Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration E-services Registru Chamber

Useful information

Business climate

Moldova ranks highly in leading international business-climate rankings.

Business platforms

Free economic zones, offering:

Industrial parks, offering:

Information technology parks, offering:

Taxation

Moldova has one of the most competitive tax systems in the region and has 48 operational tax treaties in place, which safeguard against double taxation with other jurisdictions.

Moldova has one of the most competitive tax systems in the region and has 48 operational tax treaties in place, which safeguard against double taxation with other jurisdictions.

Real estate and wealth taxes are charged for residents of Moldova. Wealth tax is charged on taxpayer’s wealth in the form of residential real estate, including holiday cottages (except for land plots), if a) the total estimated value is EUR 1.5 million or more and b) the total area is 120 m2 or more. The wealth tax rate is 0.8% of the taxable base.

The standard VAT rate is 20%, while the reduced rate is 8%. The recent fiscal reform established a unique tax rate on the income of individuals and legal entities at the level of 12%.

Other useful information regarding doing business in Moldova is available via the Investment Agency of the Republic of Moldova. See ‘Useful links’ below.

Useful Links

Government of Republic of Moldova
https://gov.md/en


Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Moldova
http://mf.gov.md/en


Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova
http://www.mfa.gov.md/start-page-en/
http://www.mfa.gov.md/bilateral-cooperation-en/


Ministry of Health, Labour, and Social Protection of the Republic of Moldova
http://msmps.gov.md/en


Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of the Republic of Moldova
https://mei.gov.md/en


Public Service Agency of the Republic of Moldova
http://asp.gov.md/en


Investment Agency of the Republic of Moldova
http://miepo.md/


Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises Sector Development (ODIMM)
https://odimm.md/en.html


Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova (CCI)
http://chamber.md/en/