Changes to UK company law removed the option for small companies to file abbreviated accounts for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2016.
If you’re a small company you have 4 options for filing your accounts:
You must meet at least 2 of the following:
These joint accounts are suitable for small companies who are audit exempt and need to file full accounts to us and HMRC. You can also file your tax return with HMRC at the same time.
These accounts are suitable for companies limited by shares or by guarantee that have never traded and can be filed using our WebFiling Service.
To file micro-entity accounts you need to sign-in to our WebFiling service and choose the micro-entity accounts type.
To file abridged accounts you have 3 options:
See our accounts guidance for more information.
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