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While the free zones vary in the names of the structures available, broadly speaking, the following legal structures are available in most free zones.
Here are some advantages of setting up a business in a Dubai Free Zone:
In addition to this, company formation in a Dubai Free Zone allows investors to 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.
The minimum capital requirement depends on the jurisdiction and the business activity you want to operate. Required capital ranges from AED 1,000 to AED 300,000. With a few exceptions, this capital is not required to be deposited in a bank account in the name of the company.
However, in all cases, the capital can be used as working capital, i.e. withdrawn after the completion of the company setup formalities.
Branch companies do not require any capital.
A free zone company has 100% foreign company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, exemption from all import and export duties, no corporate tax and no dividend tax. However, if the business is established in the mainland, then, a 5% custom duty is applicable.
No, Free zone companies do not require the owner to live in the UAE as it offers 100% foreign ownership, however in most cases, a general manager of the company is required to be a resident of the UAE.
Yes, you can and there is a wide variety of good banks to choose from.
No, with a free zone company you are only permitted to carry out business within the jurisdiction of the free zone itself or outside of the UAE. If it is your intention to do business on the mainland of the UAE, you will need to establish an onshore company.