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Newspapers: reporting to Companies House

Business: Business Tax

If you’’re running a newspaper, you must send an ‘annual return for a newspaper’ to Companies House.

You must send an ‘annual return for a newspaper’ to Companies House if you:

  • publish any kind of newspaper more often than every 26 days
  • publish weekly or more often and the newspaper is mainly advertisements
  • charge people who buy the newspaper
  • distribute the newspaper in England, Wales or Ireland
  • include editorial content in the newspaper

You must send form ‘NLR1 – annual return for a newspaper’ to Companies House by 31 July every year. The address is on the form. You must include the £10 filing fee.

 

Report changes of proprietor

If the proprietor of the newspaper changes, you must send Companies House form NL2.

Annual returns for newspapers – when you need to send them