France

Even though France is one of the largest economy in the world having huge consumer market, many investors avoid this country due to the high taxes. In a terms of high taxes, France is high on the world list, if not the first one on the list. In some cases forming a company in France is unavoidable, in which case our special advisors can help with making the process of forming a company easy and sometimes completely remotely.

Corporate tax VAT
28%-33% 20%

Limited liability company

SARL, SAS

Minimum Share capital

1 EUR

Registered office required

Yes

Physical office required

No

Min. number of Shareholders

1

Min. number of Directors

1

Local Director required

No

Other requirements

 

Bank signatory must travel

Yes

Timescale for company formation

14 days

Timescale for bank account opening

7 days

Timescale for obtaining VAT number

7 days

Statutory audit requirements

No

Shelf companies available

No

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