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Incorporation

The incorporation of companies as legal entities is not always a straight-forward process. On this page you can access a range of articles, books and online resources providing guidance and background information.

What's on this page?

  • Online articles
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  • Articles and books

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Featured book

Incorporating and disincorporating a business
M.McLaughlin (Bloomsbury, 2014, 461 pages)
Offers practical guidance on the tax issues, planning points and pitfalls which may be encountered when incorporating a sole trader or partnership business.

To borrow this digest please contact the Library.

Online articles

The library provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. Access to articles is provided to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Useful links

Starting a new company
Guidance from Companies House UK on the process of incorporating, including links to forms and further detailed information and requirements.

Choose a legal structure for a new business
Guidance from Gov.uk on the different types of business and the requirements for incorporation.

Limited company or partnership: Which is best?
AccountingWEB guide highlighting some of the issues involved in the choice between limited companies or partnerships. Requires (free) registration to view.

Partnership, LLP or corporate practice
Collection of ICAEW guidance on practicing as an accountant in a corporate structure.

Articles and books in the Library collection

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