Business Set Up in Germany

Germany is a very attractive destination for investors and new business owners. However, doing business in Germany requires some level of familiarity with the legal environment, tax structures, and procedures. Enterslice is an all-inclusive solution for you. We will assist you in achieving your business goals.

Benefits of Doing Business in Germany

Dynamic Economy

Commitment to Innovation

Strong start-up business culture

Legal Protection of Ideas and Concepts

Well-developed Infrastructure

Investment Incentives

Pivotal consumer market

Less Corruption


No exchange controls for Foreign Investments

Different Types of Business Structures in Germany


Limited Liability Company (GmbH)

This form of entity can be set up by a minimum of 1 investor with a minimum share capital of 25,000 EUR. It may be noted here that the shares of the German GmbH cannot be transferred to the public nor can they be registered at the Stock Market. The director who is appointed through the general meeting of the shareholders takes all the day-to-day decisions.

German Joint Stock Company (AG)

This form of entity is suited for large businesses. It requires having a minimum share capital of 50,000 EUR. Articles of Association, verified by a court or notary, are essential to set up an AG. Once it enters into the commercial register, then only it becomes a legal entity. It only becomes a legal entity when it has been entered into the Commercial Register.

German Limited Partnership

This is a type of partnership that provides for a limitation of liability by having two types of partners: First, the general partner who has an unlimited liability extending to their personal assets, and the limited partner whose liability extends only to their nominal holdings in the firm.

Sole Trader

This form of entity can be easily formed as it only requires 1 individual.

Branch Office

Branches are one of the popular methods of entering the German market by foreign investors. In every respect, a branch office is dependent on the head office, which also is in charge of central administration.

Different Types of Taxes in Germany

The types of taxes available in the United Kingdom are as follows:

Personal Tax

Corporate Income Tax

Value-Added Tax

Social Security Contributions

Withholding Tax

CFC Rules

Inheritance and Gift Tax

Property Tax

Property Transfer Tax

Municipal Trade Tax

Windfall Tax

About our Services

Enterslice is one of the leading management consultancy firms which offers end-to-end business set-up, financial, regulatory, taxation, legal, and advisory services to early-stage businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and large corporate houses across the globe.

Our Germany Entry Strategy services involve the following services:

About the Germany Entry Strategy

Our Germany Entry Strategy is classified into the following:

Business Set-up Services

Business Structures available in Germany are a Limited Liability Company, German Joint Stock Company, German Limited Partnership, Sole Trader, and Branch Office. Our business set-up services include advisory related to the type of business structure you should opt for to set up business in Germany. Our team will assist you in the business registration process, in opening a bank account for the business, and in post-registration compliance.

Consultancy on Managing the Business

Our consultants formulate a strategic plan for establishing and operating the business depending on your business needs. We formulate a budget and develop cash flows for your business. We also review internal control processes and conduct business reviews. We provide advisory on issues related to the management of the business.

Legal Advisory Services

Our legal experts provide legal advice on business operations, finances, IP protection, etc. We also draft legal Documents for your business and review and compile the required Paper works. We also ensure that all legal and regulatory compliance are duly complied with.

Accounting and Audit Advisory Services

Our experts provide bookkeeping services, assuring the proper maintenance of different accounting records. This involves keeping thorough and organized financial records, such as cash books, general ledgers, fixed asset registers, and accounts receivable and payable sub-ledgers. In addition to this, we also provide financial reporting, accounting guidance, and bookkeeping services. They aid in the production of accurate financial accounts, ensure conformity to accounting standards, and offer qualified advice on difficult accounting matters. The accounts and financial statements are prepared to reflect the true and fair view of the company’s operations. On behalf of our clients, we ensure that the accounting and audit requirements are fulfilled.

Tax Advisory Services

Our tax experts will assist you in effectively managing your tax obligations and identifying opportunities to lower tax expenses. We ensure that the tax return is timely filed. We provide advisory on direct as well as indirect taxes. As the globe becomes increasingly linked, businesses regularly engage in cross-border transactions with intricate tax ramifications. Our clients obtain thorough advice on international tax compliance, double taxation agreements, transfer pricing, and international tax planning by using our worldwide tax consultancy services. Our knowledge aids companies in overcoming the difficulties associated with international taxes and strengthening their worldwide tax position.

Intellectual Property Advisory Services

Our IP Experts assist in IP Compliance. We assist in getting IP registration by filling out applications for registration and compiling relevant Documents. Our team of IP experts also advice on IP compliance and IP Protection. We also assist in enforcing IP rights against any infringement.

Employer on Record Services

An Employer of Record (EOR) is an entity that legally employs workers on behalf of another business. An EOR is fully responsible for all aspects of employment, including compliance, payroll, taxes, and benefits. Our team can act as an EOR and help in onboarding employees for our clients with the best part being that you shall have control over the daily activities and responsibilities of the employees.

FAQ Section

The Process of company registration is as follows:

Step 1: Select a suitable business structure

Step 2: Choose a Company Name

Step 3: Execute the Deed of Company

Step 4: Open a Corporate Bank Account

Step 5: Deposit the capital in the Bank Account

Step 6: Payment to the Notary

Step 7: Notary will notify the Applicant when athe registration of the company is complete.

The Currency of Germany is Euro denoted as “€”.

Germany is one of the most attractive places for doing business in Europe. It has a large and diversified economy which is supported by a well-developed, reliable infrastructure. It has a highly skilled workforce and a positive legal environment.

Enterslice is a leading consultancy firm that provides legal, accounting, and business management solutions to enterprises across the globe.

The benefits of opting for Enterslice for your business set-up in Germany are as follows:

i. Professional Support

ii. 24*7 Customer Support

iii. Highly Integrated IT Team

iv. Tailor-made solution for our clients

v. Competent Team of Lawyers, CAs, Cost Accountants, CSs, and CPAs.

vi. All-inclusive solution for our clients.

Yes, Enterslice helps in choosing the type of corporate structure in Germany depending upon your business wants and the financial resources available.

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Why choose Us

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We register 100+ Companies every Month.

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