Company formation in Italy

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Company registration in Italy: start a business in Italy
How to set up a company in Italy?

How to set up a company in Italy?

Depending on the nature of your activity in Italy, the type of structure that best suits your project on the Italian market (liaison or representative office, subsidiary, branch), and the legal form of business in Italy that you will choose (sole proprietorship, limited liability company, etc...), the administrative procedures and formalities for the formation of the company in Italy may vary. Generally, the steps to create and register a company in Italy are:

  • Choice of the legal form under Italian law and the social capital
  • Drafting the company statutes in Italian.
  • Opening a Italian bank account
  • Registering the company in the Italian trade register
  • Obtaining a Italian tax identification number

After these steps of creation, you will receive all the necessary legal documents attesting the legal existence of your company or subsidiary in Italy. Your Italy business will also have to meet the specific accounting requirements of Italian business law.

Italy: Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

Setting up your business in Italy and starting from scratch to develop it in the Italian market can be an exciting challenge, but it can also be time consuming. Sometimes it is more interesting and faster to acquire a Italian competitor that is already well established in the Italian market. It is therefore necessary to study the Italian market carefully to detect the most interesting companies.

To create a company in Italy, it is strongly advised to be accompanied by a Italian lawyer or an Italian expert who will be able to save you many problems in front of the subtleties of the Italian business law. 

nativExpand is your gateway to facilitate the creation of your company in Italy. Thanks to a network of experts in company incorporation on the Italian market, we will accompany you and put you in contact with a Italian professional, ideally an English speaker or speaking your language.

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Setting up a subsidiary or branch in Italy requires several steps: analysis of the economic model of the project for the Italian market, the choice of the legal structure in Italy, the registration of the company in the Italian trade register, the opening of a Italian bank account and the tax and accounting formalities in Italy with the specificities of the Italian law.

Before being able to domicile your company in Italy, you must first set up a company in Italy with a legal entity under Italian law.

To be accompanied by professionals (a Italian lawyer) is essential to succeed in setting up in Italy and to develop your subsidiary on the Italian market. nativExpand connects you with a Italian expert from its international network.