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Invest in Bulgaria

Updated on Wednesday 18th March 2020

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NameThe foreign businessmen can choose to invest in Bulgaria because of  the many benefits this country has to offer.  There are numerous developed domains and here we mention the agriculture and the tourism sector, the last one being well seen in the past decade due to its major changes.  If you wish to invest in Bulgaria you can solicit help and guidance from our company formation agents.
 

Reasons to invest in Bulgaria

 
The geographic location of Bulgaria makes it an attractive country for all types of businesses. Being strategically located and having important exits at the Black Sea, Bulgaria also offers financial and macroeconomic stability. The taxation system is also an important aspect that you should take into consideration when deciding to invest in Bulgaria. For instance, the profit tax is only 10% and the tax on dividends paid to non-residents is 5%.
 
Bulgaria has the lowest taxation system in the European Union (EU), a strong reason why foreign investors choose to develop businesses here. As a reminder, you can set up a company in Bulgaria in 14 working days after you have prepared the necessary documents. The registration process of a company in Bulgaria is quite easy and our company incorporation representatives will guide you the entire course.
 

Investing in real estate in Bulgaria

 
The real estate investments in Bulgaria increased visibly in 2016, due to all the benefits that the country offers and especially in the fiscal sector. In recent years, Bulgaria has become a popular destination, and businessmen from Russia, Hungary or Ukraine have chosen to invest in Bulgaria in the real estate sector. The low prices for properties and resorts at the Black Sea have become an attraction for many foreign investors, and here we mention an average price of EUR 500 per square meter. Regarding Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, the values do differ a little bit, and the average price goes around EUR 800 per square meter for a residence in the city. The real estate in Bulgaria has a low level of taxation and property request is growing daily.  Take into consideration that all foreign investors who wish to register a company in the country and invest in Bulgaria can obtain guidance and legal assistance from our company formation agents in Bulgaria. You can also receive guidance on the registration process of a business in Bulgaria.
 
The Foreign Investments Agency in Bulgaria controls the main funds made by overseas businessmen, and here we mention the real estate investments, the intellectual property, securities and also equity investments. Due to a proper climate and suitable reforms, Bulgaria offers many opportunities for people who choose to have a business here, all of them being guaranteed by the Bulgarian legislation related to the foreign investments that stipulate fairness and objectivity. Our company formation agents in Bulgaria are able to offer important information and guidelines if you want to make investments in the country. You may also receive details about the company registration procedure in Bulgaria and legislation related to investing in Bulgaria.
 

Details about the Investment Law in Bulgaria

 
People interested in investing in Bulgaria are attracted to the financial and macroeconomic stability in the country and to the liberal investment management. According to the Investment Law in Bulgaria, an overseas investor may be a natural individual with a foreign permanent residence, a legal person without any registration in Bulgaria, or an enterprise without being a legal person. It is good to know that the foreign individuals have the right to start doing business in Bulgaria and to register the companies with the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and the Trade Register.
 
An investor may have the ownership title for certain assets and also limited proprietorship over a property in Bulgaria. The individual has also access to loans, securities, can obtain the intellectual property title and can be the sole owner of a company in the country. The Council of Ministers in Bulgaria is in charge of issuing the permits for individuals with ownership titles over certain properties or assets. You should know that you may not obtain a land proprietorship title.
 

Other important provisions

 
An investor in Bulgaria needs to register the company and pay the taxes if:
 
he generates incomes due to specific investments;
obtains earnings from the sale of the investment good;
has generated incomes through the made investments.
 
Every foreign investor has the possibility to make deposits in foreign currencies with the banks in Bulgaria and can purchase properties. Our experts in company formation in Bulgaria can provide you with information in this matter and can also offer assistance if you want to register a company and invest in Bulgaria. It is good to know that the foreign investors have the same rules and regulations related to the registration procedure of an enterprise as the citizens in Bulgaria, without any specific requirements.
 
 

The ultimate report about foreign direct investments in Bulgaria

 
If we talk about numbers, it is good to know that last year, the FDI (foreign direct investments) meant EUR 1,183,000 which involved 2.8 of GDP (gross domestic product). The significant domains for FDI in Bulgaria are real estate, energy and tourism. The financial services sector has also developed in the last years (13.9% growth), and has been a major magnet to many overseas investors
 
If you want to invest in Bulgaria, or if you need detailed information about how to open a business in this country, you can contact our company formation consultants in Bulgaria.
 

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