Registered companies in the UK are required to prepare annual accounts for Companies House and HMRC every year. The purpose of these accounts is to report the financial activity of the company and work out how much corporation tax it must pay to HMRC.
Directors are legally responsible for making sure the annual accounts are completed accurately and submitted by the statutory filing deadline. Copies must also be given to shareholders.
You must pay Corporation Tax on profits from doing business as a limited company, any foreign company with a UK branch or office, a club, co-operative or other unincorporated association, eg a community group or sports club.You don’t get a bill for Corporation Tax. There are specific things you must do to work out, pay and report your tax.