Limited partnership in Poland
Registering a limited partnership in Poland
In order to register a limited partnership in Poland you must have at least one ‘general partner’ and one ‘limited partner’. General and limited partners have different responsibilities and levels of liability for debts the partnership may not pay our of its assets. All partners pay tax on their share of the profits.
Below you will find information that you need to decide on before registering a limited partnership in Poland:
- choose a name – business name of a limited partnership must include surname(s) of one or more of general partners and an additional designation of “spółka komandytowa”;
- have a registered address (also known as your principal place of business);
- appoint general partner – GP has unlimited liability for the partnership’s obligations towards the partnership’s creditors. GP has complete management control of the limited partnership;
- appoint a limited partner(s) – sometimes referred to as “silent partner” – in other words, LP can make investments in the company but have no voting power or control over its day-to-day business. LP has limited liability for the partnership’s obligations towards the partnership’s creditors
- register at National Court Register.
The limited partnership structure offers liability protection up to the amount of the investment for the company’s limited partners.
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