Corporate Governance & Regulation

October 23, 2019

Tax deducted from payments by companies

Under certain circumstances, companies (including non-resident companies trading from a branch or agency in the UK and local authorities) can have a duty to deduct tax in connection with certain payments. In effect the company accounts for all or
October 23, 2019

What is a Close Company?

A Close Company is broadly defined as a company that is controlled by: five or fewer participators or any number of participators who are also directors or where more than half the assets of which would be distributed to five or fewer
October 8, 2019

Changing your company’s year end

There are special rules in place which limit your options to change your company’s year-end date. A company’s year-end date is also known as its ‘accounting reference date’ and is historically set by reference to the date the
October 8, 2019

When overseas companies need to register at Companies House

An overseas company must register with Companies House if they want to set up a place of business or branch in the UK. Generally, this would be if the overseas company had a physical presence in the UK through which it carries on business. If an