Register a Limited Liability Company in Estonia

Register a Limited Liability Company in Estonia

The Estonian statistics show that last year over 130,000 private limited liability companies were entered into the commercial register, this being a type of company that seems to remain the one preferred by investors in Estonia.  The first step in order to register a limited liability company in Estonia consists of choosing the name…
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Liquidate a Company in Estonia

Liquidate a Company in Estonia

Starting a business in Estonia is not complicated, as the procedure has been simplified a lot and can also be completed remotely. However, there are cases in which a company does not perform as required and must undergo liquidation. In order to ease the liquidation procedure of an Estonian company, the government has simplified…
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Establish a Subsidiary in Estonia

Establish a Subsidiary in Estonia

A subsidiary is a form of business opened by a foreign company in Estonia with a majority of share capital owned by it. It is considered a legal entity and has a higher degree of autonomy than a branch. A subsidiary registered in Estonia must keep its own accounts and usually pay the corporate tax on profits…
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Establish a Branch in Estonia

Establish a Branch in Estonia

An Eesti filial (Estonian branch) is not considered a legal entity and its foreign parent company carries all the liabilities for its actions. The nature of the business performed by the branch dictates if it requires a special license or not. Certain companies must notify the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority before opening…
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Double Tax Treaties in Estonia

Double Tax Treaties in Estonia

Estonia is among the countries which have signed many double tax treaties in order to attract foreign investors by avoiding the double taxation of their incomes and capital. The regulations of the double tax treaties may be applied only if the legal entity can prove his residency in another country. In order to do that a certificate…
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Virtual Office in Estonia

Virtual Office in Estonia

Investors who decided to open a company in Estonia have now the possibility to opt for a virtual office, a much more flexible and comfortable choice, allowing them to benefit from a professional office but without the cost implied by a traditional, physical location.  Furthermore, this type of office has managed to prove…
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Types of Estonian Companies

Types of Estonian Companies

Foreign investors who want to open a company in Estonia will have many advantages. Apart from the developed economy, entrepreneurs will also be allowed the type of structure they want to use for their Estonian business. From this point of view, there are several types of companies that can be registered in Estonia. Foreign companies have the possibility…
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Set up OU in Estonia

Set up OU in Estonia

Foreign investors who come to Estonia will benefit from one of the most advanced business incorporation procedures in Europe considering most the actions can be completed online. Furthermore, it is also possible to set up an Estonian company remotely. The only thing that has not changed in the past few years is…
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