SPS Legal team offers services of company formation in jurisdictions with preferential taxation, as well as in the most popular countries for incorporation. A special feature of SPS Legal's support is that you can open a company remotely in the most cases, if needed with the possibility of organisation of economic presence (opening of a real office and hiring local employees), and regular tracking and notification on the status of the company from a personal account.
Company formation, in most cases, is done remotely, without personal presence of the beneficiary. Contact our specialists to get comprehensive information for registering a legal entity in a reliable jurisdiction.
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COMPANY FORMATION PROCESS
REGISTRATION INQUIRY AND INITIAL CONSULTATION
Fill out the form or request a consultation. An expert will contact you within 24 hours to help you start registering your company.
COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS, PREPARATION AND FILING
After requesting to register a company, we will need to conduct a KYC - collect your passport, confirm your address. After that we prepare the documents.
COMPANY REGISTRATION AND POSTINCORPORATION
When the documents are ready, we send them to the state authority and after successful registration we solve a number of additional issues.
DELIVERY OF A SET OF DOCUMENTS AND RENEWAL
After successful company registration we receive a set of documents, check it and send it to the client, provide company support for 1 year.
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COMPANY FORMATION WITH SPS LEGAL
Ensuring confidentiality of the applicant during company registration and maintaining professional secrecy about client requests. Reliable technical infrastructure for data security.
Round-the-clock customer support and advice on queries related to the opening and subsequent operation of the company. Assistance in choosing the country and form of company registration.
SPS Legal experts have experience in supporting more than 2000 legal entities in 40 countries and will advise on the choice of jurisdiction, taxation and other issues related to your future company.
SPS Legal specialists provide a virtual legal address, postal services, control over the signing of company documents, as well as provide preparation of locally notarized documents.
Specialists of SPS Legal constantly monitor changes in the law of the jurisdiction of company registration and promptly notify clients and take action to comply with new legal requirements.
With any active legal subcribtion plan, you can control all the processes from your personal online account and will never miss the deadline for reporting, renewal of service, as well as be able to request documents.
COMPANY FORMATION FAQ
Can I register a company anonymously?
No, we must in any case get information about the person who will control the company, as well as the shareholders and directors.
What documents do I need to register my company?
In order to register a company, we need to carry out the Know Your Customer (KYC) procedure. In most cases, in this procedure, we require an identity document, proof of address, and an account certificate from a bank. In some cases, we may also need a criminal or criminal record certificate, resume, copy of higher education document and other documents.
What else do I need to register a company?
We need 3 versions of the company name to check the availability of the name, information and documents for each shareholder and director, the proposed type of activity of the company and the required legal form.
I do not know in what country and in what form it is better for me to register a company, is there any universal option to work with the whole world?
Just schedule a free consultation with us and we will be happy to help you find the most appropriate option. There is no one-size-fits-all jurisdiction for dealing with the entire world and it will require clearly identifying the countries where potential clients and counterparties of the company are located.
How long does it take to register a company?
Timing of company registration varies with the law and the quality of government agencies in the country of incorporation. Sometimes the terms may be further increased due to the compliance (verification) on the applicant. Please note that the terms of registration are calculated from the moment when the client sends all the required data to the lawyers in order to prepare the documents for the establishment of the company.
What is the difference between a shareholder and a beneficiary? Who is a nominee director or shareholder?
A shareholder is a person who is listed as the owner of a share or shares in a company and can claim a dividend. Beneficiary is the person who really controls the company and in whose interests it makes profits. Often, the beneficiary and the shareholder are the same, but sometimes the real beneficiary of the company may hire special people (in jurisdictions where it is allowed) - nominee shareholders and directors who will perform all tasks on behalf of the beneficiary as his. In some countries, nominee shareholders and directors work on a professional basis and are licensed by the state authorities. The presence of a nominee shareholder or director does not mean anonymity of the beneficiary's activities and often information about him/her is also transferred to the state body, but these services are still used, for example, to hide from public access information about the real owner of the company, while maintaining transparency before the state authorities and banks.
If I open an offshore company - I can stop paying taxes and do not need to file reports?
No. In many cases, you will be required to pay taxes and fees as determined by the jurisdiction. In other cases, your tax may be 0%, but it will not relieve you from the obligation to report on the company's activities. In some countries, registering a company offshore still requires the beneficiary to pay taxes under the controlled foreign company rules.
Is it legal to form a foreign company?
Yes, of course, the company is registered in accordance with the laws and requirements of the selected jurisdiction. In most cases there are no special restrictions on the registration of a company by a foreign citizen. Nevertheless, it should be taken into account that the country of residence and citizenship of the person registering the company may have rules on notification of participation in foreign legal entities and other legal requirements, which may also imply sanctions for non-compliance with legal requirements.
What is the difference between residency and citizenship?
In general terms, citizenship is determined by the passport of the country whose laws and taxation regime its citizen is obliged to comply with, and in which he may also have the rights which that state will provide for him. The restrictions of other states related to the country of his citizenship may also apply to him. Residency may be different. For example, tax residency in another country may exempt a person from paying taxes in the country of his citizenship. Residency can also be temporary and give a person the right to reside in another country for a long period of time. Determining the tax residency and citizenship of the person registering the company is very important in determining the tax regime applicable to the company.
What is the difference between a country and a jurisdiction?
One country may have several jurisdictions, that is, legal and tax regimes that apply, among other things, to companies registered there. A good example is Great Britain, which has jurisdictions in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Another example is the UAE, which has special economic zones that provide special advantages to companies operating in certain areas.
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