What is the Dutch participation exemption?

By Caitlyn Buchanan, 18th July 2017 The Participation Exemption applies to Dutch Holding Companies, it means that all dividends and capital gains arising from a qualifying shareholding are tax-exempt.  The purpose is to provide a type of double taxation relief on the profits of an enterprise between parent companies and their subsidiaries. This provision can [...]

Read more >

5 Steps to Running a Successful Business from your Own Home

By Caitlyn Buchanan, 29th May 2017 There are many benefits to running a business from your home such as lower costs, no commuting and flexible working hours. If you want to start reaping the rewards, there are some important steps you should take to ensure your home-based start-up runs as effectively as an office-based equivalent. [...]

Read more >

What are the Filing Requirements for UK Companies?

By Caitlyn Buchanan, 10th January 2017 Forming a company requires a bit of extra paperwork but there are many benefits of keeping your business separate from your personal finances. For example, Corporation tax is likely to be less than personal tax as a sole trader. Since a business is its own legal entity any profits [...]

Read more >

Brexit: Where will Europe’s next start-up capital be?

By Simon O’ Connor, 29 September 2016 On the 23rd of June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union. The result was unexpected and it has caused a lot of companies to re-examine their operations in the UK and consider other jurisdictions both in and outside of the European Union. If you have [...]

Read more >

UK Companies: Person with Significant Control Register

By Mark Redmond, 28th July 2016 On the 6th of April 2016, the requirement to create and maintain a register of people with significant control (PSC register) came into effect. This new requirement is applicable to UK private companies and LLPs. From the 30th of June 2016, the information held in these registers is expected [...]

Read more >

Company types in Poland – Registering a company in Poland

By Mark Redmond, 31st May 2016 Poland is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe and Foreign Direct Investment is at an all-time high in the country. With a perfect location fo Registering a company in Poland is relatively easy, but at times, can be complicated and mistakes can become costly. For these reasons [...]

Read more >

Registering a company in Morocco

Morocco was recently named among the 50 most innovative economies in the world by the 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index. Morocco’s economy has made astounding progress in the last decade to become such an attractive destination for global investors and business people, including start-ups and entrepreneurs. Morocco’s economy used to rely mainly on tourism and textiles. Now, [...]

Read more >

6 factors to consider when registering a company abroad

Registering a company abroad is usually a lot easier than you may expect however there are many elements to consider and an important amount of research required. There may be a number of reasons why you may want to expand your company abroad – From taking advantage of lower tax rates, want to target new [...]

Read more >

Why Ireland could be the ideal location for your business

Ireland boasts numerous amounts of benefits to entrepreneurs who are looking to access the European Union market. Many of the world’s most prosperous companies have chosen Ireland as a jurisdiction for their European Headquarters because of the country’s pro-business environment. This includes leading technology companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google. Over 1,000 other multinational [...]

Read more >

← Older posts