Although Lithuania is not an offshore country, non-residents often open businesses here. The jurisdiction opens up many commercial opportunities for entrepreneurs and offers favorable tax rates for business development. The financial sector of Lithuania is quite well developed, in particular, the jurisdiction is friendly and progressive towards electronic means of payment. To fully conduct activities related to e-money, you must obtain a special EMI license.
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Lithuania is a country in Europe that offers good conditions for FinTech enterprises wishing to license an EMI firm for business in the EU. The features and advantages of establishing and licensing this kind of company there are as follows.
Lithuania has a well-developed Fintech sector, offering good business conditions, a stable economic situation and effective political mechanisms. There are 39 payment companies and 74 EMI firms operating in the jurisdiction. In total, more than 230 firms conduct their finance-related activities in this country.
The jurisdiction strongly supports Fintech firms during the first 12 months of their operation. In addition, the Central Bank provides the opportunity for developers of new financial products to test them in reality under the leadership of the Central Bank.
Lithuanian law offers financial companies to obtain one of the following types of licenses:
It is important that the country distinguishes 2 main types of licensing – EMI and PI. But at the same time, regulatory authorities often recommend the first type.
Our specialists are ready to help you obtain any type of permit and take on all the most complex aspects of licensing. In addition, we offer a high quality consulting service range. Our lawyers will tell you why you should register a brokerage company in Serbia, open a crypto business in Estonia, become a casino owner in Malta and much more.
The jurisdiction is attracting more and more investors from different parts of the world. Innovation is constantly evolving here, making the financial industry more accessible and simplified. Obtaining a license for a financial business in Lithuania is a mandatory condition for the further operation of companies that are engaged in:
Before applying to the Central Bank of Lithuania with an application for licensing a company, you must first familiarize yourself with all the nuances and collect a full package of documents. Any error in filling out the paperwork or lack of information may result in refusal to issue a license. Our lawyers are passionate about helping you along the way.
In order for the regulatory authorities of the jurisdiction to issue you the appropriate permit to operate in Lithuania, you must fulfill all the requirements for the company to comply with this license:
The company must appoint a manager, a board of directors, a management board and hold a meeting of shareholders. Before appointing managers, it is necessary to submit their resume to the regulator for approval.
The following documents must be submitted with the application for a license:
Our specialists will help you accurately collect all the required certificates, extracts and related papers, and will also advise you in detail on all the nuances of obtaining an EMI-license.
Since the demand for financial services is constantly increasing, EMI-companies in Lithuania have very good development prospects, the main thing is to properly register the business and obtain all the required permits. The experienced lawyers of our firm will help you with this.
According to the standard, income tax in Lithuania is 15%. All profits of the enterprise are taxed:
When calculating tax rates, all expenses that are associated with the operation of the company are deducted.
Tax on dividends is also 15%. But at the legal level you can get benefits for holdings. The EMI-company in Lithuania has the right to pay dividends without paying tax exclusively to legal entities if the company owns at least 10% of the shares of the subsidiary for 12 months. The benefit cannot be used if the company that distributes the dividends has not paid the 15% income tax.
Dividends for companies that are residents of Europe are at a zero rate. There is a tax on interest – 15%, but companies that employ less than 10 people and receive an income of less than 1 million Lithuanian litas per year pay a reduced rate – 5%.
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We guarantee the quality of our work and quick results. The company’s employees will take care of all organizational issues and assistance with regulatory authorities.
The price of licensing a financial company in Lithuania is calculated individually, depending on the business goals and the number of services provided. Our lawyers will draw up a full estimate for all services before the start of cooperation, so that you know exactly what to expect. All calculations will be made with the maximum savings of your budget.
Our company has been in the licensing market for a long time, so it has managed to gain a wonderful reputation and many satisfied customers. We guarantee professionalism and quality of work in cooperation. Our task is to find an individual solution for each client in order to optimize the budget as much as possible and license your business in a short time.
The lawyers of our company will do everything possible to simplify the work of your enterprise as much as possible and quickly obtain all the required permits for doing business.
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