Find software for filing company documents

Filing annual accounts, returns and tax accounts

Companies House has tested the software listed.

You should consider which features you need and make sure the software you choose has those features, for example if you need software to deal with inactive accounts (sometimes called ‘dormant accounts’).

You must first register as an electronic filer.

The following is a list of software and the kinds of accounts you can use it for.

Supplier Product Dormant Micro Entity Abridged Small Full
Ajaccts AJACCTS Yes Yes - - -
Acorah Software Products Ltd TaxCalc Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
BTCSoftware Limited AP Solution Yes - Yes Yes -
Capium Limited Capium Accounts Production Yes - Yes - -
CaseWare UK CaseWare Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CCH Software (Wolters Kluwer) CCH iXBRL Review & Tag Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CCH Software (Wolters Kluwer) CCH Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
CoreFiling Limited Seahorse Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Eureka Software Eureka Software - Yes Yes Yes -
Forbes Computer Systems Ltd Forbes Accounts, Forbes Company Register, Forbes EINC Yes Yes - Yes Yes
gbooks gbooks Company Accounts Yes Yes - Yes Yes
IRIS Software IRIS Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IRIS Software PTP Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Keytime Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Quality Management Software Ltd CT600CH Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accountant Cloud - Final Accounts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accounts Production Advanced Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Taxfiler Taxfiler Accounts Production Yes Yes Yes Yes -
Thomson Reuters Digita Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
VT Software Limited VT Filer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Xero Xero Tax Yes Yes - - -

Software for Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs)

Supplier Product
Acorah Software Products Ltd TaxCalc Accounts Production
CaseWare UK CaseWare Accounts Production
CCH Software (Wolters Kluwer) CCH iXBRL Review & Tag
CCH Software (Wolters Kluwer) CCH Accounts Production
CoreFiling Limited Seahorse
Eureka Software Eureka Software
Forbes Computer Systems Ltd Forbes Accounts, Forbes Company Register, Forbes EINC
gbooks gbooks Company Accounts
IRIS Software IRIS Accounts Production
IRIS Software PTP Accounts Production
Keytime Accounts Production
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accounts Production
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accountant Cloud - Final Accounts
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accounts Production Advanced
Taxfiler Taxfiler Accounts Production
VT Software Limited VT Filer

Software for charities

Supplier Product
CCH Software (Wolters Kluwer) CCH iXBRL Review & Tag
CCH Software (Wolters Kluwer) CCH Accounts Production
CoreFiling Limited Seahorse
Forbes Computer Systems Ltd Forbes Accounts, Forbes Company Register, Forbes EINC
IRIS Software IRIS Accounts Production
IRIS Software PTP Accounts Production
Keytime Accounts Production
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accounts Production
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accountant Cloud - Final Accounts
Sage (UK) Limited Sage Accounts Production Advanced

Uploading your accounts to Companies House

Tax account software generates electronic accounts in Inline eXtensible Reporting Language (iXBRL).

The following software has a direct filing link to Companies House:

Supplier Product
eFile Ready Limited eCompany Services

The following software can validate your iXBRL:

Supplier Product
Xmetric Limited Surefile Accounts