What is DS01 form?
Form DS01 is used to formally dissolve or strike-off an unwanted company, which means its name will be removed from the Companies House register and it will no longer legally exist.
How can I stop my first gazette notice for compulsory strike off?
Any interested party can submit a formal objection to the impending compulsory Strike Off action. That could mean directors, shareholders or even company creditors who don’t want to see the company dissolved before they’ve been paid.
What is a final gazette notice?
A Gazette notice will declare that the company will be struck off Companies House and cease to legally exist. The strike off notice will give you three months until the company is removed from the register as a result of failure to file company accounts or non-payment of tax.
Can DS01 be submitted 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.
What happens when a company is dissolved by Companies House?
The company’s bank account will be frozen from the date of dissolution. Any credit balance in the account and other assets will pass to the Crown – you’ll have to restore the company to get anything back.
What is Companies House form ds01 used for?
Companies House Form DS01. This Companies House Form DS01 (Strike off a company from the register), is the form that should be used to notify the Registrar that the company named has applied to the Registrar to be struck off the Register and dissolved.
Do all directors need to sign the ds01 form?
Unfortunately, at present, Companies House only accept this as a paper form and not electronically. The form should be signed by a majority of the directors. If there are 2 directors both should sign. What does it cost? A cheque (or postal order) for £10 and made payable to Companies House must be sent with the completed form DS01.
Can I Close my company with a ds01?
See our guidance on Company strike off, dissolution and restoration. Only use the paper DS01 form if you cannot close your company online. It will take much longer to process paper applications sent to us by post – this could delay your company being struck off. A paper application costs £10 and you can only pay by cheque or postal order.
Where do I send the form ds01 and cheque?
Where do I send the form DS01 and cheque? 1 Companies House, Crown Way, Cardiff CF14 3UZ – for English and Welsh companies 2 Companies House 4th Floor Edinburgh Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9FF – for Scottish companies 3 Companies House 2nd Floor The Linenhall, 32-38 Linenhall Street, Belfast BT2 8BG – for Northern Ireland companies