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Claudia Fontes replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion Advice on accounts keeping for a new CIC in the group Accounts Group
"Thanks! This clarifies a lot. This was more or less the way I was understanding we should go. I will keep your contact details, many thanks!"
Apr 2, 2015
Heidi Fisher replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion Advice on accounts keeping for a new CIC in the group Accounts Group
"Hi Claudia, Providing you are genuinely self employed then the Directors could receive their money as self employed individuals, but if it is for your role as a Director of the CIC then it would need to be paid through PAYE.  You can earn just…"
Apr 2, 2015
Genny Jones replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion Advice on accounts keeping for a new CIC in the group Accounts Group
"Hello Claudia If you are directors of a company it is normal for you to be under PAYE and not treated as self employed. In terms of preparation of the final accounts this is something I am willing to help you with as part of what I do is to help new…"
Apr 1, 2015
Claudia Fontes added a discussion to the group Accounts Group
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Advice on accounts keeping for a new CIC

Hello, We are a newly incorporated CIC based in East Sussex, and we are about to apply for funds with a Foundation in The Netherlands for approximately 60,000 euros a year.Our first activity will take place in Argentina, and the activity is fully non-for-profit.We are three directors and we will get paid for prodiving services like coordination of the activity, editing videos and designing a website. The total amount for these services might amount to £20,000 split in two years between three…See More
Apr 1, 2015
Claudia Fontes joined Heidi Fisher's group
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Accounts Group

For any accounting related queries, including accounts software package questions, grants and trading income treatment, HMRC or Companies House queries/issues, tax reliefs for CICs, links to useful finance information etc
Apr 1, 2015
Claudia Fontes replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion Use of word "Society" on the CIC name in the group Setting up a CIC
"Many thanks for your answer! Yes, I am using the articles for small CICs limited by guarantee.  What a relief to know that I am ready now! Thanks thanks thanks!"
Oct 11, 2013
Geof Cox replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion Use of word "Society" on the CIC name in the group Setting up a CIC
"model constitution no. 2 model constitution no. 2 You shouldn't have any trouble with either of these requirements Claudia - for example if you are using one of the Regulator's models the 'Not-for-Profit' and 'Asset…"
Oct 11, 2013
Claudia Fontes added a discussion to the group Setting up a CIC
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Use of word "Society" on the CIC name

Hello, I am now about to print my last document to send to Companies House. After much reading of CIC documents, I came across with a last hurdle. The CIC we are setting up has got the word "society" in its name.I have read at the Companies House website that "society" is considered a sensitive word (http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/about/gbhtml/gp1.shtml#ch7)And that : "To use this word the company should normally be…See More
Oct 11, 2013
Alastair Irvine replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion CIC with an international set up in the group Setting up a CIC
"If the 3 overseas Directors are all in the same country, then beware of accidentally making your CIC resident overseas for tax purposes. If this happens you may have to do 2 tax returns, one for each country. Or a foreign tax return and not a UK…"
Jul 19, 2013
Geof Cox replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion CIC with an international set up in the group Setting up a CIC
"Can't add anything to John's advice Claudia, but I live in France and am a director of a number of CICs (mainly in the miEnterprise group) - and am a bank signatory too.  In fact it's largely me that administers the formalities -…"
Jul 19, 2013
John Mulkerrin replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion CIC with an international set up in the group Setting up a CIC
"they could be, and you're very welcome John"
Jul 18, 2013
Claudia Fontes replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion CIC with an international set up in the group Setting up a CIC
"Thank you so much for your quick reply! I do have a UK address and 2 out of 5 possible directors would be based in the UK, so in that sense, if I understand properly, these could be the two directors with signatures for the bank account,…"
Jul 18, 2013
John Mulkerrin replied to Claudia Fontes's discussion CIC with an international set up in the group Setting up a CIC
"@Claudia Yes, it is perfectly normal. You will need to have a UK address that can be used as the registered office Quick thoughts: Bank account- Banks have separate policies and will mostly require signatures face to face. Board meetings: you…"
Jul 18, 2013
Claudia Fontes added a discussion to the group Setting up a CIC
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CIC with an international set up

Hello,I would like to know if someone has experience setting up a CIC or any other social enterprise in which directors live in different countries. Is this acceptable? And if so, how is the setting up procedure? Looking forward to any experience in this direction!See More
Jul 18, 2013
Claudia Fontes is now a member of CIC Association
Jul 18, 2013

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