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What Is a Dormant Company?

What Is a Dormant Company? Companies not engaging in business activity or generating revenue through trading are tagged as “dormant” or inactive.

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Video Blog: What are Dormant Company Accounts?

In our latest video blog, Peter explains what Dormant Company Accounts are, who can file them, and what to do if you miss the deadline. See here for more information on our own Dormant Company Accounts service.

What’s the difference between Annual Returns & Annual Accounts?

For years now we've been banging on about the difference Annual Returns and Annual Accounts - well now we've made a video about it! Here's Laura with the explanation: See here for more information on: Our Annual Return Services Our Dormant Company Accounts Service Please let us know what you think of the video via the below comments function.

How do I form a Dormant Company?

First, let’s look at the Companies House definition of a dormant company: “A company is dormant if it has had no ‘significant accounting transactions’ during the accounting period. A significant accounting transaction is one which the company should enter in its accounting records.

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