Find out here the differences between the MEI Certificate and the CNPJ Card and understand which of the two registration modalities fits best with your reality.
What this article covers:
- What is the MEI Certificate and the CNPJ Card?
- What are the differences between the MEI Certificate and CNPJ Card?
What is the MEI Certificate and the CNPJ Card?
The Individual Microentrepreneur Certificate is a documentation also known as Individual Microentrepreneur Status Certificate(CCMEI) which contains personal information about the company’s owner, as well as the value of the company’s opening investment and the provisional license with a period of six months that can become definitive in case of approval by the local city hall.
The National Legal Entity Registration Card is a document that contains information about the situation of your business. Among other words, the CNPJ Card is the document responsible for proving the existence, as well as the regularity of your service as an Individual Microentrepreneur at the IRS.
What are the differences between the MEI Certificate and CNPJ Card?
The differences between the Individual Microentrepreneur Certificate and the Legal Entity Registration Card are exclusively in the form of presentation.
The National Taxpayer Registration Card contains a series of important information such as your National Taxpayer Registration number, as well as the company name, company address, company e-mail, company telephone number, date on which the company was opened, the corporate reason for opening the company and the date of registration of the company in the MEI system.
Its usefulness is effective for Individual Microentrepreneurs in situations such as the process of opening a current account as a legal entity, requesting a loan and/or financing, registering the company with public bodies, participating in public tenders, as well as the registration of suppliers and payments to be made in installments.
Meanwhile, the Individual Microentrepreneur Certificate is nothing more than proof of the situation of your business as an Individual Microentrepreneur who, because of this, is not allowed to issue an invoice. In other words, you need to have the e-CNPJ Digital Certificate to issue an invoice.
A presentation was made about what it is and what they are the differences between the Individual Microentrepreneur Certificate and the National Register of Legal Entities.