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Morocco takes a step forward in Online Entrepreneurship

Moroccan Parliament approved a new set of laws that allows entrepreneurs to create their enterprise online, including the payment of fees and taxes, the agreement is a good step forward in “Online Entrepreneurship”.

Creating a business is tough, and sometimes it can be more complex, especially if you are not familiar, or you need documentation on how the process goes with the public administrations.

Othman El Ferdaous,  Secretary of State for Investment along with the Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and the Digital Economy, worked on a set of law proposals that the majority approved today at the parliament, these laws are a measure for the promotion of entrepreneurship, framed inside of the employment policies whose aim is to facilitate the process of creating and managing businesses in the Kingdom.

Moroccans will have the ability to create their business online, pay their taxes and fees related to every public administration or institutions.

Beside of course other efforts made to promote entrepreneurship,  Morocco has finally drafted a bill to regulate collaborative financing, colloquially known as crowdfunding, in an unprecedented move in the African region.

According to the Secretary, this step will also affect the position of Morocco at “Doing Business” Global ranked economies.

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Amine Benkeroum

A 26 yo geek from Morocco, who loves innovation, startups, new technologies and meet smart people to improve my skills and build new technologies.

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