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Company Formation Brazil


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Brazil remains one of the most attractive Latin American countries to do business in. In addition to having both the largest workforce and GDP in Latin America, Brazil has the 9th largest economy in the world. This leading regional economy tops the Latin American list of countries receiving FDI, and it is no surprise. A diversified economy, a large pool of educated workers, an extensive supply of raw materials and strategic geographical location make Brazil a great place to do business in. Learn how to set-up a company in Brazil and take advantage of all that the country offers.

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Company Formation Brazil

  1. 1. How to Form a Company in Brazil?
  2. 2. Why Incorporate a Company in Brazil? Regional leader in innovation and technology Robust economy Strategic geographical location Heavy investment in infrastructure Diverse range of attractive business sectors
  3. 3. Types of Legal Entities Limited Liability Company (LTDA.) Corporation (Sociedade Anônima) Silent Partnership (SCP) The majority of companies that are set up in Brazil are Limited Liability Companies. This presentation will outline the process of forming a Limited Liability Company.
  4. 4. Fact Sheet: Ltda. Yes Is foreign ownership allowed? Yes Can the company sponsor foreign employees? No Are there capital controls? 12- 16 weeks once all documentation is received How long does it take? (including bank account) No Is there a minimum share capital? 2 Shareholder What is the minimum number of shareholders? Yes Are a fiscal address and legal representation required?
  5. 5. How to do it. In order to successfully incorporate your company, you will have to follow the steps outlined in this presentation. There are 7 main steps involved in this process.
  6. 6. Step 1 A POA is a legal document that enables Biz Latin Hub to incorporate the company on your behalf. Draft and Sign a Power of Attorney (POA)
  7. 7. Step 2 The company must obtain a local tax ID number for each shareholders. Obtain Tax ID Numbers for Shareholders
  8. 8. Step 3 The company bylaws define a company’s purpose and how it will operate. Create the Company Bylaws
  9. 9. Step 4 Before all required local, state and national authorities. Register the Company
  10. 10. Step 5 Register with the federal and local city hall tax authorities to obtain the company tax ID number. Obtain the Company Tax ID Number
  11. 11. Step 6 You will have to open a corporate bank account and deposit the required capital to activate it. Open and Activate a Corporate Bank Account
  12. 12. Step 7 Register the investment at the Central Bank of Brazil. Register the Company Investment
  13. 13. Biz Latin Hub is a market leader in helping individuals and companies to successfully do business globally and has multilingual services that are reliable, tailored and responsive. Our group is owned and managed by an experienced team of local and expat professionals, dedicated to assisting our clients to navigate their way through the complexities of the global business environment. We can help!
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