Business Set Up in Spain

If you want to set up your business in a European Union (EU) country, then Spain is a go-to place! It is an eye-catching place for a lot of investors and entrepreneurs. Connect with Enterslice for easy and hassle-free business set-up services.

Benefits of Doing Business in Spain


Strategic Location

Trade Partnerships

Open to FDI

Excellent Infrastructure

Commitment to reform

Welcoming Business Culture for Entrepreneurs

Reduced Consumer Spending

Emigration of Spanish Professionals


Flourishing Innovation & Tech Disruptions

Powerful Economy

Tourism Market

Government Incentives

Tax Benefits for Trading Companies

Double Taxation Agreements

Different Types of Business Structures in Spain


Branch office

This type of entity is also known as Sucursal. A branch office in Spain is a mere extension of the foreign parent company. The board of directors has to take the resolution for forming the branch office in Spain. The branch office is also considered a subordinate office to the principal establishment. Branch offices in Spain would require to pay a specific amount of corporate taxes. Apart from this, they would also need to pay quarterly VAT returns as per the prescribed authority.

Limited Liability Company

This type of entity is also known as Sociedad Limitada. This type of entity has limited liability. This would mean that there is no form of personal liability for the company's members. The articles of association and other laws related to the company would form the requirements of the company laws (estatutos socials). The company's annual accounts must be registered with the respective company registry of Spain.

Joint Stock Company

This type of entity is also known as Sociedad Anónima. A joint stock company can be compared to a public limited company, which lists shares on the public stock exchange. Such a company can list its shares on a publicly traded stock exchange. The company would have to pay corporate tax. However, dividends would also be separately taxed. Managers and Directors have the sole responsibility of running the company. The company's annual accounts must be registered with the respective company registry of Spain.

Different Types of Taxes in Spain


Individual taxes

Corporate Income Tax

Withholding Tax

Stamp Duty

Capital Levy

Gift and Inheritance Tax

Value-Added Tax

Social Security Contributions

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 Spain Entry Strategy services involve the following services:

About the Spain Entry Strategy

Our Spain Entry Strategy is classified into the following:

Business Set-up Services

Business Structures in Spain are Branch offices, Limited Liability, and Joint Stock Companies. Our business set-up services include advisory related to the type of business structure you should opt for to set up business in Spain. 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 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 producing 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 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 advises 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, foreigners can set up a company in Spain regardless of whether they are EU Citizens.

Yes, Americans can start a business in Spain.

It is not always easy to set up a company in Spain. Mostly it depends upon the type of company you are setting up. You may find the journey bureaucratic and long-winded to some extent.

Yes, you can move to Spain and open a business.

Setting up a company in Spain costs a minimum of 3,000 euros.

Yes, Spain is an excellent place to do business. It has a strategic location and is welcoming to foreign investors. It offers government incentives and tax benefits to foreign investors.

Branch office, Limited Liability Company and Joint Stock Company are the business structures available in Spain.

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