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Company law helpsheets

Helpsheets prepared by ICAEW Technical Advisory Service to assist you in your day-to-day work. We offer practical advice, respond to frequently asked questions and highlight the issues you may need to consider.

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Abbreviated accounts

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Technical helpsheet regarding abbreviated accounts for small and medium companies.

Abridged accounts for small companies

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Technical helpsheet addressing some common questions around the new option to prepare abridged accounts for small companies.

Companies limited by guarantee

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Technical helpsheet regarding companies limited by guarantee and their governance by Companies Act.

Companies thresholds

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Technical helpsheet regarding accounting exemption thresholds for small, medium and large companies.

Illegal dividends in a private company

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Technical helpsheet regarding the payment of illegal or unlawful dividends in a private company.

Limited partnerships

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Technical helpsheet explaining what a limited partnerships is, how it operates and the responsibilities of partners.

Overseas companies filing

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Guidance on preparation and filing of accounts for the UK branch or place of business of an overseas company.

Purchase of own shares in a private limited company

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Technical helpsheet offering guidance on the purchase of own shares in a private limited company under the share buy-back regime in the Companies Act 2006.

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