Warsaw is the capital and largest city in Poland. Many foreign investors chose to open a company in Warsaw because the city is an important economic center and an international tourist destination.
Our company formation experts in Warsaw are ready to help you with all the legal procedures regarding company formation in Poland and many more legal issues.
Open a company in Warsaw
Many local and foreign entrepreneurs who open an office in Poland
choose to open a limited liability company (Sp. Z.o.o.)
. This form of business entity requires a minimum initial capital of approximately 5,000 PLN. The Polish limited liability company must have at least one shareholder and one or more founders. The shareholders are liable according to the amount invested in the share capital.
Other types of Polish business entities
may be suited for your new company. A Polish civil partnership
is more suitable for small businesses, while registered partnerships in Poland
are used by entrepreneurs who open larger companies.
Our team dedicated to company registration in Poland can help you decide what type of Polish legal entity suits your specific business needs.
Tax compliance in Warsaw
The Value-added tax (VAT) in Poland
applies on any supply of goods or services. The standard VAT rate is 23 percent and a reduced rate of 8% applies for certain goods and services. Moreover, in Poland there are compulsory contributions to social insurance and additional taxes may apply, for example a real estate tax when purchasing real-estate in Poland.
Investment opportunities in Warsaw
Poland encourages foreign investment and special benefits are available for investors who set up their company in a Special Economic Zone in Poland (SEZ)
. These areas were specifically created to encourage investors, however, there are certain types of activities that cannot obtain a permit to enter a SEZ
, such as explosives, tobacco or alcohol manufacturers.