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Administrative, accounting and tax consultancy

We provide specialist support activities in the administrative, accounting and tax fields to individual companies, partnerships and corporations, non-profit organizations and individuals.

Corporate and Corporate Governance consultancy

Our experts in corporate and corporate governance consultancy are specialized in the care and handling of all the necessary practices for the opening of new business activities, corporate restructuring, operations on corporate capital and the organic structure of companies (corporate offices, advice, assemblies, etc.). We advise you and assist in the management of relations with CDA and board of statutory auditors.

  • Choice of the best corporate structure for tax and legal purposes, assistance and opening of the activity;
  • Establishment of a company and holding company;
  • Extraordinary business operations
    (mergers, demergers, transformations, liquidations, etc.);
  • Capital operations (increases, reductions, etc.);
  • Assumptions of offices as statutory auditor and statutory auditor;
  • Drafting of deeds, private and preliminary writings;
  • Contracts relating to the purchase, sale or exchange of companies;
  • Sale of shares, shares, assets, individual assets;
  • Withdrawal and exclusion of members;
  • Consultation in the shareholders agreements and in the generational passages.

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  • Administrative, accounting and tax consultancy

  • Corporate and Corporate Governance consultancy

  • Financial advice

  • Consultancy for the internationalization of companies

  • Strategic and management consulting

  • Human resources management and training

  • Legal and contractual advice
  • Not for profit organizations
  • Advice to individuals

At the service of businesses

The constant customer orientation and the deep knowledge of its needs led Snaidero to enhance and develop the professional level of its employees by putting a valuable asset at the service of companies.

Corporate and Corporate Governance consultancy

We advise you and assist in the management of relations with CDA and board of statutory auditors.

Consultancy for the internationalization of companies

We explore opportunities beyond our borders to strategically plan your business abroad. The current economic-financial market is global: a company that intends to participate must know how to move within legislations that are often very different from the national one.

Strategic and management consulting

We develop new business strategies and business models, verifying the conditions of feasibility and growth, present and future. We assist our client in the processes of economic, financial and organizational development through diversified analysis of each company sector.

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it is able to offer businesses, individuals, institutions, organizations and non-profit organizations all the necessary support .

Consulting by experienced professionals

The growing need of companies to respond to the pressing changes required by the market for its evolution towards the increasingly “new” has brought with it the openness towards diversification of activities.

The most immediate consequence is the need for “experts” of the various subjects to which they can turn for in-depth analysis of company projects, but also to comply with any regulatory obligations in each sector explored. To be competitive, it is necessary to acquire adequate skills and knowledge : this is done through the specialization of internal staff or by turning to a company consultancy company.

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Open a shop: what you need, how to do it, costs and financing

Before opening a shop you need to define what you are going to do: the product you sell, the position, the analysis of the local situation will be fundamental.

By contacting your Chamber of Commerce, you will find support from professionals who will guide you to open a shop. The standard bureaucratic phases have been very simplified over time.

Open a shop: which permits are needed?

Today, thanks to the Bersani Decree (No. 114 of 31/03/1998) the legislation has been simplified, it speaks, in fact, of “liberalized trade”. According to  Irene Tinagli , professor of Business Economics at the Carlos III University of Madrid, “liberalizing a market simply means creating the conditions for more people or operators to operate. In other words it means lowering the barriers to entry to this market and breaking off any monopolies “ .

This does not alter the fact that to open a shop, specific requirements and regulations are also necessary according to the activity to be carried out. The first step is to contact an accountant and then go to a notary to set up a company. You will then send the communication to the City  logonvia:

  • the COM 1 model ;
  • the COM 2 model ;
  • the opening of a tax position (VAT number) by the person or company created for the activity;
  • the opening of social security and insurance positions (Inps and Inail);
  • The declaration of commencement of activity (DIA) to be sent to the Municipality at least 30 days before.

Open a shop in Italy: the bureaucracy

Notwithstanding that there may be specific regulations, regional or municipal (I suggest you keep up to date with your accountant); today, thanks to the Bersani Decree, the bureaucracy has been simplified.

To open a shop, the registration in the register REC (Commercial Merchants Register) is mandatory only for those who open or manage categories such as bars, restaurants or hotels. In addition, if you are dealing with food products you must attend a course on hygiene and the rules that regulate the conservation of food, organized by the Chamber of Commerce, with passing by examination. Those who worked for a food retailer for the last five years are exempted.

If you want to open a shop in the tobacco sector , instead, you are obliged to license because you are selling products subject to Monopoly of State.

If the store space is less than 250 square meters (for municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants) or 150 square meters (for those with more than 10,000), you will need to fill in the SCIA, Communication of Initiation Activities to the Mayor, in which you declare that you will follow the legislation that regulates your sector of belonging. The rule of silence is valid : if within 90 days the municipality does not answer officially, you can still open the shop.

Always in order to facilitate and encourage competition, all product categories have been grouped into food and non-food products. There is no longer even the old obligation of minimum distance between the same stores, today two restaurants can open one next to the other. A further division of the sales exercises is given by the size of the surface:

  • neighborhood exercise (which does not exceed 250 square meters);
  • medium-sized sales structures (between 250 square meters and 2500 square meters);
  • large sales structures (over 2500 square meters).

Open a shop to the public: the characteristics of the room

Pay close attention to this passage on the suitability of the premises for your future store. In addition to choosing a space that is strategic, easily accessible, possibly with parking and windows that give visibility, it is important to ensure that it meets all the rules. There are municipalities that impose limits on the type of activity, depending on the area in which you would like to open a shop.

Even the original intended use is fundamental: in a historical moment in which restoration and vintage is a trend, an old warehouse can become a shop, but it is necessary to change the intended use. Do not forget, also because otherwise you would risk closure and very high fines, that your premises must respect and follow the ASL rules.

The contacts after an inspection, release a consent. For the methods and characteristics informed at the ASL of your area.

What to do to open a shop? Administrative obligations

The obligations required by law are:

  • opening the VAT position;
  • Chamber of Commerce, INAIL and INPS registration.

To all these organizations your accountant will communicate the precise date of the beginning of your activity.

Open a shop, but what kind?

Open an online store

In the article How to open an online store  you can read specifically the actions to be performed. A trend that has been ridden both by independent traders and by large franchises and on which it is worth betting.

Open a flea market

Also of this theme we have treated all the details in the article How to open a flea market . A trend that has been ridden both by independent traders and by large franchises and on which it is worth betting.

Open a business

The difficulties in finding a stable job and the countless commercial possibilities offered by the network are pushing more people to try to open their own business. Creating an activity from nothing, however, is not an easy task, but a challenge to be faced with tenacity and awareness.

Preliminary advice for the less experienced

The opening of a business, especially by young people, is an important moment: we play a lot, sometimes everything, with the ambition that betting in one’s intuition is the right choice. It is therefore essential to have clear ideas to open a business.

Upstream of a good business idea there is, in fact, always a thorough study aimed at identifying the key elements of your project: from the choice of which activity should open, up to the one on which to open the business. You can not wake up one morning all of a sudden and think I want to open a store! >>. Or rather, it can be done, if the choice has been well thought out previously.

Never forget, in fact, that rash decisions can also determine huge and unexpected costs to open a shop. It is always good to be informed, then, for example, about the existence of facilities for the opening of a shop or a specific business. In this sense, public authorities (territorial as well as European) try to meet those who decide to “start their own business”, through the provision, for example, of tax relief or exceptional grants.

Finally, a clarification is necessary: ​​even opening an online store has costs. Exactly like real ones, even virtual stores, to stand out and win the competition, must be set up by serious professionals and their contents need to be advertised to the fullest. It is difficult to imagine to succeed without an investment to support the company.

This was a necessary premise because, net of legal and market rules, the competence and conviction of those who act remain the determining factors for the success of each project.

How to open a business

Let’s try now to see how to open a shop or start a business in compliance with current legislation.

It has been mentioned in the premise that in recent years in Italy progress has been made in the sense of making easier the conditions for opening a business.

This simplification process began in 1998 with the introduction of the so-called Bersani Decree (Legislative Decree No. 114/1998), a normative basis on which Government and Parliament have intervened on several occasions.

The clear change between the “before” and the “after” lies in the fact that now anyone who decides to open a business or a business no longer has the burden of acquiring all the licenses that the law, however, previously provided as mandatory. In the past, in fact, it was not allowed to open an activity without the necessary licenses that were issued by the Administrative Bodies.

For some businesses, the compulsory licenses and permits are still required: it is therefore necessary to read up well (or, even better, contact a professional) to make sure you act in the law.

Performing prior checks to grant licenses and authorizations allowed the State Administration to verify, even before the opening, that the commercial activity during the start-up phase had been set in compliance with the applicable rules: it was therefore necessary to obtain licenses related to the structure, to staff, services offered etc.

What is SCIA

Today, the simplification process has intervened, to start a commercial activity no longer need many of the formalities that were once necessary. It is mandatory to acquire only licenses that require discretionary assessments by the Administration or which are inherent to landscape, environmental or cultural constraints.

Apart from these aspects, in order to start up one’s own business, it is now sufficient to present a certified declaration to the Municipality of reference, indicating the forthcoming opening of the activity and declaring that it possesses all the requisites to be able to undertake it. This declaration is called SCIA (Certified Activity Report).

The change in perspective is clear and obvious: it is no longer the State to check that the private respects the rules, but it is the private entrepreneur, when he opens an activity, to certify to the Public Authorities to do so in compliance of the law.

The SCIA has in fact taken the place of many of the licenses and authorizations that, in need of preventive examinations, slowed down the companies in their launch phase.

It is now up to the City Council the burden, in the 60 days following the receipt of the SCIA, to verify that what is declared by the new trader corresponds to the truth.

The declaration must be delivered to the SUAP (One-Stop Shop for Productive Activities) of the competent Municipality, duly completed in its entirety. The self-certifications with which to prove that they are completely in order to open their business must be attached.

There are in fact the requisites to have to start a new business or open a shop and can relate so much to the entrepreneur (moral requirements, for example) as the activity that will be exercised (think of the building permits or environmental of any shop ).

The contents of the SCIA and its attachments, as well as the documents to open a shop, can obviously vary according to the specific type of activity: opening a grocery store is different from opening a clothing store, both in form and substance.

The procedure for the delivery of the SCIA is now electronic, all the forms to be completed with the relevant instructions for drafting are published on the official website of each Municipality (for the City of Milan ). Once completed and signed, they must then be sent, as mentioned, to the SUAP of the competent Municipality via Certified Electronic Mail.

How to register the activity in the Business Register

For all commercial activities, even for those wishing to open an individual company, it is also mandatory to register with the Chamber of Commerce in the Register of Companies. The Registry is like a database of commercial activities, it contains all the relevant data about the “commercial life” of each company.

Registration is simple: it is carried out electronically through the submission of the Single Communication (“ComUnica”), a document to which digital signature is attached and to be transmitted to the Register of Companies of the competent Chamber of Commerce.

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