Corporation Tax: mandatory online filing and the end of a company's life
- HM Revenue & Customs
- Part of:
- Corporation Tax online filing and electronic payment, Corporation Tax, and Tax agent and adviser guidance
- First published:
- 13 June 2011
- Last updated:
- 19 April 2017, see all updates
HM Revenue and Custom's (HMRC's) approach to mandatory online filing at the end of a company's life.
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Companies tend to have trouble producing full Company Tax Returns at the end of their lives. They face further specific problems during any form of formal ‘winding up’ and the move to mandatory online filing brings these issues into sharp focus. For this reason, insolvent companies in any form of formal winding up or administration procedure are exempted from the requirement to file online. But that exemption doesn’t apply to companies moving towards informal striking off or during a solvent Members’ Voluntary Liquidation.
These cases present some practical difficulties. This guidance sets out the issues and gives detailed guidance about the approach that HMRC will take in dealing with them.
Published: 13 June 2011
Updated: 19 April 2017
- This guidance has been updated with a revised 'Corporation Tax: mandatory online filing and the end of a company's life' attachment.
- First published.