Social Gaming / Free Play Gaming
The Isle of Man has no current plans to regulate Social Gaming and is therefore an ideal location to host and operate a Social Gaming Platform from. It is prudent that companies looking to establish their Social Gaming Platform in the Isle of Man confirms that their business fall outside the OGRA Regulations.
Affinity are ideally placed to advise new start ups and existing businesses in relation to their perspective plans.
Intellectual Property in the Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is an ideal location to protect your Intellectual Property interests as the Island benefits from:
- UK Trade Marks Act 1994; and
- A Member of the Madrid Protocol under the auspices of the UK.
The Isle of Man has its own Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 and via the UK, the Island is a Member of the Berne Convention, Paris Convention and Rome Convention.
Attractive Corporate Tax System
Resident Corporate Tax Rate Zero (a)
Capital Gains Tax Rate Zero
Withholding Tax Rate:
Interest Zero (b)
A) The standard 0% rate of corporate tax applies to all profits derived by companies except for profits arising from land and property in the Isle of Man, certain banking businesses in the Isle of Man and, effective from 6th April 2013, retail businesses in the Isle of Man. These profits are subject to tax at a rate of 10%.
B) Information is exchanged automatically in all cases.
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