A dormant company is a limited company that is not currently trading. If you set up a business and register it as a limited company, you do not have to start trading straight away if the time is not right for you.
A Paramount Customer Asks: I am interested in obtaining a certain company, but I am not in a position to start trading with it for a while yet - can I register a company but leave it dormant?
Whilst you can register a company and then leave it dormant, you will need to ensure it meets certain criteria to make it eligible. But first things first, why would you register a dormant company?
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