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Last updated: 7 Jul 2020

Belize’s legislation changes have been the centre of attention recently, chief of which how Belize economic substance works and how tax would be treated for an IBC are two of biggest concerns with our clients.

In what follows, BBCIncorp will walk you through the most important specifics of these changes in an easy-to-capture manner. Let’s see below!

Key notes for IBCs in relation to Belize Economic Substance Requirements and Tax Matters

The Economic Substance Act of Belize took effect on 11 October 2019. The issuance of this Act is to prevent entities from taking advantage of Belize corporate structures to earn profits but not representing the real economic situation in Belize.

Key highlights of Belize Economic Substance Act (ESA) that you must know:

  • The scope of the economic substance requirements
  • Criteria for satisfying economic substance requirements
  • How to meet economic substance requirements

In respect to Belize ESA, it is also crucial for in-scope entities to understand the tax implication on specific circumstances.

Below is the illustrative summary of Belize Economic Substance Requirements and Tax Guides to facilitate better understanding for entities, especially Belize IBCs on above-mentioned matters: 

Belize economic substance requirements & Tax Guide

Feel free to chat with BBCIncorp if you need to know more about Belize economic substance as well as tax issues!

In case you are still uncertain about Belize and wish to find another option with totally tax-free, BBCIncorp recommends another ideal company formation solution that matches your needs - that is Seychelles Company Formation! See our Package now for more detailed information or mail us via service@bbcincorp.com to consult our advisors!


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