December is usually a very busy period at Companies house. it’s not advisable living it to the last minute.
Start planning early for filing your cic accounts and make sure you know your company’s filing deadline. Check and make sure you have recorded all your Income and expenditure .
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Companies House Opening Hours during the festive season
Find out the Availability of the companies house contact centre and filing services over the festive season. If you forgotten your authentication code for example, they only send duplicate ones via normal post. So make sure you allow enough time.
CIC Tax return
A community interest company (Or CIC) is liable to Corporation tax as a company. This applies to all it’s Trading profits, Investment Income and any gains.
Unlike a charity, a CIC is not entitled to any specific corporation tax exemption.
Penalty for late filing of CIC Accounts
In 2017, there were 503 people who filed within the hour before the deadline (31 December 2017). But another 28,874 missed the cut-off point completely.
For private limited companies, missing the deadline incurs a penalty of £150. This fine continues to increase to £1,500 for accounts that are more than 6 months late. The penalty is doubled if your accounts are late 2 years in a row.
If you have not yet filed Annual Accounts for a CIC (Community Interest Company), then please beware that the process and procedures for filing the Annual Accounts at Companies House is different from normal electronic filings.
How the accounts are filed
Firstly, you cannot file electronic Annual Accounts. These must be done by paper. it does help to allow enough time as possible.
In order to file the Annual Accounts you will need to prepare a form CIC 34 also.
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