Italian Limited Company

A legal form that offers better competitiveness in the market. This form allows a continued development in the market, with no restrictions or obstacles.


  • Offers continuity, perfect to establish your business in the market.
  • No restrictions or obstacles to obtain all the benefits from the chosen business sector.
  • Given its continuous nature, it offers credibility to providers and clients.
  • Commercial flexibility and autonomy for SMEs.
  • Doesn’t imply loss of parental control.


  • Only the company responds of the company’s debts.
  • Minimum capital stock of 10,000 euros (€), which can be divided among shareholders in different quotas.
  • When establishing the company in Italy, it’s only necessary to disburse 25% of that capital.
  • The constitutive act may be unilateral or statutory, always through public act by notary.
  • The decision-making body may be a Sole Administrator or a Board of Directors.


Steps before constitution:

  • Establishing a name for your new company.
  • Contacting the company’s bank in Italy.
  • Assigning a headquarters (permanent or provisional)
  • Writing of the constitutive act according to Italian legislation: name, headquarters, company’s activity, initial social capital, shareholders and quotas, decision-making body.
  • Application of “Codice Fiscale” for administrators and “Partita IVA” for the new company.
  • Contacting a notary

Constitutive Act:

  • Assistance in the signing of the public act in Italy with a lawyer and “commercialista” (economist), to answer questions and make in-situ modifications.


  • Registration of the new company at the corresponding “Camera di Commercio” (Chamber of Commerce).
  • Obtaining the PEC (Certificate for electronic mail), according to Italian Legislation.
  • Obtainment of “smart card”, in order to declare the beginning of activity within 30 days.
  • Legalization of social books by notary, according to Italian legislation.
  • Opening of headquarters.

Fiscal and Tax assistance:

  • Management of services with the “Agenzia dell’Entrate”, such as the application of Codice Fiscale and Partita IVA.
  • Fiscal and tax consultancy regarding the company’s accounting.
  • Assistance in the declaration of Italian taxes.

Accounting assistance:

  • Management of general accounting.
  • Management of the social books.
  • Registration and declaration of VAT.
  • Declaration of direct taxes.

Labor law assistance:

  • Hiring and firing of workers.
  • Monthly payroll processing
  • Complying with monthly fiscal obligations, according to Italian legislation.