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Despite radical changes in global tax policy, it is impossible to imagine international trade, shipping, finances and investments without offshore and onshore (non-resident) companies.

Ukraine is also facing trend to de-offshoring. Combination of Interlegal tax and law competences facilitates better understanding your business tasks and, therefore, offering unique solutions for registration of companies in the foreign jurisdiction.

The principal issue of concern is optimal choice of jurisdiction for an offshore company and preferential taxation company. Our experts provide various answers to this question, depending on your business specifications.

  • Labour relations;
  • Applicable transport types;
  • Necessity in licenses or other permissions in the offshore/onshore company registration state;
  • Necessity in registration as VAT payer in Europe (VAT No.);
  • Cash flow structure for your business.

What we do for you:

  • Analysis of contractual relations in view of tax effects;

  • Appeal against tax authorities awards;

  • Business risk mitigation by means of structuring assets;

  • Registration and maintenance of offshore/onshore companies and preferential taxation companies; 

  • Substance facilitated by Interlegal 6 offices in Black Sea Region and 29 associated offices worldwide;

  • Structuring transactions for tax optimization;

  • Incorporation of enterprise or joint venture, holding company for real estate ownership, yacht registration or opening account;

  • Consulting upon the issues of applying tax legislation of Ukraine and other countries;

  • Opening bank account in the foreign jurisdiction;

  • Consulting upon the following issues:

  • Internal and international transactions;
  • Asset sale and purchase in Ukraine and abroad;
  • Beneficiary owners;
  • Transfer pricing;
  • Dividends, interests, royalties;
  • Tax information exchange;
  • Protection against fraud schemes;
  • Holding companies, subsidiaries, representative offices and affiliates;
  • Trusts and funds;
  • Labour relations;
  • Freight tax;
  • Natural person income tax in Ukraine;


Please read our articles about corporate practice. We have them written for many years – probably you will find below answers to the issues of concern for your business. Otherwise, you may contact our experts for assistance in your business. 


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