Checklist: Creation of a limited partnership

A certain number of criteria need to be respected when founding a limited partnership. The compulsory steps are listed below.

  • Budget for start-up costs
  • Tax advice and calculation of tax associated with start-up
  • Determine the corporate name (clarify with the cantonal commercial register)
  • Draw up a partnership agreement
  • Register with the trade register
  • Register with the Old-Age and Survivor Insurance (OSI) pension fund
  • If you have employees: register with the AVC compensation fund and take out compulsory LPP and LAA insurance policies
  • Determine whether you are liable for VAT. If so, register with the Federal Tax Administration

Last modification 15.02.2020

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