Juni Gibraltar könnte stark unter dem Brexit leiden. Jahren lockte der Affenfelsen wegen niedriger Steuern viele Unternehmen der Branche an. Gibraltar bietet für Firmen und Privatpersonen viele Vorteile, gerade auch in steuerlicher Hinsicht. Das geltende Steuersystem in Gibraltar ist vollständig konform. Beispiel Gibraltar. Die britische Kronkolonie hat kein Doppelbesteuerungsabkommen mit den meisten europäischen Ländern, auch nicht mit Deutschland.
Gibraltar has a Mediterranean climate. For those seeking warm temperatures, sunny days and mild winters, Gibraltar definitely delivers.
Expect sunny days throughout most of the year, however during the winter months there tends to be more precipitation. During the summer months, the temperatures can be high, but humidity is generally low.
The government of Gibraltar is classified as a British overseas territory. Gibraltar is primarily controlled by the rule of law of the United Kingdom , but does have its own governor within the territory.
Gibraltar was once a part of Spain , but was won by the British in the Treaty of Utrecht in and till today remains as one of the most important naval bases in Europe and the Mediterranean.
Since Gibraltar is under the control of the UK, Americans can visit Gibraltar for up to 6 months with just a passport, no visa required.
You can find out more information about visa and expat life in the U. Department of State Consular Information Sheet: For the most part, taxes are moderate in Gibraltar; however there is no capital gains tax, no value added tax VAT and no sales tax.
The standard rate of income tax on individuals in Gibraltar is 30 percent. For corporations, the rate of corporation tax is 35 percent. Since this time, the economy has moved away from a military economy and towards a tourist related economy.
While certain tax rates are higher than many other locations in Europe, there are many opportunities for investment and entrepreneurship in Gibraltar and many wealthy clients and companies move their portfolios to this territory to save on taxes.
The quality of medical care on Gibraltar is generally highly rated. There are many public and private hospital and clinics available and since the two main industries are tourism and the military, a good health infrastructure is necessary.
Other mammals found in Gibraltar include rabbits, foxes and bats. Dolphins and whales are frequently seen in the Bay of Gibraltar.
Migrating birds are very common and Gibraltar is home to the only Barbary partridges found on the European continent. In May a report by the World Health Organization showed that Gibraltar had the worst air quality in any British territory.
The report concentrated on PM10 and PM2. This, however, has diminished over the last 20 years, and is estimated to account for only 7 percent of the local economy, compared to over 60 percent in In the early s, many bookmakers and online gaming operators moved to Gibraltar to benefit from operating in a regulated jurisdiction with a favourable corporate tax regime.
This corporate tax regime for non-resident controlled companies was phased out by January and replaced by a still favourable fixed corporate tax rate of 10 percent.
Tourism is also a significant industry. Gibraltar is a popular port for cruise ships and attracts day visitors from resorts in Spain.
The Rock is a popular tourist attraction, particularly among British tourists and residents in the southern coast of Spain. It is also a popular shopping destination, and all goods and services are VAT free, but may be subject to Gibraltar taxes.
Branches and franchises of international retailers such as Tommy Hilfiger and Sunglass Hut are also present in Gibraltar, as is the Spanish clothing company Mango.
A number of British and international banks have operations based in Gibraltar. In , Gibraltar enacted the Companies Taxation and Concessions Ordinance now an Act , which provided for special tax treatment for international business.
Gibraltar has several attractive attributes as a financial centre , including a common law legal system and access to the EU single market in financial services.
The Financial Services Commission FSC ,  which was established by an ordinance in now an Act that took effect in , regulates the finance sector.
As of [update] , Gibraltar has 0. The currency of Gibraltar is the Gibraltar pound , issued by the Government of Gibraltar under the terms of the Currency Notes Act.
These banknotes are legal tender in Gibraltar alongside Bank of England banknotes. Unofficially, most retail outlets in Gibraltar accept the euro , though some payphones and the Royal Gibraltar Post Office , along with all other government offices, do not.
The demographics of Gibraltar reflect the many European and other economic migrants who came to the Rock over years, after almost all of the Spanish population left in Origin of surnames in the electoral roll by percentage is: The official language of Gibraltar is English, and is used by the government and in schools.
Most locals are bilingual , also speaking Spanish. However, because of the varied mix of ethnic groups which reside there, other languages are also spoken on the Rock.
Berber and Arabic are spoken by the Moroccan community, as are Hindi and Sindhi by the Indian community. Maltese is spoken by some families of Maltese descent.
Llanito also often involves code-switching to English and Spanish. Gibraltarians often call themselves Llanitos. According to the census, approximately Other Christian denominations include the Church of England 7.
Several of these congregations are represented by the Gibraltar Evangelical Alliance. The Gibraltar Secular Humanist Society also holds regular meetings.
The third religion in size is Islam 3. There are four functioning Orthodox synagogues in Gibraltar and several kosher establishments. Education in Gibraltar generally follows the English model , operating within a three tier system.
Gibraltar has 15 state schools , two private schools and a college of further education, Gibraltar College. Government secondary schools are Bayside Comprehensive School for boys and Westside School for girls, and Prior Park School Gibraltar is an independent coeducational secondary school.
All Gibraltarian students used to follow the UK student loans procedure , applying for a loan from the Student Loans Company which was then reimbursed in full by the Government of Gibraltar.
In August , this system was replaced by the direct payment by the government of grants and tuition fees. The overwhelming majority of Gibraltarians continue their studies at university level.
While there are Spanish mostly from nearby Andalusia and British influences, the ethnic origins of most Gibraltarians are not confined to these ethnicities.
Other ethnicities include Genoese , Maltese , Portuguese , and German. British influence remains strong, with English being the language of government, commerce, education and the media.
It is a public holiday, during which most Gibraltarians dress in their national colours of red and white. Until , the tradition had been to also release 30, similarly coloured balloons, which represented the people of Gibraltar.
However, this tradition has now been ended because of the threat that it poses to wildlife, particularly marine.
The radio service is also internet-streamed. Special events and the daily news bulletin are streamed in video. The other local radio service is operated by the British Forces Broadcasting Service which also provides a limited cable television network to HM Forces.
Native Gibraltarians have produced some literature of note. Throughout the s and s, several anthologies of poetry were published by Leopoldo Sanguinetti , Albert Joseph Patron and Alberto Pizzarello.
Trino Cruz is a bilingual poet originally writing English but now mainly in Spanish, who also translates Maghreb poetry. Sanchez , author of the books Rock Black: Mary Chiappe and Sam Benady have also published a series of detective books centred on the character of the nineteenth-century Gibraltarian sleuth Bresciano.
Gibraltarian cuisine is the result of a long relationship between the Andalusian Spaniards and the British, as well as the many foreigners who made Gibraltar their home over the past three centuries.
This marriage of tastes has given Gibraltar an eclectic mix of Mediterranean and British cuisine. In , there were 18 Gibraltar sports associations with official recognition from their respective international governing bodies.
Others have submitted applications for recognition which are being considered. The government supports the many sporting associations financially.
Gibraltar also competes in the bi-annual Island Games , which it hosted in Football is a popular sport in Gibraltar.
The Gibraltar Football Association applied for full membership of UEFA , but their bid was turned down in in a contentious decision.
Cricket enjoys popularity in Gibraltar. Rugby union is fairly popular and one of the fastest growing team sports. Gibraltar is believed to be the birthplace of the rugby variant Tag Rugby.
Darts is also a popular sport, with the Gibraltar Darts Association a full member of World Darts Federation since running leagues and other regular tournaments.
Gibraltar has a digital telephone exchange supported by a fibre optic and copper infrastructure; the telephone operator Gibtelecom also operates a GSM network.
Internet connectivity is available across the fixed network. This has been universally valid since 10 February , when the telecom dispute was resolved.
Within Gibraltar, the main form of transport is the car. Motorcycles are also very popular and there is a good modern bus service.
Restrictions on transport introduced by Spanish dictator Francisco Franco closed the land frontier in and also prohibited any air or ferry connections.
In , the land border was reopened. The border control is the only road border control between two EU members that is expected to remain indefinitely Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania have border controls which are expected to be removed around , however Britain plans to leave the EU.
Motorists and pedestrians crossing the border with Spain are occasionally subjected to very long delays. GB Airways operated a service between Gibraltar and London and other cities for many years.
The airline initially flew under the name "Gibraltar Airways". In , and in anticipation of service to cities outside the UK, Gibraltar Airways changed its name to GB Airways with the belief that a new name would incur fewer political problems.
As a franchise, the airline operated flights in full British Airways livery. EasyJet have since added Bristol and Manchester and also operated flights to Liverpool between and Until entering administration in October , Monarch Airlines operated the largest number of flights between the United Kingdom and Gibraltar, with scheduled services between Gibraltar and Luton , London Gatwick , Birmingham and Manchester.
The Spanish national airline , Iberia , operated a daily service to Madrid which ceased for lack of demand.
Gibraltar International Airport is unusual not only because of its proximity to the city centre resulting in the airport terminal being within walking distance of much of Gibraltar but also because the runway intersects Winston Churchill Avenue , the main north-south street, requiring movable barricades to close when aircraft land or depart.
New roads and a tunnel, which will end the need to stop road traffic when aircraft use the runway, were planned to coincide with the building of a new airport terminal building with an originally estimated completion date of ,   although it has not been completed because of delays.
In addition, the Algeciras Heliport across the bay offers scheduled services to Ceuta. Gibraltar Cruise Terminal receives a large number of visits from cruise ships.
The Strait of Gibraltar is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. Passenger and cargo ships anchor in the Gibraltar Harbour.
Also, a ferry links Gibraltar with Tangier in Morocco. The ferry between Gibraltar and Algeciras , which had been halted in when Franco severed communications with Gibraltar, was finally reopened on 16 December , served by the Spanish company Transcoma.
Water supply and sanitation in Gibraltar have been major concerns for its inhabitants throughout its history.
There are no rivers, streams, or large bodies of water on the peninsula. In the late 19th century, a Sanitary Commission instigated major improvements which saw the introduction of large-scale desalination and the use of giant water catchments covering over 2.
Both supplies are delivered from huge underground reservoirs excavated under the Rock of Gibraltar. In general, the Gibraltar force follows British police models in its dress and its mostly male constables and sergeants on foot patrol wear the traditional custodian helmet , the headgear of the British "bobby on the beat".
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