Limited Company Help

Thinking of setting up a limited company, or are you a seasoned company owner?

LCH contains concise guides to everything from company formation to dealing with tax and taking on your first employees. 

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Claiming back pre-formation costs from your limited company

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

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Tax & Accounting

How to choose a limited company accountant

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?

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Business Guides

20 questions to ask before you set up a new business

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.

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Tax & Accounting

How are limited company dividends taxed?

Limited companies may decide to distribute their retained profits to shareholders. It is a popular method of drawing down funds by directors. Here, we look at how dividends are taxed, and how to ensure that you declare dividends correctly.

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