I think @kidnico needs to be more specific about numbers and the willingness to move to another country for taxation purposes. If the client mix is mainly geared to the US outside EU then VAT is no issue. I am sure as a community here we can suggest excellent structures but without more spefics...
Ok here is my 2 cents:
The OP states he is making 70K which in my opinion is not enough for a Cyprus structure. Company setup, admin fees (sky-high in Cyprus), CIT and the requirement of a full-time residence = 25-30% overall costs.
HK structure could work, but this is on Cyprus turning a...
You can pay a salary but you will forkout this:
16.6% social security
0.5% training & development
2.0% Special Cohesion Fund
4.75% NHS rates
This makes for a grand total of 25.1%, which is a lot more than 12.5% plus the 2.65% Gesy on Dividends.
That is not what I was referring to with regards to 90 days. I have taken this section from the KPMG file:
100% exemption on remuneration for salaried services rendered outside Cyprus for more than 90 days in a tax year to a non-Cyprus resident employer.
So let's take the situation in of the...
To get 5% tax rate in Malta you need double company structure. Expect that to cost 10k a year to maintain. That is almost 10% of your income. So that alone is 15%.
I would say become non dom in Cyprus. If you proof enough wealth no need for company to employ yourself. If you work for more than...