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Doing business in this jurisdiction has several advantages:
The article will be especially useful for those, who are interested in registering a company in Azerbaijan remotely, or want to buy Azerbaijani existing enterprise with an account.
Azerbaijan is a state with a republican form of government, located in the east of Transcaucasia, territorially owned by Asia Minor.
It is a country with a rapidly developing industrial and agricultural economy, the main sectors of which are: an agriculture, a metallurgy, chemical industry, an engineering, a food industry, a tourism.
Planning to conduct activities in this region, first ask for individual advice on opening a company in Azerbaijan from IQD Consulting team.
In 2019, a state took 40th place in terms of simplicity of a tax system, 34th place in terms of ease of doing business, 9th place in registering enterprises, 1st place in terms of obtaining loans, according to the Doing Business rating.
The main advantages include:
A most priority niches for business in 2020 are:
Deciding to establish a mining company in Azerbaijan or open an Azerbaijani production company, then you can check with our experts for details.
A most common forms of the Republic of Azerbaijan are the following:
Features of opening an LLC in Azerbaijan:
Opening the OJSC in Azerbaijan:
Setting up a CJSC in Azerbaijan:
After official registration procedure, these steps should be taken:
A license since 2018 can be obtained on a special Internet portal in 15 days. A whole process of obtaining a license in Azerbaijan, renewal and restoration takes place remotely. Its validity period is 5 years. If foreign individuals and legal entities plan to engage in licensed activities, they must be registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
To register an enterprise in Azerbaijan or to buy an Azerbaijani existing company will also be a profitable solution due to a relatively low taxation. A corporate tax is 20%. A VAT is 18%.
A local income tax for companies, owned by the municipality, does not exceed 20%, a simplified income tax is 4-8%. When registering a company in Baku, a local income tax rate will be 4%, in other regions of the state - 2%.
Exceptions: enterprises, goods subject to excise, credit and insurance organizations, as well as investment funds and professional participants in the securities market.
If you want to open a company in Azerbaijan, specializing in the provision of trade and public catering services, then note, that simplified rates, subject to an annual turnover of more than 200,000 AZN, will be 6% and 8%, respectively.
Estimated terms for establishing an enterprise in Azerbaijan are 3-5 days.
If you are interested in buying an existing foreign company or opening a corporate account with a bank in Azerbaijan, request for personal advice on registering a business in Azerbaijan.