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Whether you’re forming your Limited Company yourself or outsourcing to an accountant, this is the information you’ll need to have handy when it comes to filling out the forms.

Registered Office Address

If your business doesn’t have an office address, most accountants will give you the opportunity for you to use theirs. The address must be in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland and cannot be a PO Box address.

Director Details

The Limited Company director keeps the company records and reports changes to Companies House and HMRC, as well as filing accounts with Companies House and completing a Company Tax Return with HMRC.

The minimum amount of directors is one. Another company can be a director but at least one director must be a person. To form your company you need to include the following information about the director;

Shareholder Details

There must be at least one shareholder, who can be a director. There is no maximum amount of shareholders a Limited Company can have. Shareholders are owners of the company and have certain rights. If a director wishes to change any aspect of the company they might need to ask shareholders to vote and agree.

To appoint a shareholder you must include the following information;

Secretary Details (Not Compulsory)

If you wish to appoint a company secretary you can either employ one at the time of incorporation, or you can fill in Form AP03 and file it with Companies House at a later date. If you wish to appoint a company secretary, these are the details to include;

Got everything you need to form your limited company? Speak to our team if you want us to form it for you. Just give us a ring on 020 3355 4047 to see if we can help.

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Karl Bilby

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