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Russia: Establishment Guide

Choosing which type of a legal presence in Russia to establish is one of the most important stages before undertaking business activity in Russia. The form of establishment you choose determines the variety of core activities, including financial and tax reporting, customs and currency control.

There are several ways to register a company, depending on the amount of authorized capital and number of shareholders. The most common form of company registration and the fastest way to the Russian market is Limited Liability Company.

Alternatively, companies often choose accreditation of a representative or branch office as the first stage of establishing their presence in the market. Neither Representative (RO) nor branch office (BO) is considered as a Russian legal entity.

Our Guide compares the advantages and disadvantages of these forms and presence and also review the taxation schemes and sizes across various employee groups. Download the document to read more about the process of establishing a company in Russia and how Business Sweden can support you to ensure a successful establishment to grow your business on the Russian market.


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Date: 19 Jul 2018
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