Can you submit Form DS01 online?
A DS01 is the form you will have to submit if you want to dissolve your limited company. The form can be obtained from Companies House, filled in by hand, and posted. You can also complete this process entirely online through the Companies House website.
How do I submit DS01?
To apply to strike off your limited company, you must send Companies House form DS01. The form must be signed by a majority of the company’s directors. You should deal with any of the assets of the company before applying, eg close any bank accounts and transfer any domain names.
Can I strike off company online?
You can apply to strike off your company online, using your Companies House account and authorisation code. Form DS01 can also be filed on paper – this usually takes longer to process. For companies with multiple directors, more than half of the directors need to sign the application before it can be submitted.
Do you need to send DS01 to HMRC?
Pay any staff their final wages and salary. Prepare final accounts and a company tax return and send these to HMRC, stating that these are the final accounts and that the company will be dissolved shortly. (You won’t need to file final accounts with Companies House.)
How long does a DS01 take to process?
How Long Does a Ds01 Take to Process? It currently takes around 3 months to strike a company off the register, from the moment the DS01 is submitted.
Where do I send my DS01 form?
Where do I send the form DS01 and cheque?
- Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff CF14 3UZ – for English and Welsh companies.
- Companies House 4th Floor Edinburgh Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9FF – for Scottish companies.
How do I close my limited company without paying taxes?
The two main ways to dissolve a limited company are: An informal or voluntary strike-off. Members’ voluntary liquidation.
When can I use Form DS01?
To use the strike off procedure using the DS01 form, in the last 3 months the company must not have: Traded (or otherwise carried on in business) Sold any property or rights owned by the business which it previously sold while trading.
How do I pay my DS01 form?
You should only send a paper form DS01 if you cannot apply online. It’s taking much longer than usual to process paper documents sent to us by post. It’s cheaper to apply online. It costs £8 and you can pay the fee using a debit or credit card.
Where do I go to get a ds01 form?
A DS01 is the form you will have to submit if you want to dissolve your limited company. The form can be obtained from Companies House, filled in by hand, and posted. There is not currently the facility to complete this process entirely online.
When do directors have to sign ds01 form?
If your company has two directors then both must sign the form in order for it to be accepted. Within seven days of sending the DS01 to Companies House you must also send a copy to any shareholders, creditors, and employees, as well as any directors who did not sign the form.
When to use a ds01 form for dissolving a company?
What is a DS01 Form? Dissolving a company i.e. striking it off the Companies House register, is a process you can complete yourself using form DS01. This procedure can only be used if the company is solvent and has not been involved in any of the following activities during the last three months:
How long does a ds01 take to process?
How Long Does a Ds01 Take to Process? It currently takes around 3 months to strike a company off the register, from the moment the DS01 is submitted. How Much Does it Cost to Strike Off a Company?