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22 Sep 2017 Royal Park, Mauritius
 

Why invest in Mauritius?

Mauritius for holidays is a dream come true, but residing on the island is even better. Here’s a guide to help you invest in Mauritius.

MAURITIUS

White sand, coconut trees, azure lagoon, beachfront villas, Mauritius is a destination that invites for relaxation. The island is located at the height of the Tropic of Capricorn resulting in a warm tropical weather with over 300 sunny days a year.

The Mauritian population is one of the world’s most multicultural. The assorted origins of its inhabitants has added to its beauty and its well-being. For holidays or to buy a property in Mauritius, here are the highlights of the island:

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ISLAND

Newly developed country

Mauritius is one of the three most developed countries in Africa. The island has a modern international airport linking to the 5 continents. It must be said that the island has significantly grown since its agricultural beginnings. Today Mauritius a cyber-island ideally placed between Africa and Asia.

Political Stability

Political stability of the Mauritian economy is strong and diverse. Better yet, Mauritius projects this economic stability to the neighbouring islands and referred to as the perfect economic model.

TAX BENEFIT

Mauritius is a unique business centre in the world. The Mauritian government aims to optimize the offshore sector by providing tax incentives to foreign investors. If you want to start a business in Mauritius, you will be free from income taxes, accounting barriers and the costs of creating operations are very minimal.

REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES

For investors or retirees who want to live in Mauritius, several permanent resident permit options are available, here are the 2 main:

Real estate purchase

In accordance with the IRS or RES property programs set up by the Mauritian Government, the acquisition of a real estate property as a villa or apartment in Mauritius at a minimum price of $ 500,000 allows the investor to get his permanent resident permit. The residence permit will remain valid as long as the purchaser owns the property

Retire in Mauritius

For retirement in Mauritius, it is required that the person earns a minimum income of $ 40,000 per year. However, this amount must be active on a bank account in Mauritius. Through this program the retiree gets a residential permit of 3 years and after this period, the person can opt for a permanent residence permit.