SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The first edition of the Invest Puerto Rico Forum will be held on September 20 and 21, at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan. The Forum is the official government of Puerto Rico investors' conference and is the premier event to learn about the island's competitive advantages for investment, tax incentive programs, structural reforms underway, and infrastructure, energy, technology, real estate and tourism projects, among others.
The two-day event presents a complete in depth agenda, diving into the many advantages and unmatched tax incentives that the Island offers prospective investors. Local and Federal Government Officials together with private industry leaders and early adopters will guide you through each program, including Acts 20 and 22, and other industry-specific incentives and competitive advantages, as well as provide insights on what its like to live in Puerto Rico. This includes the offers of 0% tax on dividends and capital gains for individuals, 4% corporate tax rate on net income for businesses exporting services out of Puerto Rico and 60% exemption on municipal gross receipt tax, among others. In addition, during both days, individual meetings will be held between potential investors and heads of government agencies for each industry.
Walter Keenan, CEO of Advantage Insurance, a company that specializes in providing customized insurance services to high-net-worth individuals and business owners said, "Puerto Rico is special, it offers two things you can't get in other places: We use an Act 20 company to provide services to people around the world. We also use Act 22, which has helped us to recruit people to come to Puerto Rico. We are having a great experience here in Puerto Rico – we encourage you to join us in taking advantage of this unique set of laws, incentives, and infrastructure that lets a business like ours succeed around the world".
The event showcases top investors, law firms, accounting firms, financial institutions and leading multi-national companies who do business in Puerto Rico, as well as heads of government. It is a perfect chance to learn about investment opportunities in the island, as well as network with fellow investors and members of many industries.
The 1st Invest Puerto Rico Forum is an event for entrepreneurs and investors alike. For more information and registration access: investprforum.com.