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FAQ Tag: Share Capital

What to do with negative share capital?

The Estonian Commercial Code states that it needs to be raised.

If a private limited company has less than half of its share capital or less than the amount of share capital specified in § 136 of this Code or the other minimum amount of share capital provided by the law, the shareholders shall decide:

1) Reduction or increase of share capital

2) The dissolution, merger, division or transformation of a private limited company

3) Submission of a bankruptcy petition

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When do I have to pay up share capital?

The Estonian Business Law provides two bases for this.

Either pay it during the establishment process or pay it later. So a company can be set up without an immediate share capital down payment.

The shareholder shall pay for the share in full within one year, but at the latest share capital must be paid when dividends will be paid. No share capital paid, no dividends.

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