offshore corporation

offshore corporation

n. a corporation chartered under the laws of a country other than the United States. Some countries (particularly in the Caribbean) are popular nations of incorporation since they have little corporate regulation or taxes and only moderate management fees. Professional trustees and nominal officials in the country of incorporation perform routine contacts with the local government, but take no active part in management. The reasons for the use of offshore corporations are best known to the incorporators, but may include avoidance of taxes, ease of international operations, freedom from state regulation, and placement of funds in accounts out of the country.

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Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Corporation (DSIC) will deliver the two newbuilds during the second and third quarters of 2016 respectively.
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has told the client that he or she has an offshore corporation that does not pay tax on its income (because it is not a U.
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The home in the exclusive Mariner Village, on a 6-mile-long barrier island near Vero Beach, has been sold to an offshore corporation, but the real buyer is Simpson, the New York Post said Saturday.
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I am now happy to stand up and face the wind; lining the pockets of an offshore corporation is quite another matter.
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