One of the questions you must investigate concerns your choice of legal form for your company. Will it be a Private Limited Company (BV), a sole trader (EZ) or a professional partnership? Or will it be a foundation or association? On Bonaire, the applicable legalisation varies per legal form. There are pros and cons to all those legal forms, depending on the situation. There are, for example, differences in type (legal entities and non-legal-entities), differences in incorporation costs, whether you need to call in a civil-notary or not, etc. The most important differences between the most commonly used legal forms are present in the following two graphs (in Dutch):
It is a good idea to make sure you understand the advantages and disadvantages before you start. If you make an appointment with one of our advisors at the Chamber of Commerce, we can tell you more.
Of course, you can do all that is necessary from home too. For instance, you can decide which legal form will suit your future company best.