Business will be given an additional 3 months to file accounts with Companies House to help companies avoid penalties, as they deal with the impact of COVID-19
Companies House have announced that from today (25 March 2020), businesses will be able to apply for a 3-month extension for filing their accounts.
Companies will have to apply for this extension; however it is said that those citing issues around COVID-19 will be automatically and immediately granted an extension. Applications can be made through a fast-tracked online system which will take 15 minutes to complete. To apply you will just need:
- your company number;
- email address;
- information about the reasons for an extension; and
- documentation to support your application (optional)
Applications must be sent before your normal filing deadline. If the application is approved, then Companies House will not issue a late filing penalty.
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