This allows our experts to assess the circumstances thoroughly and accurately.
We will then give you an online quote so you know how much it will cost to liquidate the company.
The liquidator’s role is to: Except for lodging documents and reports required under the Corporations Act, a liquidator is not required to do any work unless there are enough assets to pay their costs.
If the company is without sufficient assets, one or more creditors may agree to reimburse a liquidator’s costs and expenses of taking action to recover further assets for the benefit of creditors.
The best way to get an accurate cost is to fill in our online assessment form.
It takes just a couple of minutes and asks about your company’s assets and liabilities.
A liquidator may call a creditors’ meeting from time to time to inform creditors of the progress of the liquidation, to find out their wishes on a particular matter or seek approval of the liquidator’s fees.
Any debts that you owe personally, for example if you have given a personal guarantee, will still need to be paid by you.
For partial liquidations (that meet IRS definitions), it is treated as a deemed redemption of stock (even though no shares are surrendered.) Each payment received is therefore a partial return of capital and a partial capital gain or loss.
The return of capital percentage is determined by dividing the distribution received per share by the market price of the stock before the distribution.
Sometimes companies that you own make distributions that are eligible for special tax treatment and do not have to be reported as regular dividend income.
This is a different type of distribution from regular return of capital payments that come from dividends paid in excess of accumulated earnings and profits of the corporation.