Representative Office in Korea

Representative Office in Korea

Foreign companies seeking to test the Korean market can set up liaison offices for this purpose. Also known as a representative office, this is a non-corporate form suitable for specific activities with limited character only. Below, our company formation officers in South Korea explain the procedure to create a liaison…
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Payroll in South Korea

Payroll in South Korea

Opening a company in Korea implies apart from registration having the manpower to operate it. While hiring employees is not difficult, keeping track of their activities, paying their wages and registering annual leaves, as well as other actions associated with their work implies setting up the payroll. Below, our local…
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Employee/ Personnel Relocation to South Korea

Employee/ Personnel Relocation to South Korea

Employee relocation to South Korea is possible through a special category of visa, namely the D permit. The procedure is not complicated, however, it requires attention from both the employer and the workers, as there are certain formalities to complete. Below, our local specialists explain the main procedure related to…
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VAT Registration in South Korea

VAT Registration in South Korea

With no less than 8 years ago, Korea decided to simplify its taxation system related to indirect levies with their replacement with the value added tax (VAT) in 1977. Now, in order to sell goods and products here, one is required to apply for VAT registration in South Korea. The…
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Immigrate to Korea

Immigrate to Korea

Foreign citizens who want to immigrate to South Korea can apply for specific visas for short-term stays or residence permits that enable them to live here longer. The decision should be made in accordance with one’s goals and qualifications. No matter the way you decide to migrate to Korea, our lawyers are at your…
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Accounting Services in South Korea

Accounting Services in South Korea

We have a mixed team of Korean company formation and accountants in South Korea who can support you in various matters. Living and/or having a company in Korea implies paying taxes here. For this purpose, there are various accounting requirements to comply with. If for Korean citizens things are much simpler, foreigners…
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Hire Korean Workforce

Hire Korean Workforce

According to the Ministry of Employment and Labor of Korea, in 2017, there were around 26 million working individuals in the country, with an employment rate of around 66.5%.  The total unemployment rate of 3.8% which was registered in January 2017 was much lower than that of young individuals, which was…
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Obtaining Residence Permit in Korea

Obtaining Residence Permit in Korea

One of the wealthiest countries in the world, South Korea has attracted more than one million of expats who mostly live in Seoul. If you intend to become one of them, our company formation advisors in Korea present, in this article, a few key aspects related to obtaining a residence permit in Korea.…
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Holding Companies in Korea

Holding Companies in Korea

An individual who intends to obtain approval from the local authorities to set up a holding company in Korea or to change an existing legal entity into a holding company has to submit to the Fair Trade Commission an application which contains certain information. In this article, our company formation advisors in Korea explain different aspects…
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Changing Company Types in Korea

Changing Company Types in Korea

If you want to change company types in Korea, the way to do this is by closing up the existing company and setting up a new one under the form that you require. In this article, our company formation agents in Korea present different aspects related to this subject. Most common legal entities…
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