  • Required to prepare financial statements annually and submit the Income tax return to the local tax authorities (IRD)
Name Must end with the word “Limited” or abbreviation ''Ltd''

Share capital The standard authorized share capital is 1 000 NZD, not required to be paid before the company is incorporated
Shareholders A maximum of five Shareholders, individuals, non- residents of NZ
Director A minimum of one Director, individuals of any nationality
Secretary Required
Registered Address Required
Annual reporting Annual informative reporting (AR) to the Register.
Required to prepare and submit annual financial statements to tax authorities for tax return

Company formation packages & prices
Basic
Company formation, preparation of documents
Incorporation fee
Registered address for one year
IRD registration
A set of apostilled registration documents
Company seal
The basic currency for invoice issuance – USD

Timeframe
Incorporation of a new company 17 business days

Annual support (beginning with the second year)
Basic
Government fee
Filing of annual informative reporting (AR)
Registered address for one year
The basic currency for invoice issuance – USD

Annual financial statement Required


Audit not for LTC and LP


Information that has to be provided by the customer

Incorporation process is possible as soon as the Due Diligence procedure is completed. Please fill in and send us the Order form; immediately afterwards, we are going to send you the information on the document required within the boundaries of the Due Diligence procedure.

1. Consult to determine the order. To choose a jurisdiction for a company we offer a consulting services:

  • via telephone +(371) 67280645
  • via e-mail: consult@bbp-net.com
  • via online question form found in the header Ask an expert
  • Navigation through our web site will help you to determine: benefits, prices and requirements in respective jurisdiction

2. Complete an application form. After you have made your decision, please complete one of the online application forms:

3. Issue of invoice and settlement of order. Within one business day of filling in the online application form, you will receive an invoice via e-mail. You can pay the invoice using money transfer to the BBP bank account provided in the invoice or via Internet, using PayPal. We suggest using PayPal only in case the amount is less than 200 EUR.

ATTENTION! The invoice number should be written in the details of payment!

A payment acknowledgement will be sent to you as soon as we will receive the payment.

4. After we receive the required Due Diligence documents from you, we shall commence the incorporation or the preparation of the documents required in order to carry out the acquirement of a ready-made company.

5. Document delivery to the client. Documents are sent via international courier mail.

6. Further supporting services. We guarantee to inform, assist and provide you with all the necessary services for further support of the company.

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