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Company incorporation in Poland within 24 hours (after receipt of your signed documents)
No travel required

We provide a full service for the fast and efficient registration of commercial companies in the KRS (the Polish national register), including limited liability companies, limited partnerships and joint stock companies.

For certain types of company (limited liability and limited partnership), it is possible to register the company under an accelerated procedure. If certain conditions are met (for example, having a qualified and secure signature or an EPUAP signature (online legalised signature), we can register your company even within 24 hours.

Corporation tax in Poland is generally (average) 9%*.

REGISTRATION OF A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
(Ltd. = limited liability company)

 € 1,864 + VAT. (payment in 1 or 2 instalments)

SCOPE OF WORK :

  • preparation of a limited liability company agreement in accordance with the Client’s instructions
  • preparation of full documentation for the KRS (Polish National Register)
  • filing an application with Court S24
  • monitoring the data registration/amendment process
  • sending the complete registration documentation to the Customer
  • preparation of VAT and VAT-EU notifications
  • preparation of the application file with the relevant tax authorities

REGISTRATION OF A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
(Sp.k. = limited partnership)

2€ 1,992 + VAT. (payment in 1 or 2 instalments)

SCOPE OF WORK :

  • drafting a limited partnership agreement in accordance with the Client’s instructions
  • preparation of full documentation for the KRS (Polish National Register)
  • filing an application with Court S24
  • monitoring the data registration/amendment process
  • sending the complete registration documentation to the Customer
  • preparation of VAT and VAT-EU notifications
  • preparation of the application file with the relevant tax authorities

REGISTRATION OF AN ANONYMOUS COMPANY
(sp. a. = Spółka Akcyjna)

€ 2,392 + VAT. (payment in 1 or 2 instalments)

SCOPE OF WORK :

  • drafting a limited partnership agreement in accordance with the Client’s instructions
  • preparation of full documentation for the KRS (Polish National Register)
  • filing an application with Court S24
  • monitoring the data registration/amendment process
  • sending the complete registration documentation to the Customer
  • preparation of VAT and VAT-EU notifications
  • preparation of the application file with the relevant tax authorities

Setting up companies in Poland

More and more foreigners are deciding to set up their businesses in Poland, as the country offers excellent access to new markets.

Poland is a country with a rapidly growing economy in Central Europe. This is why some entrepreneurs have decided to set up their businesses here in order to secure their business models.

Different types of company:

Polish limited liability company (Sp.z o.o. = spółka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnością
Limited partnership (Sp.k. = spółka komandytowa)
Polish joint-stock company (sp. a. = Spółka Akcyjna)

Any foreigner, whether an EU citizen or not, can set up a company in Poland. Depending on the type of registration, it may be necessary to obtain the electronic signature or PESEL (Polish identification number).

Polish limited liability company (LLC)
(Sp.z o.o. = spółka z ograniczona odpowiedzialnością)

The Polish limited liability company is the most popular and therefore the most widespread in Poland; it is reassuring, as each shareholder is only liable for the shares specific to his contribution (€1000 minimum) and does not put his personal assets at risk (over and above his contribution to the share capital).

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Création d’une société (SARL) en Pologne

Il est à remarquer qu’il y a un niveau élevé de bureaucratie en Pologne et que le pays a un des régimes juridiques les plus stricts d’Europe, de sorte que la création de société en Pologne est assez compliquée. Nous sommes là pour vous aider à surmonter tous les obstacles qui peuvent survenir lors du processus d’incorporation.

La plupart de nos clients choisissent de créer une société à responsabilité limitée plutôt que toute autre parce que c’est la plus facile à organiser et qu’elle représente de nombreux avantages. La responsabilité des actionnaires se limite aux actifs investis dans l’entreprise. Il est également important de noter qu’il est possible de mener différents types d’activités commerciales sous cette forme.

This type of company can be set up by an individual or a legal entity with a minimum share capital of €1,250. To set up a limited liability company, certain conditions must be met:
  • all the partners must contribute to the share capital
  • they must choose a board of directors
  • the deed must be a trust deed.
Before registration, the company name must be chosen, which must of course be different from existing company names in Poland. At the end of the company name, for liability companies, it must be mentioned sp. z o.o. We can set up your company without you having to travel to Poland. The Polish limited liability company accounts for around 94% of company incorporations and foreign investment in Poland. Although Polish company law provides for a number of alternative company forms, each of them has certain disadvantages (e.g. the joint stock company (SP) imposes a high level of bureaucracy, the “registered partnership” legal form does not provide any limitation of liability. For this reason, investors in Poland most often choose the limited liability company. The limited liability company :
  • is considered a reasonable compromise between security (limited liability) and a relatively low level of administrative constraints,
  • is quick to incorporate and register with the KRS (Polish Register of Companies),
  • is taxed at an attractive rate, averaging 9% of profits up to €2 million and 19% of profits above that,
  • is flexible for small and medium-sized companies.
Time required to incorporate a limited liability company :
  • online incorporation of the company: 1 to 5 working days, after receiving your signed documents.
Limited liability company in Poland
Number of founders
At least 1 director, who may be a shareholder.
Method of incorporation
Signature of the articles of association:
-online
Minimum share capital
€ 1,000 in cash or in kind
Minimum value of each share
€ 10
Taxation
9% of corporation tax on profits up to 2 million euros above that: 19%.
Who can be a shareholder?
There are no restrictions on foreign shareholders.
Who can be a member of the Executive Board?
There are no restrictions on foreign shareholders.
Who can be a director?
No restrictions, foreigners act as directors. Directors must have a a clean criminal record with regard to corporate and business offences.
Training time
Online incorporation 1-5 days (after receipt of signed signed documents)
Audit requirement
Compulsory if 2 out of 3 conditions are met:
- the workforce exceeds - employment exceeds 50 employees - assets exceed €2.5 million - turnover exceeds €5 million
Obligation to declare
Mandatory - once a year in the KRS (National Register of Companies)
Shareholder liability
The shareholder(s) assume(s) no liability for the Company's debts of the Company
Liability of directors
Directors are not liable for the debts of the Company debts of the company provided that they report the the insolvency to the court in a timely manner.

Characteristics of the Polish limited liability company

The Polish limited liability company is an independent legal entity with a legal personality separate from its shareholders. In practice, this means that it can buy and sell goods, as well as hold loans and debts in its own name.

Foreign capital in a limited liability company

EU nationals can set up and manage a company in Poland without any restrictions. Non-EU nationals may also freely set up and manage a Polish company, but in certain cases they are subject to restrictions laid down by law. For example, a Polish limited liability company with more than 50% non-EU capital may only purchase real estate in Poland after obtaining authorisation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (or the Ministry of Agriculture in the case of agricultural property).

Polish limited liability company share capital

The minimum share capital of a Polish limited liability company is PLN 5,000 (approximately EUR 1,250). The share capital may be covered by monetary or non-monetary contributions (contributions in kind, e.g. ownership of movable or immovable property). The contribution may not be provided in the form of services to the company.

Representation of the Polish limited liability company

The Polish limited liability company is represented by a Board of Directors. The board consists of at least one person. There is no limit to the number of directors. Representation rules may be freely set out in the company’s articles of association. A company may also be represented by regular power of attorney (pełnomocnik) or by registered power of attorney (prokurent).

General Meeting and Supervisory Board of the Limited Liability Company

The highest authority in a Polish limited liability company is the shareholders’ meeting. A supervisory board in a Polish limited liability company is only mandatory when the share capital exceeds 500,000 zł (€10,646) and the number of shareholders exceeds 25.

Taxation of limited liability companies

As each Polish limited liability company is a separate legal entity, it is taxed by corporate income tax (CIT).
Corporation tax is calculated on all business income from all sources (after deduction of expenses, purchases, etc.); corporation tax is charged at a rate of 9% on profits up to €2 million and 19% on profits in excess of €2 million. Dividends paid by the company are taxed separately.

If dividends are paid to individual shareholders, they are generally taxed at 19% withholding tax. However, dividends paid to foreigners (tax residents in other countries) are taxed in accordance with the relevant DTT (Double Taxation Treaty). Non-tax residents must pay tax in their country of tax residence: to find out what you would have to pay, please consult a tax lawyer.
If dividends are paid to the parent (holding) company, they may be exempt from dividend tax if the parent company holds at least 15% of the subsidiary’s share capital continuously for at least 2 years (consult a tax lawyer for more details).

 

Liability in a limited liability company

The shareholders of a limited liability company are not liable for the company’s obligations; they bear liability up to the value of the shares they have contributed. The directors of a Polish limited liability company may be held liable for the company’s obligations if they do not declare bankruptcy within the period stipulated by the Polish Insolvency Act (i.e. within 30 days of the company’s insolvency).

Once your company has been incorporated :

  1. your limited liability partnership will be registered with the Registrar of Companies (KRS) and will obtain its KRS number
  2. your limited liability company will obtain its tax identification number (NIP) and will be registered as a taxpayer
  3. your limited liability company will obtain its own statistical number (REGON)

Incorporation of a limited partnership registered in Poland
(Sp.k. = spółka komandytowa)

Since the promulgation of the new Polish Code of Commercial Companies in 1997, the registered partnership has become one of the most popular forms of managing small and medium-sized businesses. The registered partnership is considered to be an ancestor of the less formal business partnership. Under recent tax legislation, partners in this type of company are obliged to convert their business to a registered partnership once turnover exceeds EUR 800,000 per year.

Definition :

In a registered partnership, you and your business partner (or partners) share personal responsibility for your business. You can share any profits from your business between the partners. Each partner pays tax on his or her share of the profits. A registered partnership has a “legal personality” separate from the individual partners (as opposed to a registered partnership).

Partnership of foreigners :

EU nationals are free to do business in this form in Poland. Non-EU nationals are not permitted to carry on this form of business. Exceptions to this rule are very rare, but may be provided for in bilateral agreements concluded by the Polish state.

Partnership capital:

In the contract of association, the partners make a contribution to the partnership in order to constitute its capital. In terms of capital, registered partnerships are very flexible. Firstly, there is no specific minimum capital. What’s more, each partner can contribute to the ownership of the partnership movable or immovable property, other rights or even his or her own services.

Representation :

Each partner is authorised to represent the company.

Liability :

The partners assume unlimited joint and several liability for the company’s liabilities. However, before the partners are held jointly and severally liable for the company’s liabilities, the performance of debts owed to the company must be proven to be ineffective.

Taxation :

Each partner pays tax on his or her share of the profits.

Registered partnerships are tax-efficient because, although they have legal personality, they are not covered by corporation tax. Partners only pay personal income tax – PIT. CIT TAX – Corporate income tax does not apply to registered partnerships. Non-tax residents* in Poland must pay tax in their country of tax residence (consult a tax lawyer to find out what you would have to pay as a partner (or member) of a registered partnership).

Following the incorporation of your registered partnership, you will obtain :

  1. Your company registered with the Registrar of Companies (KRS) + its KRS number
  2. Your company will obtain a tax identification number (NIP) and be registered as a taxpayer
  3. Your company would obtain its own statistical number (REGON)
  4. Your company will be registered with the Social Security Agency (ZUS)

Incorporation of a joint stock company in Poland
(Sp) – S.A. (Spółka Akcyjna)

Polish Joint Stock Company (Sp) – S.A. (Spółka Akcyjna) is a popular form of larger company, when, for example, investments in Poland are significant.

This legal form is unavoidable when the investor requires:

  • flexibility in trading with a large number of shares (stock); or
  • plans to raise capital (from third parties or the financial markets) for Company incorporation or other operational investments.

Characteristics of the Polish joint-stock company

The Polish joint-stock company is a legal entity with a legal personality separate from that of its shareholders. It may be public (listed on the stock exchange) or private (not listed on the stock exchange).

Joint stock companies with foreign capital

EU nationals or EU companies may establish and manage a joint-stock company in Poland without any restrictions. As a general rule of Polish law, foreigners, i.e. third country nationals, may also freely establish and manage a Polish joint stock company, but in certain cases they may be subject to restrictions imposed by the provisions of Polish law. For example, the purchase of more than 50% of the shares of a Polish joint stock company (S.A.), which owns real estate in Poland, by foreigners (third-country nationals) will only be permitted after obtaining a permit from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (or the Ministry of Agriculture in the case of agricultural property).

Joint stock companies in Poland

Number of founders
At least 1 director, who may be a shareholder.
Method of incorporation
Signature status:
- Remote possibility
Minimum social capital
€ 17030.4 payable in cash or in kind
Minimum stock value
€ 0,01
Taxation of a public limited company
9% of CIT for profits up to 2 million above 19%, or 0% of CIT
Who can be a shareholder?
There are no restrictions on foreign shareholders.
Who can be a member of the Executive Board?
No restrictions, foreigners act as directors. Directors must have a clean criminal record criminal record in respect of corporate and business and business offences.
Supervisory Board
Always compulsory
Training time
Online incorporation 1-5 days
Audit requirement
Always compulsory
Declaration obligation
Mandatory - once a year to the KRS (National Register)
Shareholder liability
Shareholders have no liability for the company's debts
Directors' liability
The directors assume no liability liability for the Company's debts

Polish joint-stock company share capital

The minimum share capital for a Polish joint-stock company is €17030.4. The share capital must be covered by contributions, which may be monetary or in kind (e.g. transfer of ownership of an asset (movable or immovable). The contribution may not be provided in the form of services to the company.

Representation of the Polish joint-stock company


The Polish joint-stock company is represented by the members of the Board of Directors. The Board consists of at least one person. There is no limit to the number of directors on the company’s Board of Directors. Directors may not be appointed for a term of more than 5 years. The rules governing representation may be freely laid down in the company’s articles of association. A company may also be represented by regular power of attorney (pełnomocnik) or by registered power of attorney (prokurent).

General meeting of shareholders and supervisory board of a joint stock company

The highest authority in a Polish joint-stock company is the general meeting of shareholders. A supervisory board must be set up in every Polish joint stock company. The Supervisory Board must consist of at least 3 members, but there is no maximum number of members.

Taxation of joint stock companies

Polish joint stock companies are subject to corporate income tax (CIT). The CIT is taxed on all income from all sources (net of deductions) at a rate of 9% for profits up to €2 million and 19% for profits over this amount. From 1 January 2022, Polish tax law provides for a 0% tax on retained earnings (CIT).

Tax on dividends

Dividends paid by Polish joint stock companies are taxed independently of corporate income tax.

  • Les dividendes versés aux particuliers :
    • taxed by a withholding tax of 19%, or
    • in the case of – tax residents of other countries – tax on dividends can be determined by the appropriate DTT (Double Taxation Treaty).
  • Dividends paid to the parent company (holding company) :
    • taxed at 19% withholding tax, or
    • dividend tax exemption may apply if the parent company :
      • holds at least 15% of the subsidiary’s share capital continuously for at least 2 years; and
      • is covered by an unlimited income tax liability in Poland, another EU Member State or another state belonging to the EEA.

Liability in the joint stock company

The shareholders of a Polish joint-stock company are not liable for the company’s obligations, but bear a risk up to the value of the contribution. Unlike a limited liability company, as a general rule the members of the board of directors of a public limited company are not exposed to liability for the company’s debts if they do not file for insolvency in time.

Following incorporation of your company, you will obtain :

  1. Your joint-stock company, registered with the Companies Registry (KRS) and KRS number
  2. Your joint-stock company will receive a tax identification number (TIN) and will be registered as a taxpayer
  3. Your joint-stock company will obtain its own statistical number (REGON)

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Optionally, on request and subject to quotation, we can help you to create the economic substance of your company (setting up, implementation, recruitment, organisation, development).

The time required to register a company for VAT and VAT-EU must be added to the registration procedure, which in extreme cases can take several months. *Our rates do not include the “No journey” option (€ 392 + VAT.), the trust fees (€544+ VAT.), the deposit of share capital and the domiciliation (registered office address, digital mail management, follow-up and assistance: €552+ VAT.). A minimum of one visit is required to open the bank account.