As of 1 July 2018 CIPC has mandated that all qualifying entities should submit their Annual Financial Statements to the registrar in XBRL format. With InfoDocs you can manage and submit all your annual returns from one place.
Step 1: Choose the company you would like to submit an annual return for and on the right-hand side of the dashboard click File Annual Return.
Step 2: This will give you two options to select from, either Submit Annual Return with FAS or Submit Annual Return with AFS. If you are unsure which one applies, read this article and follow the corresponding steps below.
Submit with Annual Financial Statement (AFS):
Step 3: When you have selected Submit Annual Return with AFS click Next.
Step 4: A window will pop up to ask you to fill in the turnover (total sales) for the year and the audit type. Click Choose File to upload the XBRL formatted AFS (“iXBRL”) and click Upload. Once it has successfully uploaded click Next.
Step 5: Fill in the company details and SIC Code and click Next.
Step 6: A summary window will pop up to give you a break down of your fees. This will be made up of:
- Your annual return fee to CIPC (based on your turnover as per below table)
- Any penalties due to late submission
- A small submission fee of R50
|Annual Turnover||Filing within 30 business days after anniversary date||Filing more than 30 days after the anniversary date|
|Less than R1 million||R100||R150|
|R1 million but less than R10 million||R450||R600|
|R10 million but less than R25 million||R2000||R2500|
|R25 million or more||R3000||R4000|
|Re-Instatement Application (Form CoR40.5)||R200|
Step 7: Choose your payment method and click Submit to CIPC.
You have successfully submitted your annual return, you will receive a confirmation certificate when the return is finalized with CIPC.