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Doing business in the Isle of Man

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in the Isle of Man.

Economic and political outlook

Browse the latest summaries, profiles and news updates on current economic and political conditions, future trends and forecasts.

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We can help ICAEW members locate financial data and reports for companies in this country through our company research service.

Company registration in the Isle of Man

The Companies Registry maintains the register and records of all companies and other business types incorporated in the Isle of Man. An online search is available and company documents can also be purchased.

Key data

Isle of Man company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.


Doing Business in the Isle of Man
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country. This publication is current at May 2016.

Forums and Support Networks

Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business and trade.


Acts of Tynwald
Official source of Manx legislation (Acts of Tynwald) within the Isle of Man's government website. The site provides the full text of Acts of Tynwald passed since 2000, and is prepared by the Attorney General's Chambers, Isle of Man.

Companies Act 2006
Briefing available on the Isle of Man Government website.

Trade data

Isle of Man: Economic indicators
Trading economics
Information, including historical data, for a range of economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, government bond yields and commodity prices. Data is based on official sources, and facts are regularly checked for inconsistencies.


National statistics

Treasury Department
The Treasury publishes an annual digest of economic and social statistics.

International statistics

See our guide to international statistics for sources of global and regional data.

Articles and books in the library collection

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You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post or email through our document supply service.

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