Category: Free Zones

Dubai World Trade Centre company setup

There are very few entrepreneurs in the UAE who haven’t at least considered setting up in one of the country’s free zones. This is particularly true of entrepreneurs from overseas – and it’s not difficult to see the reasons behind this. With 0% corporate and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no currency restrictions, and 100% import and export tax exemption on offer, free zones make for an attractive proposition. But these are just the headline benefits. Each individual free zone also offers a host of advantages that differ from others in the region. One such free zone is Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). 

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LLC company formation in Dubai and the UAE: Everything you need to know

Setting up a company anywhere in the world can be daunting, and the UAE is no different. While the business landscape here in the Emirates is certainly accommodating, the various types of companies that may be set up here can seem a little confusing, particularly for first time entrepreneurs. Today we look at one specific mainland option – the LLC. The LLC is the most common type of business in the UAE, an independent legal entity owned by multiple shareholders, established on the UAE mainland. It has low startup costs and full access to the wider UAE marketplace. If that sounds like you, here’s everything you need to know about LLC company formation in Dubai and the UAE.

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Dubai Knowledge Park company setup

Dubai Knowledge Park differs from other free zones (both in the UAE and beyond) as it is the world’s only free zone dedicated to human resource management and learning excellence. Located adjacent to Palm Jumeirah, DKP is home to hundreds of businesses including NGOs, HR management and consultancy firms and testing centres. So let’s take a look at the specifics to find out whether Dubai Knowledge Park company setup is right for you and your business.

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How to become a personal trainer in Dubai

Health and fitness is big business around the world. In fact, there are few industries that have seen a boom quite like it in recent years. According to the latest estimates, the global fitness equipment market alone is predicted to be worth a staggering USD 12.5bn by 2021. Along with the rise of equipment, apps and wearable technologies, another sector of the fitness industry that has grown significantly is that of the personal trainer. If you are passionate about fitness and are ready to grab your slice of the Emirates’ ever-growing PT pie, here’s your guide on how to become a personal trainer in the UAE.

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Dubai Internet City (DIC) company setup

If you’re thinking of setting up a business in the UAE, you’re likely to be familiar with the country’s many free zones. They catch the eye of entrepreneurs from all corners of the world as they offer a number of extremely attractive benefits – starting with 0% corporate and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, and 100% import and export tax exemption. And that’s just to name a few. So, if you’re interested in setting up in a UAE free zone and are considering your options, here is everything you need to know to decide whether Dubai Internet City is right for you. 

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Dubai Media City company setup

To paint a clearer picture of how free zones differ from one another, today we’re going to look at just one: Dubai Media City (DMC). Located at the heart of Dubai’s vibrant business district, it’s the perfect location for organisations and individuals aiming to do business in media and communications – in the region and beyond.

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Business setup in a Dubai free zone

If you’ve spent any time at all researching how to get your business set up in Dubai, you’ll be familiar with the city’s many free zones. Understandably, they tend to catch the eye of foreign entrepreneurs looking to set up here. Why? Well a host of benefits including zero corporation and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no currency restrictions, and 100% import and export tax exemption certainly add to the appeal. If stats like these are tempting you to take the plunge and launch your own company in the UAE, here is everything you need to know to get your business set up in a Dubai free zone.

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Setting up a company in Ajman Free Zone

Any entrepreneur looking to set up a business in the UAE needs to equip themselves with a good working knowledge of the nation’s free zones. It’s true that they’re a pretty easy sell – zero corporation and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no currency restrictions, and 100% import and export tax exemption. But there’s more. Because while all free zones may offer these benefits, that’s not to say all are the same. Each UAE free zone offers its own distinct advantages to the entrepreneurs and business owners who set up there. The emirate of Ajman is one such example.

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Setting up a company in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone

If you’re looking to start a business in the UAE, chances are the country’s free zones are already on your radar. In truth, they are pretty difficult to miss. Offering 0% corporate and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no currency restrictions, and 100% import and export tax exemption – well, it’s little wonder they are so popular. If you’re sold on the idea of setting up a business in one of the UAE’s free zones but are still unsure on exactly which one, here are nine benefits to help you decide whether Sharjah Airport International Free Zone is the right option for you.

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Setting up a company in Fujairah Free Zone Authority

If you’re looking to start a business in the UAE, chances are the country’s free zones are already on your radar. In truth, they are pretty difficult to miss. Offering 0% corporate and personal tax, 100% company ownership, 100% repatriation of capital and profits, no currency restrictions, and 100% import and export tax exemption – well, it’s little wonder they are so popular. So, if you’re sold on the idea of setting up a business in one of the UAE’s free zones but are still unsure on exactly which one, here are 10 benefits to help you decide whether setting up in Fujairah Free Zone is the right option for you.

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