Registration of a limited company

Registration and operation of a limited company.

To register and run a private limited company you have to:

  • Incorporate a limited company and provide it with a capital.
  • Choose a unique name for your company
  • Prepare the company documentation needed for registration or file an online application if you setting up your company electronically.
  • Appoint the company officers.
  • Provide the registered office address.
  • Register your company with Companies House.
  • If you intend to start trading then you have to register your limited company with HM Revenue & Customs for corporation tax.
  • Comply with the disclosure and inspection requirements imposed on limited companies.
  • File the annual Confirmation Statement to Companies House.
  • ¬†Maintain accounts and keep company books.
  • Calculate and pay Corporation Tax to HMRC.
  • If necessary Register for VAT with HMRC.
  • ¬†Establish whether your company has to pay the local Business Rates.


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