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Daniel_Geo
01-11-2004, 11:32 AM
Could anyone suggest what bank they think is best for a 16 year old sole-trader who wishes to open a business account?

Kind regards,
Daniel

aarpol
01-11-2004, 02:23 PM
I think you'll have problems. Most business accounts, if not all, require the account holder to be 18+. Having said that, it might be possible for someone else - a parent, for example - to open it on your behalf. I'm not sure.

Someone else will have more information!

If you do get round it, check out Abbey - free business banking forever.

thesinger_n_dj
25-11-2004, 12:12 AM
ya! i have tried..... its a "law of the land" that u hav to be 18+
the banks have no say in the matter..... sorta annoyes me.
yer, a parent can open it (as if they work for you) but then if they are on benefits they will be questioned about it and maybe even by the tax man.

mike.