Companies House annual returns and accounts

Please note: Companies House guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website. We provide links to the key information below.

Accounts and tax returns for private limited companies
Statutory and abbreviated annual accounts, Company Tax Returns, paying Corporation Tax, corrections, amendments and dealing with losses

Change your company's year end
Your company's financial year can be from 9 to 18 months long - find out how to change it

Find software for filing company documents
Find Companies House-recognised filing software to manage your company accounts, returns and tax accounts

Your confirmation statement
You need to check that the information Companies House has about your company is correct every year - called a confirmation statement (previously an annual return)

Your limited company's first accounts and Company Tax Return
How to align your deadlines for accounts and Company Tax Returns at the end of your limited company's first year