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Mauritius as a business destination

A secure framework for business growth
Mauritius as a business destination

A secure frameworkfor business growth

Nestled in the Indian Ocean, off the East African coastline, Mauritius boasts a strategic location within the ‘golden triangle’ connecting Asia, Africa and Australia.

  • Since 50 years ago, Mauritius has maintained a stable democratic regime, exemplary social peace and a sound market-driven economy
  • The opening of the economy has boosted the economic growth of the country and Mauritius is hence actively encouraging foreign talents, know-how and investment in the country.
  • Whether you are an investor, a professional, an entrepreneur or a multi-national, there are a number of reasons for doing business or living in Mauritius.

  • Perks of investing in Mauritius
  • Regular tax benefits
  • Dedicated schemes
  • Perks of investing in Mauritius

    - Impressive track record, political stability and light fiscal regime

    - Secure investment location with established rule of law

    - Most business-friendly country in Africa

    - Skilled and bilingual workforce

    - Peaceful, multi-ethnic, with a unique lifestyle in a blend of cultures

    - Ocean state with one of the largest Exclusive Economic Zones in the world

    - Preferential market access to Africa, Europe and the USA

  • Regular tax benefits

    - Flat rate of 15% on income tax and corporate tax

    - Tax-free dividends

    - No capital gains tax and no inheritance tax

    - Free repatriation of profits, dividends & capital

    - Non-Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs) with over 50 countries

    - Income tax exemption on income derived by non-citizens investing a minimum of USD 25 million

  • Dedicated schemes

    - Entitlement to a foreign tax credit of 80% to GBL 1 companies, with an effective maximum tax rate of 3

    - 8-year tax holiday to companies holding a Global Headquarters Administration Licence issued by the FSC

    - 8-year tax holiday on real estate developments under the smart city scheme

    - 5-year tax holiday to companies involved in: Global Treasury Activities

    - Global Legal Advisory Services Regional Headquarters Asset and fund management services with asset base of min USD 100 million

Did you know?
  • #1

    A natural drainage system will collect rainwater and redirect it towards existing rivers

  • #2

    New parks will be created within the city as an extension of existing green areas

  • #3

    The city grids takes into account the prevailing winds to ensure natural ventilation

  • #4

    The site on which the city is built is covered with a dense network of water bodies

  • #5

    The design codes will ensure the architectural coherence and high environmental performance

  • #6

    Land use is distributed in a manner that optimizes the use of energy and resources

  • #7

    The city is designed as a series of walkable neighbourhoods, along linear parks

  • #8

    Each of the city’s neighbourhoods is a self-sufficient node, organized around a local centre

  • #9

    Each primary road of the city incorporates generous pavement and a segregated cycle path

  • #10

    The whole city will be connected through cycle and pedestrian tracks

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