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UK Company

societe offshore UK

Our Service

  • Your Company in the UK in 10 days.*
  • The most competitive price, in complete transparency.
  • Client private data protection via secured systems.
  • A dedicated manager available throughout the year.
  • Your company and its application for a bank account, including eBanking and credit card. Opening by correspondence.
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UK Company, ideal for:



Good to Know

UK companies can be used in tandem with an offshore company to enjoy a tax rate of less than 5%. This type of structure is commonly known as an "Agency Company", where an onshore company acts as nominee or agent for an offshore principal. This set-up offers an onshore “face” with all the offshore benefits.


UK Company main characteristics:

Company type
Private Limited Company.
Governing corporate legislationUK companies are regulated under the Companies Act 2006. The UK Companies House is the governing authority.
Information published relating to company officersUpon registration of the company, the names of company officers will appear on public record. Nominee officers can be used to avoid the client's name appearing.
Accounting requirement
Accounts and tax filing must be submitted by year-end.
Taxation
A tax rate of 21% applies for profits below £300k. For profits exceeding £300k a bracket applies (see http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/rates/corp.htm for details).
Standard currency
GBP
Time to form
The UK has a fast and efficient registry. Company formation can be processed electronically within a day.
Stability
Very stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation.
Communication
Good communication means.
Time zone
Convenient time zone (GMT).
Secretary required
Yes
Paid up capital requirement
Minimum share capital: £1.
Basis of legal system
Under Common Law.
Minimum directors/shareholders
Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder.
Bearer shares
Bearer shares are not permitted.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE CREATION OF THE COMPANY
A certified copy Certification of the passport can be made by a notary, bank, lawyer or accountant. Kindly consult your dedicated account manager at SFM to obtain precise information. of your passport (or identity card), as well as a proof of domicile dated less than three month, a bank reference letter, a Curriculum vitae and a signed business plan.**

General information on UK

Companies set up in the United Kingdom have the advantage of a low tax rate (21%) while still being European and being able to have a VAT number.

UK companies can also be used in tandem with an offshore company to reduce the tax rate to less than 5%. This type of structure is commonly known as an "Agency Company". UK company incorporation can usually be processed same day.

* Subject to the constraints of the due diligence procedure.
** Documents must be provided for every person related to the company.
Disclaimer: Nothing on this webpage shall be construed as a contractual commitment or as a warranty. Services conditions are governed by the applicable terms and conditions.



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