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How To Close A Limited Company And Minimise Any Tax

Ensuring a smooth business wind-up ...


Posted by Roger Eddowes on 18/05/2023 @ 8:00AM

When it comes to winding up a limited company, understanding your tax liabilities is crucial. If your company struggles to meet its financial obligations or liabilities surpass assets, your company might be in a cash-flow or balance-sheet insolvency situation ...

If you want to close a limited company, then you're going to need the right strategy!

If you want to close a limited company, then you're going to need the right strategy!

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This doesn't necessarily signal liquidation, but it does demand careful action to minimise creditors' losses. Before delving deeper into tax-saving strategies during closure, it's important to clear up a common misunderstanding: tax avoidance and tax evasion are not the same.

"Striving to minimise tax needs careful consideration, as one misstep can lead to severe repercussions!"

Various tax-efficient approaches can be employed when closing a limited company based on the company's financial health. A professional accountant such as myself can provide invaluable assistance in understanding your financial position, tax obligations, and the ideal course of action to legally minimise tax during your company's closure.

Implementing legal deductions and making the most of the reliefs offered by the government can help you reduce tax liabilities in your day-to-day business operations. This approach might enhance your financial stability and shield you from involuntary closures.

Lastly, considering the complexity of tax avoidance during a company closure, seeking professional help is advisable to navigate this challenging process.

I, and my network contacts, can guide you through the closure without unnecessary tax burdens.

Until next time ...

Business Godparent


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About Roger Eddowes ...


Roger trained at Edward Thomas Peirson & Sons in Market Harborough before working at Hartwell & Co, followed by Chancery, as a partner. He started Essendon Accounts and Tax with Helen Beaumont in 2014 as a general practitioner with a hands-on approach.

Roger loves getting his hands dirty, working with emerging, small-to-medium and family businesses to ensure they receive the best possible accountancy advice. Roger utilises an extensive network of business contacts to leverage the best guidance and practical solutions.