PRIVATE INTEREST FOUNDATION
Registration and Processing Fees – Euros 1,750.00 (*)
Special draft of Foundation Deed, adapted to your specific needs – Euros 375.00
Provision of Registered office in Panama as legally required – Euros 780.00/annual
Set up fee – Euros 25.00
Provision to cover post charges – Euros 100.00
Annual maintenance fees – Euros 1,050.00/annual (**)
Annual Government License fee – USD 300 – Euros 250.00/annual
Provision of an Offshore Corporate Bank Account – General Disbursements - Euros 870.00 (Optional)
Additional set of certified documents for bank account opening purposes – Euros 325.00
Foundation Seal – Euros 75.00
DHL delivery of documents – Euros 70.00
(*) All documents notarized and apostilled
(**) 1st year fees will be payable together with incorporation fees.
First year – Fees are considered from the date of formation until the 31st December same year
2nd and subsequent years – All annual fees marked above as “/Annual” become due from the 1st January each ear, and are payable until the 31st January
The Annual Fees are concerned with the following services:
Annual Statutory Fee, which includes:
- Local incorporation agent to provide you all services relating the Foundation matters (registered agent facilities), as required;
- filing statutory returns with official departments, required, to be the company active and alive;
- Liaison with the registered office and the registered agent in the jurisdiction of incorporation, attending to the payment of the Annual Government License Fees and other government fees;
Annual Compliance Fee, which includes:
- attending to routine compliance matters (inclusive of periodic file reviews), reviewing official correspondence received and other routine matters incidental to good corporate governance;
- Processing and Return Filings with Panamanian official departments
NOMINEE SERVICES - OPTIONAL
Remark: In case you will contract our Nominee Services, a Private Protectorate Document (certified and apostilled) will be provided in your name, together with following documents:
- Nominee Services Agreement
- Nominee Foundation Council’s Declaration
- Nominee Foundation Council’s Resignation Letter, signed and undated
- Nominee Protector’s Resignation Letter signed and undated
Nominee Services are recommended to those people who wish and require 100% privacy, confidentiality and anonymity as to his relationship with the Foundation.
In such case, your name will not appear on the Registrar of Companies, but the Nominees’ names. You can however manage the Foundation interests through the above referred Private Protectorate Document.
NOMINEE SERVICES - FEES
Provision of Nominee Founder – Euros 350.00/annual
Provision of a Nominee Foundation Council – Euros 1,250.00/annual
Provision of Foundation Protector – Euros 750.00/annual
Provision of certified and apostilled Power of Attorney – Euros 650.00
WORLDWIDE CORPORATE BANK ACCOUNTS
International Recommended banks:
ABN AMRO, Hong Kong
Alliance Leicester Commercial Bank, UK
Anglo Irish Bank, Vienna, Austria
AP Anlage & Privatbank AG, Switzerland (Group Parex Bank)
Atlantic International Bank, Belize
Bank of Bermuda Ltd (owned by HSBC), Bermuda
Barclays Bank, Isle of Man and Gibraltar
Credit Suisse, Zurich, Switzerland
FBME Bank Ltd, Cyprus
First Caribbean International Bank, in Turks & Caicos
Lloyds TSB Bank, Isle of Man and Jersey
Loyal Bank, St Vincent & The Grenadines
National Bank of New Zealand, Auckland
NBC Nuevo Banco Comercial, Uruguay, Montevideo
Parex Bank, Latvia
Provident Bank, Belize
Rietumu Bank, Latvia
Standard Bank, Isle of Man, Jersey and Mauritius
If either of these banks or jurisdictions to set up your corporate bank account suits you, we shall be very pleased to assist you.
Our Services before you deal directly with the bank by yourself:
Independent advice to help you to choose the right bank
Support regarding due diligence requirements
Assistance with filling in the required forms
Provision of properly legalized corporate documentation where applicable
Recommending you to the bank based on your individual profile and due diligence documentation
Representing you before the bank in the course of account opening
(a) If extra legalization and/or corporate documents are required by the bank, additional fees apply;
(b) Bank own account opening fees and costs (if any) will be charged from the first deposit to your account;
(c) Bank fees and costs are not included into our bank introduction fees.
(d) Any of the banks above always have their final word, after due diligence processed, by accepting you or not as their customers, depending on their on evaluation; however, you are always free to open your company’s bank account by yourself, with some other bank of your selection.
(1) The above description is not an offer or soliciting to provide financial services of any kind inclusive but not limited to buying any security or investment product or receiving an investment advice from us. Bank fees and account opening terms inclusive due diligence requirements are subject to change from time to time without notice;
(2) After the account has been opened you deal directly with the bank by yourself, entirely at your own risk and at your sole discretion; we may not be responsible for any changes in the legal or financial status, requirements, fees and commissions of the aforesaid Banks.
FULL SERVICED VIRTUAL OFFICES
Full serviced Virtual Office in Panama – a service provided for those who incorporate offshore but simultaneously wish to offer the company a high degree of credibility internationally, and grant that all mail, phone calls and faxes addressed to your company by any entity, client, provider, … will be always received by you. In your specific case, this Virtual Office is highly recommended:
Telephone Number in Panama – Euros 650.00/annual
Setup fee - Euros 25.00
Provision to cover message re-forwarding services - Euros 200.00
Fax Number in Panama – Euros 650.00/annual
Setup fee - Euros 25.00
Provision to cover fax re-forwarding services - Euros 200.00
PANAMA ANNUAL GOVERNMENT LICENSE FEES
Please be advised that a law modifying the tax system in Panama is on the verge of being sanctioned by the President Panama. Upon being sanctioned the new Law will enter into effect upon its publication on the Official Gazette of the Panamanian Government. This last should happen this week.
The new terms fixed by the law are:
From the year 2006-2007 all new Companies and Foundations registered in Panama will have to pay an annual government fee of US$300 to be renewed and kept in good standing.
DELIVERY OF DOCUMENTS
We can either dispatch the documents to you by DHL or any other express courier at your option.
TIME TO INCORPORATE A PANAMANIAN PRIVATE INTEREST FOUNDATION
The Incorporation of a Panamanian Private Interest Foundation usually takes from 2 to 3 working days; Certification of Documents from 4 to 5 days; Delivery of documents to you – 2 days by DHL
HOW TO START INCORPORATION PROCESS
As to start the incorporation process, we only need an email from you, with your order, confirming the required optional services, if any. A Proforma invoice will then be delivered to you with our banking coordinates so that you may settle payment by swift wire bank transfer.
DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION REQUIRED
1 - In case you do not contract our Nominee Services, we need you to provide us the names of the persons who will be appointed by you as Members for your Foundation. We shall need scanned copy of passports and Utility Bill as proof of address.
2 - In case you will contract our Nominee Services, it will be required the same documents but just of your person, as the Beneficial Owner – General Manager for the Foundation, to enable us to issue the Power of Attorney in your behalf.
3 - Also 3 – 4 alternative names will be required to enable us to make the name search and approval for the Foundation.
TIME REQUIRED GETTING YOUR FOUNDATION NAME APPROVED
Same day or next day latest
TIME TO INCORPORATE A FOUNDATION IN PANAMA
It usually takes approximately 2 weeks time plus delivery 2/3 working days by DHL.
Hope all above information meets your requirements and needs.
In case you may have any further matter or question to clarify, please don’t hesitate to contact us, before taking your decision.
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