We can assist with the incorporation of a Sociedad Anónima (SA) in Uruguay. This company type is most frequently incorporated by international investors.
A Sociedad Anónima is considered to have offshore activities when the company has all its activities outside of Uruguay, nevertheless, it can be managed and domiciled in Uruguay.
Your company name can be in any language, which uses the Latin alphabet, but the registrar may request a Spanish translation. We can check if your selected company name is available and then reserve it for you.
Our Company Formation package includes:
Only one Director is required for your Uruguayan company. There is no restriction on the nationality or residency of the company directors.
Changes of Directors must be registered and communicated to government offices but they do not appear on the public file.
SA's only require one shareholder of any nationality and need not be resident in Uruguay. Shareholder details do not appear on public record.
There is no minimum share capital requirement, the usual share capital is US$5,000.
Uruguay companies must maintain a registered office and registered agent within Uruguay, we can provide a registered office service in Uruguay.
There are no taxes on foreign assets or income, no taxes on distribution of dividends. The only tax due is an annual flat tax (ICOSA) Impuesto de Control de las Sociedades Anónima. Benefits from double tax treaties are also available.
Details of company directors and shareholders are not on public records.
We are able to source Uruguayan ready made companies upon request. All ready made companies are dormant with dormant accounts being filled annually to ensure they have remained in a state of good standing since incorporation.