Moldova Company Formation

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Company Formation Moldova


BridgeWest provides company formation in Moldova. Our assistance for opening  a company in Moldova includes:

> drafting the Articles of Association (necessary for the company incorporation in Moldova); The Articles of Association belonging to the Moldovan company can be signed through Power of Attorney (the shareholder will be able to empower our representative in this sense).

> drafting all other documents required for the incorporation of the Moldovan company. The documents required to open a company in Moldova include: Specimen Signatures, Special Forms provided by the Company Registration Office in Moldova, passport copies etc.

> arranging Public Notary procedures and/or translations of the documents signed abroad. Certain documents will have to be notarized before being filed with the local Trade Register.

> offering a Registered Office in Moldova for your company (if required); The registered office may be any address where the Moldovan company declares to have its headquarters. The registered office will be public to third parties.

> setting up a bank account for your Moldovan company. This refers both to an initial share capital account as well as a current bank account after the company is formed.

> recommending an accountant in Moldova; Accountancy services are recommended for any new business registration in Moldova, irrespective of it being a holding or a trading company.

BridgeWest can provide assistance for the formation of the following types of companies:

> Moldovan Limited Liability Company (Societate cu raspundere limitata - SRL)
The Moldavan Limited Liability company does not differ too much from ordinary Limited Liability companies. It is one of the most common forms of business organization, along with joint stock companies. It can be established by one person who provides a minimum capital of MDL 5.400 of which at leas 40% must be paid prior to registration. The remaining amount must be paid in a 6 month term, after registration. The members of a Moldavian Limited Liability company are liable for the company's debts and obligations only to the extent of their contributions.

> Moldovan Joint Stock Company (Societate pe actiuni - S.A.)
The Moldavan Joint Stock Company is designated for business at a larger scale. It can be also set up by one person who provides a minimum capital of MDL 20.000 which must be fully paid up prior to registration. The shareholders who wish to open a company in Moldova and who make contributions receive shares of prior established nominal values. As in a Limited Liability company, the members of a Joint Stock company are liable to the company's debts and obligations only to the extent of their contribution to the capital of the company. A Moldavan joint stock company must have a supervisory board of at least three members and a managing board.

> Moldovan Branch, Subsidiary or Representative Office-Any foreign company is able to set up branch entities in Moldova.These can be set up as separate entities from the parent company (Moldovan companies having the foreign company as shareholder) or extensions of the parent-company in Moldova.

BridgeWest is also able to offer ready-made Moldovan companies and assist with VAT registration.

Please contact us for more information regarding how open a company in Moldova and prices!

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Articles on Company Formation in Moldova

Types of Companies in Moldova

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Company Incorporation in Moldova

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Paying Taxes in Moldova

1. What is the corporate tax in Moldova? The corporate tax rate in Moldova is 12%, but certain incentives are granted, for example there’s a 7% corporate tax applicable to farming enterprises while certain small and medium enterprises have their incomes taxed with 3%. Also, many ant ...

Company Liquidation in Moldova

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Register a Non Profit Organization in Moldavia

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Nominee Director in Moldova

 The set of regulation on which every Moldavian company is based, whether it has private limited liability or public limited liability, named the articles of association contains the name of the company’s administrative. In certain situations, the name of a beneficial owner can be kept pr ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Moldavia

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Set up a company in Moldavia

Even though Moldova is not an EU member state, there are several trade treaties signed with other countries, making this country an interesting place to invest. Moldavia offers plenty of incentives and opportunities, having an open policy for international business. There are no relevant restriction ...

Open Business in Moldova
We guarantee a cost-efficient solution for full company setup, bank account and VAT registration

Meet us in Chisinau

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Chisinau, Moldova. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Moldova.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Moldova.