limited company Articles

Choosing a company name for your new business can often be a complex decision with you having to avoid similarly named businesses and exclude banned words such as implying you are a Government Body or a member of an industry/trade body (i.e. the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) control the use of the term Chartered Accountant).

As a contractor you may well get invited by your end clients to join in their Christmas activities but as a contractor working through your own limited company there may be some tax breaks possible for holding your own.

A proposal to introduce a special new type of limited company called a “Freelancer Limited Company” has been submitted to the Chancellor of Exchequer by The Association of Independent Professionals and Self-Employed the IPSE (formerly PCG – Professional  Contractors Group)

If you are a contractor looking at trading for your own limited company how important is your company name especially in relation to IR35?

If you are a contractor looking to trade through your own limited company or personal services company (PSC) but are unable to open a business bank account because of a poor credit history then PayMatters can help.

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At Umbrella we provide accountancy services for small owner managed limited companies and as part of this service we often act as the registered office making it easier for us to monitor Companies House and Tax Notices that require actioning.

If you are a contractor or freelancer working through your own limited company it can be useful to know that legislation exists to ensure that you, as a small or medium sized business (SME), are paid promptly for the work you perform.

Social workers operating through their own limited companies may fall under the HMRC spotlight as they look at sectors they consider to fall foul of IR35.

The number of insolvencies expected to affect UK companies is set to rise, according to analysts at bankruptcy-insolvency.co.uk, an established debt advice service. With more businesses failing to budget accordingly for HMRC liabilities, many SMEs (smal and medium sized enterprises) could be pushed over the edge.

If you are a contractor working through your own personal services limited company or employed through an umbrella company then it is important that if you missed the 31st January deadline for submitting your tax return (online) that you submit by the end of April.

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