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Can I create a subsidiary?

Can I create a subsidiary?

An existing company, or parent, can create a new company as an independent subsidiary at any time with the approval of management. Accordingly, the startup process for a subsidiary is the same as it would be for any company, namely drafting and filing the appropriate formation documents with the state.

Does a subsidiary need to be registered?

If the company makes the business line a subsidiary, the company may also decide to incorporate it as a legally separate entity. The decision rests with the business owner or parent company, as subsidiaries aren’t legally required to be incorporated.

How do I start a business in Ukraine?

The following documents have to be filed by shareholders’ representative for the state registration of LLC company in Ukraine:

  1. Application for registration.
  2. Decision of founders on incorporation.
  3. Company Charter (or decision to use the model charter)
  4. Application for voluntary registration as VAT taxpayer (if necessary)

What does it mean to establish a subsidiary?

A parent company buys or establishes a subsidiary to provide the parent with specific synergies, such as increased tax benefits, diversified risk, or assets in the form of earnings, equipment, or property.

How do I register a subsidiary?

Its setup steps include:

  1. File Articles of Incorporation to register the company.
  2. Complete a Memorandum of Incorporation.
  3. Complete a Notice of Incorporation.
  4. Open a bank account.
  5. Register for VAT and other taxes.
  6. File for unemployment insurance with the Department of Labor.

Is a 50 shareholding a subsidiary?

If the parent simply owns a controlling interest in the subsidiary (50% or more), then the company is a subsidiary. If the parent owns less than 50% of another company, then that company is simply an associate of the parent company and not a subsidiary.

How can I start a small company in Ukraine?

To start a business in Ukraine, a non-resident will need to get a tax number, draw up constituent documents, notarizing them, register an LLC, make a seal of the company and choose a tax system.

How do you set up a subsidiary?

To form a subsidiary, you must hold a meeting of your board of directors or management and vote on the decision to form a subsidiary. Indicate the type of business entity that has been chosen for the subsidiary. The resolution should be signed by the chairman and archived.

How do I start a holdings company?

To create your holding company, you register it in a state and provide your business name, articles of incorporation and the name of the business agent managing the operating and holding company. If you so choose, you can be the agent for both the operating and holding company.

Can a foreign company set up in Ukraine?

Foreign companies can set up representative offices in Ukraine. It is important to note that such office can be allowed to run commercial operations, similarly to a branch.

Which is the best form of business entity in Ukraine?

The Ukraine limited liability company is the most common form of business entity used by foreign investors conducting business in Ukraine as the registration process is simple. There is also no statutory audit requirement, which significantly reduces time required to fill tax returns after Ukraine business setup.

Do you have a global strategy for Ukraine?

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Do you have to be an employee in Ukraine?

DON’T misclassify independent contractor relationships. Avoid hefty fines and penalties associated with contractor misclassification. In Ukraine, determining whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor under federal or state law is highly fact-specific.