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    What is Company formation?

    The process of incorporating (registering) a firm as a limited company is known as company formation. A corporation that has been registered becomes a distinct legal person with its own finances, assets, and liabilities that is totally independent of its owners. 

    The Businesses Act of 2006 governs the incorporation of limited companies created in the UK. However, England and Wales (one jurisdiction), Scotland, and Northern Ireland are the only three jurisdictions in the UK where the Companies House (the Registrar) is active. 

    One of these jurisdictions is required for business registration. The location of their registered office address will be determined by this choice. They are only allowed to incorporate in one state or province. 

    Nothing can ever be done to change this. They can, however, set up shop anywhere and conduct business both domestically and abroad. 

    You are not needed to register your business in the region of the UK where you now reside. For instance, if you reside in England and Wales, you can certainly establish a business there. However, England or Wales must be the location of your registered office. 

    A certified online company formation agent like 1st Formations is the quickest and simplest way to create a limited company. Online application forms are filled out and sent electronically to the Registrar in Belfast, Edinburgh, or Cardiff (England and Wales), depending on the country (Northern Ireland). Typically, the Companies House approves most petitions in 3-6 working hours.

    The Company Formation Process.

    The process of company formation is not as simple as it seems. There are many steps involved in the process and it can be quite confusing for someone who is new to this. In order to for company formation, you need to first decide on the type of business you want to start.

    You need to choose the name of your company and register it with the government. You also need to decide on how much capital you want to invest in your business and how many shares you want people who invest in your company to have. Once all these decisions are made, you can then proceed with incorporation by submitting an application form with all the details filled out. 

    Modern business needs substantial funds. The technical environment is changing and becoming more competitive every day. Stages in the formation of a company are the procedures that must be followed from the time a business idea is conceived until a firm is legally capable of starting operations. We have divided the process is divided into four stages:

    1. Promotion:

    The first phase of a company formation is promotion. It entails coming up with a business opportunity and taking the effort to start a firm so that the potential can be exploited in a practical way. 

    Along with coming up with company ideas, the promoters assess the opportunities and assemble the necessary personnel, supplies, equipment, managerial skills, and financial resources to launch the business. A promoter is responsible for the following actions: 

    1. Identification of Business Opportunity
    2. Feasible Studies
    3. Name Approval
    4. Fixing up Signatories to the Memorandum of Association.
    5. Appointment of Professionals.
    6. Preparation of Necessary Documents
    2. Incorporation:

    The company’s promoters submit an application for incorporation after completing the aforementioned formalities. The application must be submitted to the Registrar of Companies in the state where the company intends to have its registered office. The same specific documents must be included with the registration application. 

    1. A properly stamped, signed, and witnessed memorandum of association.
    2. Properly stamped, signed, and witnessed articles of incorporation
    3. The proposed directors’ expressed written consent.
    4. Any agreement with the suggested managing director, manager, etc.
    5. A duplicate of the letter from the registrar endorsing the company’s name.
    6. A Statutory Declaration attesting that all registration-related paperwork has been filed in accordance with the law.
    7. Pay attention to the correct Registered Office Address.
    8. Documentary proof of fee payment.
    3. Subscription of the Capital:

    A public company may issue shares and debentures to the general public in order to raise the necessary capital. It must publish a prospectus—a kind of request to the general public to subscribe to the company’s capital—and complete many additional processes in order to do this. 

    The processes needed to solicit donations from the general public are as follows:

    1. SEBI Approval: The regulatory body in our nation, the Securities and Exchange Board of India, has released standards for information disclosure and investor protection. A business that solicits public funding must adhere to SEBI standards for full disclosure of all relevant facts.
    2. Prospectus filing: A prospectus is a document that contains any notification, circular, advertisement, or other papers attracting investors.
    3. Choosing bankers, brokers, and underwriters:
    4. Minimum Subscription: If less than 90% of the issue size is requested in the applications for shares, the allocation cannot be made.
    5. Stock Exchange Application: Requests for authorization to trade a company’s shares or debentures must be made to at least one stock exchange.
    6. Shares are allocated:

    4. Commencement of Business:

    A public company must apply to the Registrar of Companies for the issuance of a Certificate of Commencement of Business if the minimum subscription is raised through a new issue of shares. The following records are necessary: 

    1. A statement stating that shares due in cash have been allocated and purchased.
    2. A statement stating that each director has paid the application fee and the money used to allocate his shares in cash.
    3. A statement stating the applicants are not due any money now or in the future.
    4. A legislative declaration attesting to the fulfillment of the aforementioned requirements.


    1) Why should I go for company formation?

    Being a regulated company, a Company benefits from a credible and professional reputation with its clients, suppliers, creditors, and other stakeholders.


    The company offers these services.


    • Guard your company’s name. (No one may use the firm name)
    • Permanent Existence (In the case a partner or family member dies, Company continues to exist and Ownership is passed down by Succession)
    • Improved Capital Raising Capability (Since the corporation is listed, having greater capacity to raise money through public offerings permitted by law)
    • Limitation of Liability (Members’ liability is restricted to their shareholding percentage)
    • Join a well-established and regulated industry (Following incorporation, companies are Included in the sector that is cited)

    2) What is the procedure for company Formation?

    There are three methods the company can be wound up.

    • Winding up
    • Easy Exit
    • Struck off by Registrar

    3) What is the primary line of business, and why is it required?

    Before registering, each firm must specify its primary line of business, or the type of operation it plans to conduct.

    How can we help you?

    We can modify a bundle of Accounting and Taxation Services expected by our clients including yet not restricted to it. We provide company formation services for startups and SMEs. Our services are designed to help you start your business, register it, file the necessary documents and more.

    We offer:

    • Company formation services
    • Registering a company
    • Filing necessary documents
    • Business management solutions
    • Corporate governance solutions
    • Counsel from our certified CPAs and ACCAs on the benefits and inconveniences of the fuse.
    • Issue of subscriber shares.
    • Registered office services.
    • Completion of all necessary minutes and resolutions
    • Help in opening a bank account
    • Tax review with regard to the company
    • VAT registration.
    • Set up of Company PAY scheme.
    • Company registration for Corporation Tax.
    • Book-keeping set-up advice.

    Why Choose Us?

    The process of Company formation can be complicated and time-consuming. The process of forming a company can be complicated and time-consuming. There are many steps that need to be taken in order to form a company, such as registering the company with the government, setting up bank accounts, getting business insurance, and more. This is where Shares Tax Solutions comes in. We offer solutions for all your needs when it comes to forming a company. 

    We are a company formation service provider that offers a wide range of company solutions. We have a team of experts who can help you with all your company formation needs. We offer services like company registration, business setup, corporate secretarial services, compliance management and more. Our team is always available to help you with any queries or problems that you might face during the process of setting up your business.

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    Why Outsource?

    Our guaranteed Accountants and Tax advisors offer a total scope of fuse administrations. Your specific plan of action might require a particular sort of organization to enroll and we can help and guide you to fix your organization at an initial time. We can integrate Limited Companies, Ready Made and Aged Companies, Limited by Guarantee, and Limited Liability Partnerships