The form of enterprise matters

The main forms of enterprise in Finland are a private trader, a limited liability company, a cooperative, a general partnership and a limited partnership. The most common forms are private trader and limited liability company.

The choice of form of enterprise is affected, for example, by:

  • the number of founders
  • the need for equity and its availability
  • responsibilities and decision making
  • the attitude of the financiers
  • taxation

The business advisors and experts of the Enterprise Agencies will assist yuo in finding the perfect form of enterprise for you.