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A lot of established companies, already operating in their native country will look at setting up a business or company in Cyprus. The first step to take is to register a Cyprus company. This is generally an extremely simple process, which will usually take 7-10 days. If business owners are unsure, then they should always seek professional help. Professional help could be in the form of advisory services, legal systems, accountancy, banking and insurance services and merchant services. Whilst up front costs can be an initial dent in even a healthy bank balance, the time and hassle saved by using professional services, is worth its weight in gold.
There are certain issues that need to be brought to business owners’ attention. For a start, when choosing to register a Cyprus company, owners must ensure they have the minimum starting capital which is CYP 1,000. Without the minimum amount of share capital, business owners will be unable to register a Cyprus company. Alongside the share capital requirement, all companies must ensure that they have a company Secretary. The great thing is that if business owners are using a company providing a Cyprus company formation service will often provide a company with a registered Company Secretary. These requirements give the companies some sort of formality and structure in an offshore country.
Of course, they are not the only requirements. It is a legal requirement that each individual looking to register a Cyprus Company to make sure they have a director. Of course, they do not need to be residents of Cyprus, but they should be related to the owner or company in some way. Finally, the last major requirement is shareholders. A Cyprus company needs to have a minimum of one shareholder, but can have as many as they like. Shareholders can be from any country and do not have to be related to the business or business owner in any way.
Forming a company in another country is never easy. Rules and regulations sometimes can hinder or even halt the progress of a company that is looking to trade overseas. By using professional service providers, it is likely that the proposer can have the business up and running quickly, cost effectively and with minimum hassle. Making the decision to register a Cyprus company isn’t an easy decision, but always ensure that when you have made that decision, that you seek out professional help.