If you are wanting to do business in Pakistan, reading this will help you becoming knowlegeable on the specific tax laws and rates for a LLC (Pvt Ltd) which is the most common company structure in Pakistan.
The country has income tax levied accrured abroad distinctly than if it were attached to local operations. Theusual approximate percentage for income earned abroad, from our research, but seek professional advice, is 0%. Taxes are very reasonable in Pakistan because the rate which LLC (Pvt Ltd) will pay tax is 33%. This ranks Pakistan as 159th overall in terms of corp. taxation rate internationally. . .
The valued added tax rate in PK is 17.00%, which ranks Pakistan as 159th overall with regards to value added tax rate worldwide. In terms of other taxation, an employer will contribute 1,410.00% to the equivalent of a social security fund and an employee will contribute %. The overall complexity of the tax system is high. This is measured by average time to comply with a country's labor tax requirements is as it is 594hours. Contributing to this is the number of yearly labor tax payments, which is 47 in PK.
Thin capitalisation standards are in effect. This refers to any type of requirements on given company with respect todebt-to-asset ratios. A dividend is a distribution of a portion of an earnings of the business, passed by by the board of directors, to a particular class of shareholders.Dividends can be issued as shares of stock, cash payments, or other property. The capital gains taxation rate in PKis 0%. A capital gains tax is levied on the profits that a corporation or natural person realizes when they sell sells a capital asset for a price that is higher than the purchase price.
There is no known tax on wealth in Pakistan. There are no known inheritance taxes in Pakistan. There are not many commonly used research and development breaks on taxation in this country.
The above is not tax or legal advice for your particular personal tax obligations. Incorporations.io can to point you to an expert in Pakistan who can get you the proper advice and help you need. Contact us today. Click the free consultation button above.
It takes approximately 40 hours to file and prepare documents for a Pakistan Mixed (Common and Sharia law).
The corporate tax is approximately 33% which is 159 in the world.
Owners of a company in Pakistan are not allowed to carry back a loss and may be allowed to carry forward a loss for 6 years.
The vat rate in Pakistan is 17% which ranks 108 in the world.
Thin capitalization rules are not in effect.
A corporate director is not permitted, meaning this country is not a good option if you are setting up a structure where you want to protect director liability.
The directors are disclosed in the public registry of Pakistan, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan. Shareholders are disclosed in the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan.
Typically companies take 9 weeks to setup and there are 1 director(s) required and 2 shareholder(s) required at the time of incorporation.
Overall we think Pakistan is a ok option and have given it a score of 47 as an IO score, using the Incorporations.IO proprietary formula.
We can help you form a company in Pakistan. Click the button above for a no-obligation quote. We will provide you with all the necessary documents to open a bank account as well as a registered office in Pakistan, which is required by law.
We can help you with your incorporations needs for an initial payment of just $1000.
Easy Step by Step Process:
The standard process typically takes between two (2) to three (3) weeks depending on when we receive all the required information from you. Once we receive your information, we will email you a complete set of documents for your review within 3 working days upon confirmation of payment. After executing the documents, you will need to mail them to us and we will formally submit your application for filing with the Registry. The Registry will then take about 3-8 working days to process the incorporation and produce certificates necessary for opening your bank account.
Applying for Your Bank Accounts:
Incorporations.IO maintains close working relationship within our extensive network of partner banks to help you apply for and receive banking services that are most appropriate to your specific situation. From the time of verification of incorporation it can take (1) one week to (2) two weeks to apply for and receive a bank account. We work primarily with banks that allow for remotely opened accounts to ensure you are ready to do business as soon as possible.
Applying for Payment Processing:
We include introductions to payment processors or merchant accounts with all of our incorporation services. Whether you just need standard credit card processing or specialized services for high risk processing, we have partners that can assist you and are happy to help you with introductions that can empower your business.
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We can get started for you whenever you are ready via a US$1000 initial payment via credit card. I get notified whenever a payment is made here and would send out the welcome letter and initial forms we would need within 12 hours. If you prefer, we can also process via a phone or Skype call.
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