Dormant Accounts

File your Dormant Company Accounts (DCA) hassle-free – designed for audit-exempt companies. Each UK limited company must annually submit accounts. Dormant companies, those not engaged in trading, are exempt from filing full accounts, but the filing of dormant accounts is mandatory to prevent penalties from companies house.

Affotax provides dormant accounts filing service for UK limited companies, regardless of whether the company was incorporated by using our service or not. The process takes no longer than 24 hours and we, Affotax, are the most affordable choice.

Dormant Accounts Standard

Our exclusive dormant accounts package will help you prepare your dormant accounts for UK limited companies, and submit them to Companies House within 3 working days.


Dormant Accounts Express

The express delivery package: Prepare and file your dormant accounts for UK limited companies and submit them to Companies House within one working day.


Dormant Accounts & Confirmation Statement Bundle

A company must file dormant company accounts and a confirmation statement if it has never traded. This service includes filing inactive accounts and confirming the confirmation statement, including the Companies House fee.


Advantages of Our Dormant Account Services:

📊 Effortless Compliance: For effortless compliance, handle inactive corporate account filing with simplicity.

🔒 Safe Data Management: Now your company's financial data will be handled securely, guaranteeing the highest level of safety.

📋 Expertise: Entrust the preparation and submission of your company's dormant accounts to knowledgeable professionals.

🗣️ Personalised Guidance: Throughout the inactive account filing procedure, get access to our committed support team for individualised help.

⏱️ Resource Optimisation: To free up time and resources and concentrate on your main company goals, outsource the preparation of dormant accounts.

You may simplify the annual reporting requirements for your dormant accounts and transform your approach to compliance with our first-rate dormant account services. Learn about a simplified procedure that offers a complete solution for efficiently managing dormant accounts in addition to guaranteeing regulatory compliance.


1. What are Dormant Company Accounts?

Dormant Company Accounts refer to the financial statements of a company that has had no financial transactions during the accounting period. It is a simplified form of financial reporting required by Companies House for companies that are not actively trading.

2. Who needs to file Dormant Company Accounts?

Companies that have not engaged in any significant financial activities, such as trading, sales, or acquiring assets, during the accounting period may be eligible to file Dormant Company Accounts. This typically applies to companies that are temporarily inactive or have not yet commenced trading.

3. What is the purpose of filing Dormant Company Accounts?

Filing Dormant Company Accounts is a legal requirement for companies that meet the criteria for being dormant. It provides transparency to authorities and stakeholders by confirming that the company has had no substantial financial activities during the reporting period.

4. Are Dormant Company Accounts different from a Confirmation Statement?

Yes, Dormant Company Accounts and a Confirmation Statement are distinct requirements. Dormant Company Accounts focus on financial information and are an annual submission to detail the company's financial inactivity. A Confirmation Statement, on the other hand, provides general company information and must also be filed annually with Companies House.

5. Can a company with trading history file Dormant Company Accounts?

If your company has been actively trading at any point during the accounting period, it may not qualify for Dormant Company Accounts. Instead, you would need to file regular Annual abridged Accounts that reflect the company's financial activities.

6. What is the deadline for filing Dormant Company Accounts?

Dormant Company Accounts must be filed with Companies House within 9 months of the end of the company's financial year. It's important to ensure timely submission to avoid any potential penalties.

7. Can I prepare and file Dormant Company Accounts myself?

Yes, you can prepare and file Dormant Company Accounts on your own. However, the process may involve understanding specific accounting principles and Companies House requirements. Many businesses choose to seek professional assistance to ensure accuracy and compliance.

8. What are the consequences of not filing Dormant Company Accounts?

Failure to file Dormant Company Accounts by the deadline can result in penalties from Companies House. These penalties can increase over time, so it's crucial to meet the filing requirements to avoid unnecessary financial consequences.

9. What does your Dormant Company Accounts service include?

Our Dormant Company Accounts service encompasses the thorough preparation and accurate filing of your Dormant Company Accounts to Companies House. We handle the paperwork and ensure compliance digitally, allowing you to focus on other aspects of your business.

10. How can I get started with filing Dormant Company Accounts?

Learn how to file dormant accounts: Simply select the Dormant Company Accounts package that suits your needs and follow the instructions to purchase or send us an email. Our team will guide you through the process, ensuring seamless and timely submission to Companies House.

If you have any further questions or require personalised guidance regarding Dormant Company Accounts, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team is here to assist you every step of the way.

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