The peninsula of Gibraltar is located on the western coast of the Mediterranean. Approximately 1,400 feet high, the Rock of Gibraltar has been a key strategic site for centuries.
Gibraltar, an International Finance Centre in a modern British overseas territory
Gibraltar is a politically and economically stable English-speaking British overseas territory. Flights from Gibraltar’s International Airport take about two and a half hours from the British mainland. A 5-minute walk across the land frontier takes you into southern Spain. Malaga Airport in Spain is approximately one and a half hours away from Gibraltar, with the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada taking a mere two and a half hours.
There is no capital gains tax, VAT, gift tax, wealth tax, estate duty, inheritance tax, or death tax charged in Gibraltar.
All professionals practicing here either hold qualifications from the United Kingdom or have qualifications that are internationally recognised.
The provision of financial services is regulated by the Financial Services Commission (www.fsc.gi) which grants licences and carries out regulatory checks on all licenced businesses within Gibraltar.