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Share capital Articles
What is the minimum required share capital to set up a limited company?
Viewed 4462 times since Fri, Dec 2, 2011
Since 1 October 2012 there is no minimal required share capital anymore. Before this date the minimum share capital was € 18,000.   The share capital can be any amount, for example € 1. At least 1 share with voting right must be issued. It is... Read More
Can a limited company have shares without profit rights and/or voting rights?
Viewed 3145 times since Wed, Oct 31, 2012
Question:   Can a limited company have shares without profit rights and/or voting rights?   Answer:   Any share must either have a voting right, a profit right or both. If a share doesn't have a voting right nor a profit right then it is not... Read More
Do I need to pay capital tax when I deposit share capital for my limited company?
Viewed 2436 times since Mon, Dec 5, 2011
No, since January 1, 2006 the capital tax is reduced to zero. Read More