UK Potential closing limited company


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Not sure if correct forum but looking for some further advice. I am currently going through a divorce and one option is to close the limited company in order to cleanly divide funds. I have been told by my accountant that i could close via Members voluntary liquidation and incur 10% tax. I work through this company (mostly overseas), the accountant tells me i could not open another company up for minimum 2 years after liquidating one. My question to him was (he was not convincing in his reply, hence the question here), what if i open another limited company up prior to closing this one down ?
 
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Not sure if correct forum but looking for some further advice. I am currently going through a divorce and one option is to close the limited company in order to cleanly divide funds. I have been told by my accountant that i could close via Members voluntary liquidation and incur 10% tax. I work through this company (mostly overseas), the accountant tells me i could not open another company up for minimum 2 years after liquidating one. My question to him was (he was not convincing in his reply, hence the question here), what if i open another limited company up prior to closing this one down ?
Hi, looks like you are correct, if you have one more company then voluntary liquidation of subsidiary does not affect other group company. Look at the company letter www.bousteadprojects.com/announcement/2017/2017-11-06%20Voluntary%20Liquidation%20of%20Subsidiary.pdf
 
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Not sure if correct forum but looking for some further advice. I am currently going through a divorce and one option is to close the limited company in order to cleanly divide funds. I have been told by my accountant that i could close via Members voluntary liquidation and incur 10% tax. I work through this company (mostly overseas), the accountant tells me i could not open another company up for minimum 2 years after liquidating one. My question to him was (he was not convincing in his reply, hence the question here), what if i open another limited company up prior to closing this one down ?
http://investor.declout.com/newsroom/20171031_183727_5UZ_VH5OVHGEOBNT953T.1.pdf This article also shows about closure of wholly owned subsidiary. May you can create one more company and make this (old) company as a subsidiary and liquidate the old one.
 
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Thanks but this is out in Asia, not relevant to UK law i doubt
Hi, upon further web search I came across this Article, In 7.1- It says that if your present company is not insolvent then you will be favoured if you give notice to reuse the business name within 7 days of old company liquidation. So you can dissolve it legally and open a new one. Better contact a new solicitor.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guide-to-liquidation-winding-up-for-directors/guide-to-liquidation-winding-up-for-directors#reusing-the-company-name-after-insolvent-liquidation
 

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