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CIPC Annual Return - Companies

All companies and close corporations are required by law to lodge their annual returns and Financial Accountability supplement (FAS) with CIPC within a certain time period every year.

Non-compliance with annual returns may lead to deregistration.

  • Companies have 30 business days from the date that the entity becomes due, to file annual returns before it is considered non-compliant with the Companies Act.
  • Close Corporations have from the first day of its anniversary month up until the thereafter, to file Annual Returns before it is non-compliant with the Close Corporations Act.
  • Annual Returns can only be filed electronically. ¬†

You can find out more from CIPC here

Creative CFO can help with this process and will:

  • Confirm your annual turnover for each year¬†outstanding
  • Determine the CIPC fee due for¬†each year¬†outstanding
  • Confirm the company and director information with you and if you require any updates (charged separately for address or director/member¬†amendments if required)
  • Facilitate the payment of the CIPC fee
  • File your annual return

Please select your turnover level from the latest approved financial statements from the variants below.

We rely on this information from you for the submission and will assume the accuracy of your selection. CIPC charges a fee that rises based on turnover and we will pay this on your behalf (watch how the price of the product rises when selecting turnover below).

We have not provided for penalties on submissions that are outstanding and late. We will inform you of any penalties that have accrued and you will need to make a top-up payment for us to process these.

If you have multiple years to submit, please select this using the quantity option.

Mandatory - please click here to add the Companies Disbursement Fee to your service order.