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Vol 23 No 5 May/June 2018

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Dissolving the Family Company 2nd Ed

ISBN13: 9781847661579
Previous Edition ISBN: 1845920392
Published: December 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This practical book supplies a detailed review of the complicated legal issues and tax planning problems that occur when dissolving a family company. From the legal considerations, to the tax planning issues, to the cessation of trade, through to the distribution of assets amongst shareholders, it outlines exactly what you need to do when dissolving a family or owner-managed company.

The legal aspects of dissolving a business have seen huge change in the last 12 months - a new capital gains tax regime, entrepreneur’s relief, and additional tax opportunities. Fully re-written and updated, Dissolving the Family Company keeps your firm and clients bang up-to-date with all important developments.

  • Practical suggestions and tips for busy tax and legal professionals
  • Outlines the latest techniques and concepts that help save tax
  • Examines the pros and cons of appointing a liquidator
  • Examples and checklists help decide the most cost-effective solution for your clients
  • Covers the new capital gains tax regime – are your clients now compliant with the law?
  • Covers both tax and company law legislation

Company Law
1. Setting the background, 2 Companies Act and Registrar of Companies formalities, 3 Taxation position of the company before and after cessation of trade, 4 Shareholder issues, 5 Extra Statutory Concession C16, 6 Capital gains tax - shareholder issues, 7 Continuing the trade under a new structure, 8 Stamp Duty and Stamp Duty Land Tax, 9 Value Added Tax, 10 Unincorporated associations, 11 Inheritance tax relief, 12 Limited Liability Partnerships, 13 Other forms of dissolving the family business 0 insolvency, 14 Tying up the loose ends.