The most important step of a company registration in the USA is to choose the right type of business. For the general question of which type of company is the most advantageous, the answer is not a simple one. Taxation of different types of companies and tax rates may differ significantly. Taxes on the types of companies may depend on the state of the registration, the number of owners, the status of the owners and the activity. Therefore, the first and most important step is to consult a tax expert.

Why is it worth to establish a company in the USA?

The United States is one of the oldest market economies where our investment s – which are also protected by local laws and international conventions – are completely in safe. Among the various forms of businesses one should choose that one which suits the best for the business. The most favorable forms of companies concerning their establishment are Inc., Co., LLC. These companies are responsible for limited liability entities, i.e. registered capital.

Terms of establishment:

The American legal system is based on Anglo-Saxon law. Main features:

  1. The business register is run by the state office (secretary of State) not by the Court of Registry
  2. The owners are not included in the register. Only the management is included
  3. Foreign private individuals or companies may be owners
  4. Even one person can establish a public limited company or a limited company
  5. There is no need to define the activity of the company
  6. Owners and managers are not obliged to have permanent resident status in the USA

Where should be a company established? – The territorial bodies in the USA (public bodies, local governments) provide different discounts on rent and construction expenditure. It varies from state to state. Each state differs from the other in law and taxation. One should analyze where to establish a company:

  • Is there a sufficient market for the activity?
  • Is there enough workforce, if so, how much does it cost?
  • What strength do trade unions represent?
  • What are the shipping costs?
  • What are the other costs (e.g. rent, electricity)?
  • How much are local and state taxes?