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Starting a business in Croatia

Legal Forms of Companies

Drustvo s ogranicenom odgovornoscu or D.O.O. (Private Limited company)
Number of partners: One or more person.
Capital (max/min): Minimum capital: HRK 20,000, totally released
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed
Dionicko drustvo or D.D. (Public Corporation)
Number of partners: One or more person.
Capital (max/min): Minimum capital: HRK 200,000
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed
Javno trgovacko drustvo or J.T.D. (General partnership)
Number of partners: Minimum 2 partners.
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital required.
Shareholders and liability: Every partner has unlimited liability with all his/her assets.
Komanditno drustvo or K.D. (Limited partnership)
Number of partners: Minimum 2 persons: one general partner and one limited partner
Capital (max/min): No minimum capital required.
Shareholders and liability: At least one partner (general partner) has unlimited liability with all his/her assets and at least one (other) partner has limited liability proportional to the invested assets.
The Competent Organisation
Court Register
Company Directories
Biznet, The Croatian Company Directory of the Croatian Chamber of Economy.
 
Setting Up a Company Croatia Eastern Europe & Central Asia
Procedures (number) 7.0 5.3
Time (days) 19.5 11.8

Source: Doing Business, 2016

 
Business Setup Procedures
Consult Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Croatia.
Register of Business Entities

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