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Madeira International Business Center (MIBC)

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What is the Madeira International Business Center?

Europe’s Most Competitive Tax Regime

The Madeira International Business Center (MIBC) is Portugal’s answer to attracting foreign direct investment in the services sector. Under the MIBC, the Autonomous Region of Madeira, and Portugal, grant the lowest corporate tax rate of the European Union and one of the lowest corporate tax rates worldwide.

With the advantage of operating within the European Union, MIBC dully licensed companies are not characterized as “offshore” and are entitled to benefit from all Double Taxation Treaties (“DTT”) signed by Portugal, as well as from the EU Directives applicable to tax matters.

Incorporation of new companies, or re-domiciliation of existing ones, is subject to license availability under the MIBC applicable rules.

Tax Benefits Applicable to Licensed Companies in the MIBC


A reduced corporate tax rate of 5%

A full exemption from withholding tax on dividend remittances from the Madeira companies

Exemption on capital gains payments to shareholders not resident in black listed jurisdictions

No withholding tax on the worldwide payment of interest, royalties and services

Portuguese participation Exemption regime

80% exemption on stamp (capital) duty

Exemption of 80% applicable to municipal property tax and property transfer tax, regional and municipal surtax as well as any other local taxes

Patent Box Regime

Madeira International Business Center (MIBC)

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Who can benefit from this tax incentives?

MIBC – Europe’s Most Competitive Tax Regime



Shipping Companies, Vessels & Yachts

It should be noted that general services companies, nevertheless, may also hold participations in addition to the undertaking of their commercial activity.

Madeira Corporate Services

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