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Incorporation of an English Company

Incorporation of an English company and flagThe British companies present a number of attractive features in our tax-planning solutions, whether related to business or holding activities.
The quality of our local partners – accountants, auditors, bankers – is an essential criterion when choosing incorporation of English companies.

Business Activities
Taxes on profits range from 21% to 29.75%.
Taxes on profits may be reduced under certain conditions by reaching agency agreements with offshore companies.

Holding activities
The benefit of the Parent-Subsidiary regime allows optimising dividend management, i.e. no taxes on dividends received by the English holding company, and no tax withholdings on dividends paid by the English company to its shareholders.

Method of registration: The articles must be signed by the founders. The founders have no particular qualifications

Type of company: Private limited company par actions
Statutory  source: Common Law Companies Act, 1985 and Companies Act, 1989
Authorized suffixes: Limited, Ltd
Duration of incorporation: 5 working days

Corporate Income Tax: 20-30% depending on the level of benefits
Capital gains on shares of subsidiaries: Yes following conditions
Withholding tax on dividends / interest fees paid by the company: No withholding tax on interest and royalties paid to a company EU-No withholding tax on dividends paid whatever the beneficiary
Taxation of dividends received by the company: Yes, but exemption of dividends received from EU company under certain conditions
Tax Treaty (no double taxation): Yes

Number of directors: Minimum 1 of any nationality 
Company as a director: No
Local resident Director: No
Required secretary: Yes
Company as required secretary: Yes 
Local resident secretary: No
Minimum number of shareholders: 1
Standard capital stock: Minimum 2 GBP
Bearer shares: No
Type of shares: A secretary is required by law, but no restriction on nationality 

Registered Office: A registered office is required by law
Local agent/secretary: No

Public information: Director, registered office, financial statements, secretary  
Disclosure of beneficial owners: No

Accounting required by law: Audited annual accounts 
Information on statutory changes: Yes, annual return

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