At least two persons are required to form a general partnership. This legal form is particularly suitable for personal companies.
The partners of the general partnership are liable with their private assets for the debts of the company.
Commercial Registry Office: CHF 200.- to 300.-
|Liability||Personal liability of the partners|
|Relationship between the shareholders||A partnership agreement can regulate certain points (e.g. distribution of profits and losses)|
|Name||Fantasy name + KLG|
|Social security||Self-employed, i.e. AHV deduction from company profits|
|Bookkeeping||Double-entry accounting from CHF 500,000.- turnover per year|
Further information on the general partnership (KLG)
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