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Legal forms of business enterprise

Doing business is an activity carried on independently by an entrepreneur in his own name and on his own responsibility with the purpose of gaining profit.

An entrepreneur, pursuant to the Act No. 513/1991 Coll. Commercial Code ("Commercial Code”), is:

  • a person entered in the Commercial Register
  • a person conducting business on the basis of a trade licence
  • a person conducting business on the basis of an authorisation other than a trade licence, subject to special regulations
  • a natural person engaging in family farming and registered pursuant to a special regulation, the so-called self-employed farmer

It is possible to do business as a natural person:

  • natural person not entered into the Commercial Register
  • natural person entered into the Commercial Register

Click: Natural persons - entrepreneurs

 It is also possible to do business as a legal entity, in particular:

  • corporation
  • cooperative society

Click: Corporations and cooperative society

RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Act No. 455/1991 Coll. the Trade Licensing Act
Act No. 311/2001 Coll. the Labour Code
Act No. 513/1991 Coll. the Commercial Code
Act No. 222/2004 Coll. on Income taxes
Act No. 289/1995 Coll. on the Value Added Tax
Act No. 431/2002 Coll. on Accounting
Act No.145/1995 Coll. on Administrative Charges
Act No. 404/2011 Coll. on Residence of Foreign Nationals
Act No. 530/2003 Coll. on the Commercial Register and on the Amendment of Specific Acts

 


 

 

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