Companies

Running a business in Spain or buying a property on a company´s name?

Starting a Business in Spain

If you are thinking to start a business in Spain, our team of lawyers and accountants will be able to assist you to make the decision about the best legal form that you should use to step up your business and will also assist you with all the legal and fiscal formalities.




The most common legal form for a business in Spain is the Limited Company ("Sociedad Limitada" or "S.L.") that offers the advantage of limiting the liability of the partners to the company´s assets, and also the minimum investment of 3,005.06 Euros that is required at the time of setting it up.

Once you decide to create a Spanish Limited company for running your business, the first step will be to decide the name. Your lawyer will be able to assist you to check if that name is available and reserve it for you. After getting the reservation of the name, the partners will have to deposit the minimum legal investment of 3,005.06 Euros in the bank and get a certificate of it. Meanwhile we will assist you preparing the Memorandum and Articles of Association.

The Deeds of the company will be signer at the notary and at that time you will need to bring the bank certificate and also the certificate with the reservation of the name for the company and the Memorandum and Articles of Association.

After completing the Deeds some taxes will need to be paid and the company will need to get a CIF (Company Fiscal identification number) from the Spanish Revenue and get registered at the Spanish Social security to start operations. Meanwhile the Deeds will have to be registered at the Companies Register.

Doing things well from the very first day will help you to success and for that reason the lawyers and accountants of Imont Legal Services will be at your disposal from the very first moment.

Buying a property in Spain in the name of your British company

If you don not want to start a business in Spain but you would like to buy a Spanish property in the name of your British company, Imont Legal Services will be able to assist you with all the legal formalities that include to legaliza the company in Spain by getting all British legal documents of the company apostilled and translated to Spanish and get a CIF (fiscal identification number) for that company in Spain so that the taxes related to the purchase can be paid.

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