Choosing the right type of business structure (also known as “legal entity”) is a key decision when registering a business. The business structure will affect the taxes payable, accounting, financing, ability of business expansion and personal liability of directors.
Key types of Business Structures in Singapore
- Representative Office
- Incorporated Company
- Limited Liability Partnership
- Limited Partnership
- Sole Proprietorship
Only foreign companies have the option to register a subsidiary, a branch office, or a representative office in Singapore.
Diagram of Business Vehicles in Singapore