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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Expenses

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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Expenses

Company Car Tax – how does it work?

You may have considered purchasing a car via your own limited company. However, before you go ahead, you should consider the tax implications of using a company car for your own personal use, compared to the option of simply claiming back mileage costs of using your own car whilst on business.

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Insurance

Private Medical Insurance for limited company owners

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?

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