The Unique Tax Reference (UTR) is a 10-digit number unique to your company that’s issued by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). HMRC are notified once as your company has been registered, they’ll then mail (regular mail, not email) your company’s UTR to the Registered Office normally within a few weeks of incorporation.
The only way to notify Companies House about a change in your limited company’s shareholding situation is to file a confirmation statement. Whilst the J30 stock transfer form/s should be completed and kept when the transfers take place, the confirmation statement is the actual method used to let Companies House know about the change.
When forming a limited company it’s possible to have another company acting as any of the following: director, shareholder, person with significant control (PSC), and secretary. These are called ‘corporate appointments’.
Are you in the process of becoming a ltd company? It's worth knowing that you can register a UK limited by shares company with just one person.
Registering a limited company is extremely simple. However, sometimes applications are rejected by Companies House (don’t worry; if you are forming with us you can resubmit the application for no extra charge).
Last Updated: 25/03/2021 The PROOF (PROtected Online Filing) scheme is a free service provided by Companies House that helps protect your company from fraud. Registering your company for PROOF means that Companies House stop accepting paper forms (appointment changes, change of registered office, company name change etc) for your company.
A short one for you all today: What’s the difference between a shareholder and a subscriber? Well there’s not much difference at all.
The “Section 243 Exemption” is a term you will come across when appointing a limited company director via the AP01 form (online or through paper documentation). A 243 exemption means the proposed director’s residential address will not be disclosed to any credit reference agencies.
When you form a limited company your company is placed on the Companies House register (Companies House are the UK’s registrar of companies). In this post we’re going to look at the ‘Status’ field on the register and explain why your company may have an ‘Active’ status.
Yes it can. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code is a five digit number that categorises a company’s nature of business.
If you’ve misplaced your company’s registration number there are a number of places that you can find it free of charge. Let’s take a look.
When appointing a limited company director Companies House request your director’s 'Full forename(s)' and 'Surname'. If you wish you can withhold the middle name.