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Get company information including registered address, previous company names, directors' details, accounts, annual returns and company reports, if it's been dissolved
The home of Companies House on GOV.UK. We incorporate and dissolve limited companies. We register company information and make it available to the public.
How to file company information - including directors, registered office and shareholders in your confirmation statement (previously AR01 annual return)
How to file your company annual accounts with Companies House
File changes to your company information including directors, shareholders and registered office address, and where your company records are kept
How to set up a limited company, appoint directors and shareholders or guarantors, and register for tax.
File your Company Tax Return with HMRC, and your company accounts with Companies House
Incorporate a private limited company - register it with Companies House and rules on directors, shares, articles of association and telling HMRC about the company
Use this service to apply to strike off a company from the Companies House register. It costs £8 to apply online, or £10 for a paper application.
How to close a limited company - strike off, dissolution, voluntary liquidation - or allow to become dormant
How to follow companies and find company information for free using our online services.
How to close down your limited company by getting it struck off the Companies Register
Contact Companies House to register your limited company, file returns and accounts
Running a limited company - including directors' responsibilities, company annual returns, reporting company changes and how to take money out of a limited company
Accounts for Companies House and Company Tax Returns for HMRC - what you must send, deadlines, filing separately or together
A condensed list of SIC codes for providing Companies House with a description of your company's nature of business.
How to send your information to Companies House using our online services.
Set up and run a business partnership - naming a partnership, registering with HMRC, partnership tax returns and legal responsibilities
Times and days we're open for business. Information about public access and sending post to Companies House.
How to request and manage the authentication code you'll need to file information online at Companies House.
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