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Companies set up in the United Kingdom have the advantage of a low tax rate (19%) 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.
UK company main characteristics:
|Company type||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. A register of “people with significant control” has been in force since the April 2016|
|Accounting requirement||Accounts and tax filing must be submitted by year-end.|
|Taxation||A tax rate of 19% applies for profits below £300k. For profits exceeding £300k a bracket applies (see http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/rates/corp.htmfor details).|
|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).|
|Paid up capital requirement||No paid up capital requirement.|
|Basis of legal system||Under Common Law.|
|Minimum directors/shareholders||Minimum of 1 director and 1 shareholder.|
|Bearer shares||Bearer shares are not permitted.|
European corporate identity gives you access to a huge market and to a wide range of suppliers. Enjoy prestige of the EU company and the opportunity to buy and sell within EU with 0% VAT.
Having an offshore company can help you save money. Offshore companies typically pay lower taxes. Paying lower taxes means that you can reinvest the company's earnings.
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