Register the company in the Mercantile Registry, obtain the certificate of existence and legal representation, register the company’s books and register with the National Tax Authority (DIAN) at the Business Services Center (CAE) of the Chamber of Commerce
The CAE makes it possible to complete the following procedures simultaneously at a single location:
1. Register the company and the commercial establishment (if applicable) at the Mercantile Registry
2. Obtain a copy of the certificate of existence and legal representation
3. Register the company’s books
4. Register the company in the Unified Tax Registry (RUT) of the DIAN and obtain the Tax Identification Number (NIT)
The company’s books are submitted to the Chamber of Commerce for the pages to be subscribed and numbered. A form requesting the books is filled out and the amount is paid directly at the cashier booth. If the company completes the company establishment procedure using the website www.crearempresa.com.co, it may at the same time request registration of the books, without having to wait for the company to be registered first.
At the CAE the entrepreneur has the option of drafting the a private incorporation document through the Internet page www.crearempresa.com.co. Likewise if the he opts to draft the document personally, he gets assistance so he can further send the documents to the notaries that have agreements with the Chamber of Commerce of Ibagué. If the procedure is completed through Internet the registration forms are free.
COP 1,521,310 [COP 718,010: departmental registration tax (0.7% of the company’s initial capital); COP 665,000: commercial license (133.92% of the legal minimum monthly wage); COP 83,000: rate for the business establishment; COP 26,000: registration at the Chamber of Commerce and registration of the document of incorporation; COP 3,500: certificate of existence and legal representation; COP 25,800: cost to register the company’s books (COP 8,600 each book)]