- Your Company in the UK in 10 days.
- The most competitive price, in complete transparency.
- Complete confidentiality.
- A dedicated manager available throughout the year.
- Your company with a bank account, including eBanking and credit card. Opening by correspondence.
UK Company, ideal for:
- Holding intellectual property rights
- For the custody of real estate
- For inheritance purposes
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:
||Private Limited Company.|
|Governing corporate legislation||UK companies are regulated under the Companies Act 2006. The UK Companies House is the governing authority.|
|Information published relating to company officers||Upon 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.|
||Accounts and tax filing must be submitted by year-end.|
||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).|
|Time to form
||The UK has a fast and efficient registry. Company formation can be processed electronically within a day.|
||Very stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation.|
||Good communication means.|
||Convenient time zone (GMT).|
|Paid up capital requirement
||Minimum share capital: £1.|
|Basis of legal system
||Under Common Law.|
||Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder.|
||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 UKCompanies 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.
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