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The Complete Guide to Setting Up Your Limited Company in 6 Easy Steps

by | Apr 30, 2020 | Running a business

Even during these troubled and uncertain Coronavirus times, starting a small business is an exciting step. It puts you firmly in control of your own destiny and earning power while also being a very tax-efficient way to work. If you’re thinking about starting you own company, have a look at our complete guide for setting up your limited company.
Bear in mind that you can always use our limited company formation service – we will help you get everything properly set up so that you can concentrate on the task of building up your client base.

The guide covers:

  • How to register your business as a company.
  • What our you financial responsibilities.
  • Your legal obligations as a company director.
  • How to efficiently manage your company’s finances.
  • The main taxes you need to consider.
  • Paying yourself – salary, dividends and tax rates.

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Limited Company

Used by thousands of limited companies and contractors, you get unlimited accounting support and advice, easy-to-use online accounting software all for a single fixed monthly fee. This package also includes our Flex solution to allow seamless switching between a limited company and Umbrella plus free insurance*

Growing Company

Our fully bespoke accounting service for limited companies that are growing or in need of additional services. This package includes a dedicated bookkeeper and payroll solutions for multiple employees together with fully pro-active support and advice and face-to-face meetings via video conferencing.  If you need that extra hands-on service, this is perfect for you.

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