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Closing a business bank account - never been used

Discussion in 'Accounts & Finance' started by idv, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. idv

    idv UKBF Newcomer Free Member

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    I am posting this for a friend who wants advice on how she would close down her business bank account - it was set up when she created a limited company in 2008 but it never traded and the bank account has never been used.

    Can this be done over the phone or web or would she have to call into the branch?
    Posted: Jan 16, 2012 By: idv Member since: Mar 18, 2008
  2. internetspaceships

    internetspaceships Banned Full Member

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    Or possibly write a letter???

    You know, those things that go in the post :)
    Posted: Jan 16, 2012 By: internetspaceships Member since: Sep 7, 2009
  3. Tom McClelland

    Tom McClelland UKBF Ace Full Member

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    Isn't it simpler to ask the bank what they need?
    Posted: Jan 16, 2012 By: Tom McClelland Member since: Feb 10, 2008
  4. Guest

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    A letter dropped off at the branch is probably best because you can ask for acknowledgement. Or you could simply have the company struck off and th ebank will close it automatically BUT if you do this make sure there are no assets in the company and no money in the bank
    Posted: Jan 17, 2012 By: Member since: Jan 1, 1970