There are many types of companies and legal vehicles offered by each jurisdiction that can be used in for tax planing purposes. Each Company types serves different purpose and offers different protection to the shareholders. Similarly there are different legal vehicles amongst them the Trusts which serve different purposes and offer different protection to the beneficiaries.
We always aim to use the simplest Company or legal vehicles in our tax structures to best serve our clients interests. Below are the most commonly used entities / vehicle per jurisdiction.