Companies House announced an automatic extension of Companies House documents filing deadline on 1 July 2020. This is a temporary change to support companies during the COVID-19 outbreak and give businesses more time to comply.
You do not have to do anything. Companies House will automatically extend your filing deadline. You can check your new filing deadline on the Companies House website. This is a brilliant news.
Prior to this, you must apply to extend your company accounts filing deadline online. This is no longer the case.
The automatic extension of Companies House documents filing deadline includes the following filings:
Company accounts filing deadline extension
Companies House will extend your company account’s filing deadline for an additional 3 months automatically. You do not have to do anything. For further information, click here.
Automatic extension of Confirmation statement filing deadline By Companies House
Companies House will allow Companies and partnerships more time to submit their Confirmation statement . You have 6 weeks to submit your confirmation statement instead of the current 14 days deadline.
Event-driven filings deadlines with Companies House
Event-driven filings deadlines are increased to 42 days as well. For example, change of registered office address. Usually, you would have to notify Companies House within 14 days, now you have 42 days to notify Companies House during this Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Mortgage charges registration with Companies House
You have a further 10 days to submit your mortgage charges forms and relevant documents with Companies House. In short, you have 31 days to do it.
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