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Company Formation in Czech Republic F.A.Q

We offer Company Formation Services in Czech Republic and details on how to incorporate a Czech company, VAT registration, establish a bank account and setup of a virtual office in Czech Republic.

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Czech s.r.o (Limited Liability Company)?
A Czech LLC has approx. 7,938 EUR as minimum capital.

2. What is the minimum share capital for a Czech AS (Joint Stock Company)?
In order to form a Czech Joint Stock Company the founders must provide a minimum capital of at least 79,384 EUR (approximate figure). At least 30% of the minimum capital and 100% of the non-monetary contributions must be paid up before registration.

3. Are there any special requirements for establishing a s.r.o in the Czech Republic?
A Czech SRO is a regular Limited Liability Company set up by at least one founder, who is not required to be resident of the Czech Republic, nor have Czech citizenship. As a rule, a Czech Limited Liability Company must have a registered office in the Czech Republic and in the course of the registration process it must prove its legal title to the office, for example rental agreement, or a consent of the owner. Even though the physical presence is not mandatory in the incorporation process of a company, some banks may require one visit of the bank account titular.

4. How can I open a bank account in The Czech Republic?
In order for the company to engage in commercial activities it needs to open a bank account in the Czech Republic. Although the procedure might seem complex, it varies from bank to bank, and it may be simplified with specialized help. The minimum required capital is deposited in a temporary account, which will be unblocked upon registration. The foundation deed of the company along with the articles of association and memorandum must be submitted in a file. Some banks may require the presence of a director, while others may be satisfied if the bank account is established by a representative authorized through power of attorney.

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    BridgeWest offers company incorporation services in the Czech Republic. Our services include: - drawing up the articles of association that can be signed through power of attorney (Czech laws require powers of attorney for any public notary proceedings); - drawing up documents for company incorporation in Czech Republic: specimen signatures, identification papers copies, application form required…

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Articles on Company Formation in Czech Republic

Types of Czech Companies

a) Czech Limited Liability Company (Spole?nost s ru?ením omezeným) The Limited Liability Company is the most common form of company in the Czech Republic. It offers simpler administration than a Joint Stock Company and one person can be both the sole owner and executive. For a limited ...

Set up a Czech company

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The Register Court of the Czech Republic

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Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in the Czech Republic

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Guide to Company Incorporation in The Czech Republic

  1. What is the minimum share capital of a Czech s.r.o (Limited Liability Company)? In order for a Czech Limited Liability Company to function legally it must provide at least 200000 CZK as minimum capital. Each member of the new company must make a monetary or non-monetary contribution. Non-m ...

Shelf Company in The Czech Republic

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Paying Taxes in The Czech Republic

1. What is the corporate tax in the Czech Republic? A Czech company has to pay a corporate income tax rate of 19%, with a rate of 5% for pension funds, investment funds and share funds. The corporate tax has to be paid for the worldwide income.   2. What is the VAT in the Czech Repub ...

Company Liquidation in Czech Republic

The Czech Commercial Code (sections 70-75b) recognizes two forms of liquidation: voluntary or enforced. The voluntary company liquidation may be instituted if the term specified for the company’s duration has expired, if the objectives were reached, if the relevant au ...

Open a Representative Office in Czech Republic

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Register a Non Profit Organization in the Czech Republic

The non profit organizations in the Czech Republic are considered legal entities that must be registered in specific registers. The tax acts defines the non profit organizations as entities established with purposes apart from making profits for its members. According to the tax laws, the organizati ...

Nominee Director in the Czech Republic

 In certain situations, the interests of an individual must be hidden from the public and third parties so it’s important to appoint another person as company administrator. This person is named “jednatel” in the Czech Republic and has the role of renting his name as a replace ...