Companies House will issue late filing penalty invoice to your LLP if the accounts are submitted to them after your statutory filing deadline. The penalty notice will be delivered to your LLP registered office address.
The notice will show your LLP filing due date, the date of you filed your LLP accounts and the amount of the penalty due.
How to pay?
Information on how to pay the penalty is enclosed within the penalty notice. Methods of payment can be by cheque or bank transfer.
Pay by cheque
For limited liability partnerhip (LLP) registered in England and Wales, and Northern Ireland, the cheque must be sent to:
P O Box 710
For LLP registered in Scotland, the payment must be sent to:
Edinburg Quay 2
Please write your LLP number and LLP name on the back of the cheque and send the cheque together with the remittance slip to the correct address specified above.
Pay by bank transfer, BACS, internet transfer
You may pay your late filing penalty by bank transfer. Companies House bank details are as follows:
Account name:Late filing penalties receipts
Bank address:National Westminster Bank, Roath, Cardiff
Sort code:52 21 07
Swift code (for overseas payments):NW BK GB 2122X
Remember to email the bank payment details to LFPFinance@companieshouse.gov.uk providing your LLP name and number to expedite the settlement.
If you do not pay the penalty, Companies House will ask their debt collectors to take action. Ultimately the matter will be decided in the County Court or Sheriff Court and they may seek to recover their legal costs if the court finds in favour of the registrar.
Concise Accountancy offers LLP accounts filing services. Our accountants can help you to take care of your LLP accounts and filing. Feel free to contact our accountants to discuss your LLP accountancy requirements.