Structuring your business in the right way

We can assist you in making the right decisions for you and your business


Structuring your business in the right way

When looking at the optimal way to structure your business it can be as simple as whether you should be a sole trader, a partnership, a limited company or perhaps an LLP.

We can assist you in making the right decision for you and your business including and consider the legal and tax implications of structuring your business. 

It can also be more complicated and we might be looking at segregating your trading and investment activities; maybe to ensure valuable reliefs such as Entrepreneurs Relief (ER) or Business Property Relief (BPR) are maximised.

It might that we need to review the overseas or foreign aspects to your business.

We can also review your group structure and ensure the efficient utilisation of losses across the group companies and ensure that all potential reliefs are being claimed.  

Expansion and restructuring
Businesses face a number of challenges during their lifetime, including expanding overseas, dealing with the retirement of a shareholder, and separating businesses.

There are also regulatory issues for some businesses, and the opportunity of taking advantage of new business structures such as the Limited Liability Partnership or the new Disincorporation Relief. 

We can help by;

  • advising on appropriate business structures for overseas expansion
  • financing the retirement of a shareholder tax efficiently, often achieved by a Company Purchase of Own Shares 
  • helping to create a new business structure to meet the current needs of the business



Tax efficient profit extraction

Part of the decision in structuring your business will be future profit extraction.  There are a number of options to consider and these may include:

Download our Guide to Structuring Your Business