Family investment companies
Advice on how to set up, structure and manage a family investment company.
A family investment company is a private limited company based in the UK, where all shareholders are family members and which invests rather than trades.
Family investment companies are becoming increasingly popular as a way to secure family wealth, being straightforward to set up and a flexible and very tax-efficient way to invest cash to generate income for the family, keep control of assets and pass them to the next generation – particularly if you're familiar with how a business operates.
A further attractive benefit is that family investment companies are taxed according to corporation tax rates, which are significantly lower than personal income tax rates.
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