St Kitts and Nevis
Investment Opportunities

St Kitts and Nevis offers attractive investment opportunities in a variety of sectors and strives to make the investment experience as easy and investor friendly as possible. Both islands have dedicated Investment Promotion Agencies to help investors navigate the process, highlight priority investment sectors and help ensure an attractive investment climate through legislative reform, sound policies and careful planning.

www.investstkitts.kn        www.nevisipa.org

Business Landscape

As one of the fastest growing economies in the Eastern Caribbean, St Kitts and Nevis provides an exceptionally friendly business climate. It enjoys political and economic stability, favourable business tax concessions, business-friendly legislation, strong privacy laws and a highly qualified workforce. First class infrastructure and the presence of international financial instructions make doing business here easy. Well-ranked for transparent policies, the government of St Kitts and Nevis prides itself on maintaining an investor and business environment as friendly as its people.

Taxes

Tax Rates: Percentages
Corporate Tax 33%
Value Added Tax 17% on all goods & services
Value Added Tax 10% on hotels, restaurants, commercial rents and tour operators
Personal Income Tax None
Capital Gains Tax None

 

* Qualified companies enjoy full exemption from taxes on corporate profits for a period not exceeding 15 years. Corporate tax does not apply to exempt companies or to enterprises that have been granted a tax concession.

Company Incorporation

St Kitts and Nevis offers several corporate ordinary and exempt company formation structures and allows for the incorporation of both public and private companies. All incorporated and unincorporated companies are expected to fill out the relevant forms at the St Kitts and Nevis Ministry of Finance department in order to obtain a business license, which is normally processed within 5-7 working days.

For information on incorporating your business you may contact the Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) at 869-467-1019 or read more using the link below:

Financial Services Regulatory Commission