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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
3200.00 EUR 2560.00 EUR 1 10.00% 5000.00 Yes

The Republic of Macedonia is located in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, and was established as a result of the collapse of Yugoslavia. Macedonia shares its borders with such countries as Greece (in the south), Albania (in the west), Serbia (in the north), Bulgaria (in the east). The area of the country equals to 25,713 km2. The capital is the city of Skopje.

About 2 million people reside in the country. Approximately 64% of them are Macedonians, 25% - Albanians. The residents of Macedonia are predominantly Orthodox Christians. Catholicism, Islam, and Protestantism are also practiced.

The official language is Macedonian. Albanian language has the status of of the second official.

Monetary unit is the dinar, the exchange rate of which is adhered to euro.

The climate of Macedonia has features of transitional one from moderate to subtropical. Cold and often snowy winters and warm summers and autumns are typical for the country.

Macedonian relief is mostly mountainous, and the territory is divided in half by the valley of the Vardar River. About 35% of the country is covered by forests.

If you want to register a company in Macedonia, it is worth to be aware of those types of companies, which can be established in the country by a foreign investor.

Forms of doing business in Macedonia.

Today, the Macedonian government is making efforts aimed to make the state attractive for foreign investors as much as possible. The main part of cooperation is achieved with small and medium-sized enterprises.

Company formation in Macedonia is possible in the form of:

  • Sole proprietorship;
  • Limited Liability Company;
  • Partnership;
  • Public joint-stock company.

Limited liability company (LLC) is of the greatest interest for the investor.

Company formation in Macedonia. Features.

  • In order to register company in Macedonia, it is necessary to prepare three names for it and submit them for consideration to the relevant state authorities. Verification usually takes not much time. As a result, the founder(s) shall be informed concerning reservation of one name for the company.
  • In the registration form it is necessary to specify the scope of activities of the company and set forth the shareholders’ structure. It is also necessary to submit data about the addresses of the founders and the types their professional activities. The candidacy of potential CEO of the company shall be submitted.
  • The amount of charter capital usually equals to € 5 000 and shall be paid at moment of registration or within 12 months from the date of registration.
  • Any person, regardless of citizenship and nationality, can become director or shareholder of Macedonian company.
  • Natural persons and legal entities can become shareholders of the company in Macedonia.
  • Company shall appoint manager.
  • Legal address shall be located in the territory of Macedonia.
  • During registration process copies of passports of the founders and utility bills are used.
  • There is no need in being present in Macedonia in person for establishing company. It is enough to have an authorized representative who will act on your behalf based on the obtained power of attorney.
  • Documents required for registration of the company in Macedonia are to be translated by an authorized translator and notarized.
  • The fact of registration of the company shall be put on the Central Register of the Republic of Macedonia.

Once the company obtains certificate of registration, the shareholders can order the seal, for which the company’s registration certificate is provided.

As a rule, the term required to register company in Macedonia shall not exceed one week. All the procedures are often completed faster.

Taxes in Macedonia.

  • Macedonian company is taxed at the rate of 10%. This indicator is one of the lowest among European countries.
  • VAT in Macedonia equals to 18%.
  • Macedonian company pays tax on dividends in the amount of 10%.
  • Subject to certain conditions, company in Macedonia can obtain even zero (0%) rate on retained income.

In general, the tax climate of Macedonia is rather favorable for the development of small and medium-sized businesses, which attracts a large number of investors.

We offer to register or buy company in Macedonia at a low price and start a successful international business. Registration of business in Macedonia is fast and not troublesome procedure, if the services on preparation of documents are provided by the specialists of our company. Registration of companies (including offshore companies), trusts, holdings, business in Macedonia is important direction of our work.

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General information
Square25 333.00
Population2 057 280.00
CapitalSkopje
Unemployment33.00
State polityParliamentary republic
Telephone code389
Place in the world in corruption69
locationBalkan Peninsula
Climategoes from moderate to subtropical
Literacy rate80.00%
Ethnic groupsMacedonians - 64%, 25% Albanians, Turks - 4%, Roma - 3%, Serbs - 2% Other - 2%.
National currencyMacedonian Denar
USD exchange rate43.65
GDP per capita84
Official languagemacedonian
Credit ratingВВ-
The judiciarythree levels of the judicial system, including municipal, county courts and the Supreme Court.
Executive authoritygovernment headed by the Chairman
Legislative authoritiesunicameral Assembly
Corporate information
Opportunity to purchase ready-made companiesНет
The use of the Cyrillic alphabet in the nameНет
Local registered officeДа
Local registered agentНет
Shares and share capital
The minimum amount of the issued capitalNo
Bearer sharesНет
Possibility to issue shares without par valueНет
Taxation
VATДа
Basic corporate tax rate10.00%
Capital gains taxНет
Currency controlНет
The tax on personal income10%
Stamp dutyНет
Director and Secretary
Minimum number of directors1
The requirement for residency directorsНет
Director of legal entities are allowedДа
The data reveals to the local agentДа
Data field to the public registryДа
The requirement for the presence of the SecretaryДа
Requirement to the residense of the SecretaryНет
Requirements to qualification of the SecretaryНет
Legal entity as the SecretaryДа
Shareholder and beneficiary
Data is entered in the public registerДа
Shareholders residency requirementНет
Information about the beneficiary is disclosedНет
Information may be disclosed to the local agentДа
Shareholders-legal entities are acceptableДа
Reporting
The requirement for filing reportsДа
Open access to reportsНет
Statutory auditДа
The requirement for filing Annual ReturnДа
Open access to the Annual ReturnДа
The requirement for reportsДа
Membership in the OECDНет
Is it offshore according to Russian legislationНет
Trademark Registration
TM Comprehensive Study TM Registration Request TM Registration Certificate Total
First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class First Class Additional Class
120.00 15.00 400.00 24.00 400.00 37.00 930.00 EUR 90.00 EUR
«TRADEMARK» refers to «Wordmark» or «Logo»

160.00 20.00 400.00 24.00 400.00 37.00 930.00 EUR 80.00 EUR
«TRADEMARK» refers to «Wordmark+ Logo»

Prices include all professional and official fees. If the change of official duties or exchange rates prices may vary.

В Македонии пошлина на подачу заявления о регистрации торговой марки включает в себя 3 класса. После третьего класса будет применима дополнительная пошлина.
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