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Legalization of documents in Singapore

A reminder: an apostille is a stamp that confirms the legality of documents issued in a member state of the 1961 Hague Convention, allowing the use of such documents abroad. With the use of an apostille, the complicated procedure of document legalization can be avoided. However, an apostille can only be used in countries that [...]

Who is a Person with Significant Control?

Defining PSC PSC (Person with Significant Control) refers to an individual or individuals with the primary control rights within an organization. In the second quarter of 2016, the UK Companies Register mandated all British companies to disclose individuals who own or exercise control over companies. This disclosure can be made either at the time of [...]

Worldwide taxation vs territorial taxation

Territorial and worldwide taxation principles Understanding how and where worldwide and territorial taxation principles apply allows business owners to select the most advantageous jurisdiction for their specific goals. When choosing a country for international business, taxation becomes a key consideration. Both of these principles involve the concept of a "resident company." So before delving [...]

What is an ABN in Australia and how to get it

Summary Australian Business Number Australia From 1 day to 3 weeks Reduces tax rate Until canceled Australian Business Register (ABR) Understanding ABN ABN (Australian Business Number) is a unique eleven-digit identifier used by businesses registered in Australia for identification purposes with [...]

What is an EIN and how to get it

Summary Employer Identification Number USA IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Starting at 1 day All companies registered in the USA None General information There is a misconception that obtaining an EIN is voluntary and discretionary. In reality, almost every company established in the [...]

What is an ITIN and how to get it

Summary Individual Taxpayer Identification Number USA Present Starting at 8 weeks Taxpayers in the USA without the right to obtain an SSN 5 years after issuance (renewable) General information Individuals who are required to file tax returns in the United States include [...]

Document attestation in Dubai

Document legalization in Dubai Any person willing to obtain residency, work or start a business in Dubai must legalize their documents. Document legalization, in simple terms, is the process of giving documents issued in the UAE legal validity beyond the country's borders. In many countries, the procedure of document legalization is replaced by a [...]

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