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If you want to sell your company at some time in the future, how do you know what it is worth? Even if you don’t use ‘traditional valuation methods’ when conducting a sale, it is vital to be able to demonstrate to a would-be buyer that you have an accurate and robust knowledge of all
If you provide professional personal services to clients, you will almost certainly have heard of PI insurance and may have been asked what level of cover you have by a potential client before being awarded a contract. But what exactly is professional indemnity insurance, what does it insure you against, and do you really need
A statement of capital is an official form which gives details of a company’s issued shares and their status at a specific date. It’s part of the documentation that has to be completed during the company incorporation process.
You are assigned a tax code by HMRC so the correct amount of tax can be deducted from your earnings by your employer. Tax codes are typically issued between January and March each year, but at other times as well if there’s a change in your circumstances.
The Intermediaries Legislation (IR35) has been a thorn in the side of limited companies who provide professional services since 2000. Here, we look at what IR35 is, and how to ensure that your company falls outside its scope.
Setting up a private limited company is perhaps simpler than you may think. You can incorporate yourself, or use a professional to do this for you. Here we look at what you need to form a company, and how the process works.
Corporation tax is charged on the profits of all UK-based companies, such as limited companies and foreign companies with offices or branches in Britain.
As anyone who has started their own business knows, it can be a costly exercise with a range of expenses to absorb before you’re officially up and running. The bills can quickly add up and typically, these have to be paid from your personal funds. The question is: can you claim any of these expenses
A good accountant can not only save your company money, but will also provide reassurance that your financial affairs are being looked after, tax deadlines are being met, and potential problems are spotted in advance. So, if you’re starting up a new business, what should you look out for when choosing a limited company accountant?
There are many types of expenditure you will incur whilst running a limited company, however which expenses can you legitimately claim against your company’s tax bill?
Running your own small company can be the most rewarding experience for many – but there are risks involved, and many small businesses fail within the first few years. Good preparation is essential to give you the best chance of building a long-lasting and thriving business.
As the owner of a small company, you may be considering buying private medical insurance (PMI) for yourself or offering it to your employees as part of a remuneration package. But what, exactly, does health insurance cover, and should you pay for it yourself or via your limited company?
As the well-known saying puts it, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, which is definitely where inheritance tax (IHT) comes in. But what exactly is IHT, and is there anything you can do to mitigate the effects of this on an estate?
Going self-employed as a sole trader, or setting up your own limited company are the two most popular ways to start up a new business. However, there are significant differences between these two types of business structure which you can compare here.