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Philippines Company Registration

Starting a new company is a really big deal both emotionally and financially. Interloop Solutions & Consultancy can make it simple. Formation, EIN, legal documents. We handle everything.

Types of Companies​

The first step related to company formation in the Philippines is to select a type of structure which will be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. From this point of view, the choice is quite easy as the government offers the following options:

The sole proprietorship

The partnership

The corporation

Foreign companies also have several types of business forms they can choose from. Among these are representative office, the branch office and the regional headquarters. If in the case of sole proprietorships and partnerships there are no special requirements in relation with the company registration procedure in the Philippines, in the case of the other types of companies, available certain conditions apply.

The corporation which can be a stock or non-stock corporation. The stock corporation is the most popular business form in the Philippines among foreign investors and requires a minimum share capital of 5,000 PHP which is the equivalent of approximately 85 EUR or close to 100 USD. The stock corporation must have at least 5 shareholders and 15 at most.

With respect to the types of structures available for foreign companies, our company formation experts can offer detailed information.

Required Documents

The main set of documents required to start a company in the Philippines is the Memorandum and Articles of Association. These must be prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Corporation Code in the Philippines and must be notarized. The other documents related to the company registration process are:

The company formation process

The first step related to starting a company in the Philippines is to choose and reserve a company name with the Securities and Exchange Commission, followed by the opening of the corporate bank account where you’ll have to deposit the share capital. Based on these, the company will receive the Barangay clearance. The last steps imply registering for tax purposes and applying for the business licenses required to start the activities.

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Tax Obligations

The following taxes must be paid by a company in the Philippines:

It should be noted that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from several tax incentives, such as deductions and exemptions from the corporate tax.

Brief Comparison Between The Main Types of Companies

Brief Comparison

Sole Proprietorship

Number of shareholders

1 shareholders

Minimum share capital

No minimum share capital required

Number of shareholders

1 shareholders

Minimum share capital

No minimum share capital required

Partnership

Number of shareholders

2 shareholders

Minimum share capital

No minimum share capital required

Number of shareholders

2 shareholders

Minimum share capital

No minimum share capital required

Corporation

Number of shareholders

5 shareholders

Minimum share capital

200,000 USD

Number of shareholders

5 shareholders

Minimum share capital

200,000 USD

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