When the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill is passed, along with many other changes such as identity verification, we expect to gain the power to mandate how companies file their accounts. We will be moving to software-only accounts filing, which will see the removal of all other filing routes for accounts.
Advice on filing requirements and tips on how to make sure you file on time.
The way we operate at Companies House is changing. Since 22 September 2022, the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill has been making its way through Parliament. The changes set out in the Bill will improve transparency by making more financial information available to the public. This will help tackle economic crime and provide more information for enforcement agencies. As part of this package of reform, we are streamlining the accounts filing options available to small and micro companies.
Tips on how to make sure your dormant company is compliant with Companies House filing requirements.
It's cheaper, easier and faster to file online. For all online filings, you’ll need your company authentication code. Here are some tips on how to use your code, and how to keep it safe.
If you submit your accounts late, the law imposes an automatic penalty. Here we discuss what late filing penalties are and how you can avoid them.
Read our useful tips on how to file your accounts with Companies House, to help make sure you file correctly and on time.
Every company must file annual accounts with Companies House, even if your company is dormant. Here are some tips for filing dormant accounts online and on time.
It's easier and faster to file online. For all online filings, you’ll need your company authentication code. Here are some tips on how to use your code, and how to keep it safe.
December is a peak filing period for Companies House. It’s worth planning ahead this Christmas to help make sure you file your accounts on time.
Online filing has built-in checks to help you avoid errors and rejection, and it costs less than paper filing.