Company Voluntary Strike Off & Dissolution
This Strike Off & Dissolution Subfolder details the legal requirements governing the process set out in Part 31 of the Companies Act 2006 and specifically removing a company from the register voluntarily (section 1003 Companies Act 2006). Once a company’s name has been struck off the register, the company is dissolved and no longer exists as a legal entity.
Companies that are no longer needed, whether because for example, the directors wish to retire or because the company is no longer trading etc, may choose to apply voluntarily to be struck off the register. As there are inherent costs and burdens in keeping a company on the register, it is sensible to consider whether a company should still be kept on the register if it is not otherwise active. This procedure is not an alternative to formal insolvency proceedings.
Companies must follow a set procedure to be struck off the register and failure to adhere to the process as set out in the Companies Act 2006 is a serious
This subfolder contains a package of template documents in order to assist company directors considering this process. This includes:
- a guidance note;
- board resolution;
- letter before
proposedstrike off applicationto relevant parties;
- letter seven days after the strike off
applicationto relevant parties enclosing a copy of the application; and
- Companies House forms DS01 and DS02.
This sub-folder is designed for private limited companies considering voluntary strike off. It does not deal with the tax considerations or
Each document in the Strike Off &
- Guidance Note – Voluntary Strike Off & Dissolution
- Checklist – Voluntary Strike Off & Dissolution
- Board Minutes – Dissolution Resolution
- Letter to Relevant Parties Before Voluntary Strike Off Application
- Letter Enclosing Copy Strike Off Application (s.1006 CA 2006)
- Companies House Form DS01
- Companies House Form DS02
The documents in the Company Voluntary Strike Off and Dissolution subfolder are part of the Corporate folder. Access all Corporate documents for £35+VAT.