Companies House deadlines extended automatically Reply

Extension of deadlines for filing accounts from 27 June 2020

From 27 June 2020, more companies will get an extension to their accounts filing deadline. Companies House will extend your company’s filing deadline if it falls any time from 27 June 2020 to 5 April 2021 (including these dates).

Company type Company has not had an extension or shortened their accounting reference period
Public limited companies (PLCs)* Filing deadline extended from 6 to 9 months
Private company Filing deadline extended from 9 to 12 months
LLP Filing deadline extended from 9 to 12 months
Overseas companies who are required to prepare and disclose accounts under parent law Filing deadline extended from 3 to 6 months
SEs* Filing deadline extended from 6 to 9 months

*For PLCs and SEs whose original accounts filing deadline fell on or after 30 June 2020 before it was extended by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, this extension will apply and supersede the extension under the Act.

Confirmation statement

Companies and other types of business registered at Companies House will get more time to file their confirmation statement.

The current 14 day deadline (from the end of your review period) will be extended to 42 days. It will apply to:

  • companies
  • LLPs
  • Scottish limited partnerships (SLPs)
  • Scottish qualifying partnerships (SQPs)
  • SEs

It’s an automatic extension – you do not need to apply for more time.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-companies-etc-filing-requirements-temporary-modifications-regulations-2020/temporary-changes-to-companies-house-filing-requirements