registration of legal entity

Cost of registration The cost of the second year Number of Directors Corporate tax rates Payment of Charter Capital Financial statements
2950.00 2450.00 1 25.00% 350000.00 Yes
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Company formation in Iran

Registration of company in Iran requires constant legal support. This service is offered by the lawyers of the company Law & Trust International. Most of the non-resident businesses in the country is subject to tax on an equal basis with citizens of the state, but there are free economic zones, where it is possible to register offshore company in Iran.

Details of the establishment process can be specified to the client on free consultation from the Law & Trust expert. Among the advantages that distinguish us from our competitors there are the following:

  • detailed knowledge of the country's legislation, which allows not to waste extra time on its consideration when registering businesses;
  • presence of in-house interpreters, notaries and professionals from related fields for integrated provision of services that gives our clients the opportunity to make the order and just wait for a decision;
  • tight schedule of work and low prices are due to a large number of applications; quality of work is guaranteed and confirmed by the clients’ feedback and recommendations.

Business in Iran: Private Joint Stock Company

Registration of offshore company in Iran in the form of Sherkat-e-Sahami Khass takes little time and has certain advantages over other organizational and legal forms of business and in view of that non-residents usually apply it.

The procedure consists of the stages listed below:

  1. Presence of company in Iran implies the contribution of charter capital, and its amount is determined by the type of activities of the company. During the first day it is sufficient to transfer 35% of the total amount to the account of the selected local bank. After the transaction it is necessary to request the transfer confirmation.
  2. Registration of business in Iran with the Register of Companies. For this purpose the authorized persons shall be provided with all the constituent documents including charter, extracts from the minutes of meetings, personal data of beneficial owners and other. Complete list of documentation can be specified by our specialists, and for its collection it is sufficient to sign power of attorney by the employees of Law & Trust. Company formation in Iran is associated with the procedure of coding of all documents: barcode allows to track all the movements of the founder within the country if necessary.
  3. Consideration of the application and registration of the company in Iran take about 3 days. When transmitting package to the Commercial Registry payment of the state duty and registering business are required. Specialists carry out the selection of names for the new business in Iran for an extra charge.
  4. Then, publication of the notice of appearance of the new offshore company in Iran in the official periodical bulletin of the state is made. Additionally, submission of the same data in one of the local newspapers with large circulation is required. Business in Iran can start activities without waiting for the publication.
  5. After that, books of account with state seals are purchased and payment of stamp duty at the rate of 0.2% of the share capital is made. The last thing necessary to be done by the founder is to register all the employees according to social insurance program and submit data on the wages of the employees to the Labor Department.

Taxation for Iranian businessmen

In order to register company in Iran legally it is necessary to register it with tax authorities. After registering the Labor Department requires payment of 33% of social tax, 23% of which should be covered by the employer. Total income tax rate varies from 15 to 57%, and level of the company income affects the size of coefficient.

Taxation is applicable to citizens of the country and businessmen from abroad, but it is possible to completely avoid the payment of tax or reduce the size of contribution by registering physical address of the company within the territory of one of 8 free economic zones of the state.

Offshore zones (free economic zones) in Iran offer the exemption from taxation for a period of 15 years from the date of registration of the company in Iran; there are 4 of them, and the others provide significant benefits for VAT. Details on the establishment of business in offshore areas of the country can be clarified during personal conversation with our lawyer.

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General information
Square1 648 000.00
Population78 408 400.00
Telephone code98
National currencyиранский риал
GDP per capita103
Official languageперсидский
Corporate information
Opportunity to purchase ready-made companiesNo
The use of the Cyrillic alphabet in the nameNo
Local registered officeYes
Terms of registration10 дней
Indication of BPA in the nameОбязательно
Local registered agentYes
Shares and share capital
Information about the beneficiary is disclosed1 000 000 Rls
The minimum amount of paid-in capital, nat. currency350 000 Rls.
The minimum amount of the issued capitalNo
Bearer sharesNo
Possibility to issue shares without par valueNo
Basic corporate tax rate25.00%
Capital gains taxNo
Currency controlNo
Stamp dutyNo
Director and Secretary
Minimum number of directors1
The requirement for residency directorsNo
Director of legal entities are allowedYes
The data reveals to the local agentYes
Data field to the public registryNo
The requirement for the presence of the SecretaryNo
Requirement to the residense of the SecretaryNo
Requirements to qualification of the SecretaryNo
Legal entity as the SecretaryNo
Shareholder and beneficiary
Minimum number of shareholders3
Data is entered in the public registerNo
Shareholders residency requirementNo
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedNo
Information may be disclosed to the local agentYes
Shareholders-legal entities are acceptableYes
The requirement for filing reportsYes
Open access to reportsNo
Statutory auditNo
The requirement for filing Annual ReturnYes
Open access to the Annual ReturnNo
The requirement for reportsYes
Membership in the OECDNo
Is it offshore according to Russian legislationNo
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