Sole Trader Italy

2013-07-18T15:28:11+01:00By |Start a Business|

Setting up as a sole trader is one of the most popular way to start a business in Italy, and it’s still quite common because it’s easy and cheap. Sole trader registration is straightforward, accountancy is simpler than a limited company, and you can use part of the money in the bank account for your [...]

Italian Limited Liability Partnership (SAS)

2013-07-18T16:24:21+01:00By |Start a Business|

I have read quite often on the internet about a mighty Italian Limited Liability Partnership (S.A.S. or Società in Accomandita Semplice). Well, that's wrong. An Italian Limited Partnership has NO Limited Liability at All. The managing partners of an Italian Partnership (SAS) have full liability, and they guarantee the debt of the company with all [...]

Italian Joint Stock Company (SpA)

2013-07-18T16:29:27+01:00By |Start a Business|

The SpA is the most prestigious company in Italy, similar to the PLC in UK and the public corporation in USA. If your business requires trust more than usual, or you need to work with significant letter of credits or loans, you should probably start your Italian venture with a SPA. Another common reason to [...]

Italian Limited Liability Company (SRL)

2013-07-18T16:48:15+01:00By |Start a Business|

My very first article on Italian companies is not surprisingly about the S.R.L., the Italian Limited Liability Company or - in Italian - Società a Responsabilità Limitata. This is the most popular tool among foreign investors. If your business doesn't require a specific type of company, you will probably start your Italian venture with an [...]

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