Oratto can help you ensure the specialist legal advice you require to help you meet your corporation tax law and business tax law obligations in an efficient way, whether you are a private limited company or some other trading entity.

Our membership is comprised of many experienced and specialist corporation tax lawyers who can help you identify your key concerns so that you organise your accounts and transactions in such a way as to maximise your profitability.

Our specialists pride themselves on providing advice that is clear, authoritative and to the point, thereby helping you achieve an attractive, practical and sustainable solution.

The following list is a sample of the kind of corporate tax work carried out by our specialists:

  • Property sales and purchases
  • Business asset sales and acquisitions
  • Company sales and acquisitions
  • Group restructurings and reorganisations
  • EIS/SEIS/VCT relief
  • CGT planning
  • Restructures, mergers and acquisitions
  • Demergers
  • Exit strategies
  • Securitisation
  • Fund-raising
  • Stamp Duty
  • Tax indemnities and warranties
  • Asset finance

Who must pay corporation tax?

HMRC says that for a company to qualify for Corporation Tax, it must be "active". A company is likely to be considered "active" if it does one or more of the following:

  • Carries out a business activity such as a trade or professional activity
  • Buys and sells goods with a view to making a profit or surplus
  • Provides services
  • Earns interest
  • Manages investments
  • Receives income

Oratto's corporation tax lawyers

Whenever you undertake a corporate transaction – from investing in a company to divesting shares in one you already have a stake in – it is essential that you are fully abreast of all the important tax considerations. Not only can this help you ensure that you are meeting all your legal obligations, but it can also help you save money.

Oratto's corporate tax lawyers possess all the knowledge you require to structure your accounts and corporate transactions in the way that works for you.

Please take some time to view the profiles of the lawyers contained throughout the corporate law section of the Oratto website to ensure you find the right corporate tax lawyer for your particular needs.

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