Our team of lawyers based in Doha is specialized in company formation and registration and can help foreign entrepreneurs start their activities in Qatar. Plus, our legal advisors can provide business consulting and can represent your interests from a legal point of view. You can address your inquiries and questions to our team and let us help you start a business in Doha. We can manage the entire process of company registration in Doha and act in accordance with the needs of our customers.
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Company registration in Doha – How we can help
The company formation and registration in Doha is a simple and straightforward process that can be entirely overseen by one of our lawyers in Doha. The following aspects should be analyzed and considered at the time a business is registered in Doha:
- The business form needs to be selected. One can register limited liability companies, partnerships, or joint-stock companies in simple steps.
- The business registration starts with a name verification and reservation.
- The Articles of Association are the main documents of the firm and can be drafted by our lawyers in Doha.
- The licenses and permits and tax registration are required.
Companies in Doha are registered in compliance with the applicable laws, such as the Company Act, and the regulations of the relevant authorities. Please feel free to talk to our Doha lawyers and find out more about the company registration process.
How to buy a shelf company in Doha
Shelf companies are vintage companies already registered in Doha. These can be bought by any foreign investor interested in starting a business in Qatar without dealing with the formalities of registering a company from scratch. Our lawyers in Doha can help you buy a shelf company by dealing with the specific formalities involved. All you need to do is to send us a copy of the personal documents. The activities of a shelf company in Doha can start as soon as the ownership transfer is concluded and the papers signed. We can also help you open a company in Qatar and obtain all the necessary documents in just a few days.
Legal support for business licenses and permits
Some activities in Qatar might need special licenses and permits. Commercial licenses are the most important in Qatar, plus the authorization forms for activities in the real estate sector. One of our lawyers in Doha can tell you more about the needed special licenses and permits for your future business in this city.
Local and foreign entrepreneurs can hire the services of our local accountants in Qatar. companies can thus benefit from a series of essential procedures related to payroll, bookkeeping, tax returns, and more. Our team of specialists can offer tax minimization options for those interested in reducing the amount of taxes to be paid. We remind you that our specialists refer to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI).
Legal advice for tax registration
The registration for tax purposes in Doha enters the attention of our legal advisors. Our team of lawyers in Doha is at your disposal with legal advice and support, as the tax registration is an important part of company formation in Qatar. Also, all you need to know about the taxation of companies in Qatar, please address your inquiries to our team.
Setting up branches and subsidiaries in Doha
Company owners from abroad interested in business in Qatar can decide on branches and subsidiaries for registration. These structures are suitable for foreign large companies, plus, there are many tax benefits. You can talk to our lawyers in Doha for advice and guidance about subsidiaries and branches in Qatar.
Support for opening a bank account in Doha
Whether you are a natural person or an entrepreneur in Doha, interested in opening a bank account, you should request the legal advice of our specialists. The formalities of the bank can be explained to you from the start, as we have solutions for any clients interested in opening a bank account in Doha.
Virtual office in Doha
A prestigious business address in Doha, plus tailored services, like call answering and forwarding, secretary services, mail collecting, and forwarding can be part of virtual office packages in Qatar. Your virtual assistant can take care of the daily tasks in the firm, in compliance with the requests of the business owner. Our team of lawyers in Doha can tell you more about the advantages of virtual office services and can help you buy such packages. If you need virtual office or any other legal services in other countries, such as Oman or Kuwait, we can put you in touch with our local partners.
We have also gathered facts and figures about the economy of Qatar that you might find them useful:
- Qatar ranks 77th out of 190 economies in the world, according to the World Bank.
- Approximately USD 31 billion was the total FDI stock for 2019 in Qatar.
- The greenfield investments had a total value of USD 1,581 million in 2019.
- Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and USA are the most important investors in Qatar.
Entrepreneurs who want to start a business in Doha can look for immediate legal advice and assistance from our team of lawyers in Doha. We can represent your business interests and we can help you start a company in Doha in a fast and professional manner. Please contact us for support.