Business structure in Poland
Incorporating a foreign business
Can only carry out activities forming part of the parent company’s corporate purpose. Has to keep accounting records in Polish and abide by local law.
Their business is limited only to advertising and promoting the parent company. They can carry out market research and explore business opportunities but cannot obtain earnings.
For choosing the form of business and for any legal matters handled in the country it is advisable to make use of a local lawyer.
Incorporating a Polish company
Limited Liability Company
This is the most common legal form.
Partners are not liable for the company’s obligations and debts
These are autonomous legal entities.
The incorporation process is fast.
Low share capital required
Public limited company
Has similar features to Spanish “S.A.”s.
Requires at least two partners and a minimum initial capital (roughly PLN 100,000).
With a Polish partner providing in-depth knowledge of the local market and a consolidated network of contacts: a common way for foreign companies to get onto the market.