HomeFWJ TakeawayCompany rescueBusiness recovery and rescueWhat happens when a company is wound up by HMRC?

After a winding up order is made, a liquidator is appointed to try and get money back into the company and also investigate the conduct of the directors - and bring personal claims if appropriate. We act for directors and liquidators and have fantastic skills in this area. Let us help you.

If an HMRC winding up order is made, then the company is placed into formal insolvency.

The HMRC make many winding up orders each year and after that, a liquidator will be appointed over the company – either the government appointed liquidator (the Official Receiver) or an independent liquidator attached to a firm of insolvency practitioners.

The liquidator will

Therefore, when faced with an HMRC winding up petition, it is important to take action to try and avoid the worst effects of an HMRC winding up order and try and keep trading safely.

At Francis Wilks & Jones we have the HMRC winding up order and company rescue experts available to help you either try and avoid a winding up order being made in the first place or to help prepare you for what happens after an HMRC winding up order goes through.


Please contact one of our friendly experts now for your friendly consultation. At Francis Wilks & Jones, we have a team of dedicated winding up petition experts ready to take your call and help you out with the HMRC. Whatever your question, we can help you.

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