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Tony, we wrote to HMRC letting them know our company was dormant ti

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Hi Tony, we wrote to HMRC letting them know our company was dormant till July 2014. Shortly, after that date we received some income so I need to let them know which I want to do via the online system.
- Do you know if the online form will accept an August 2014 date as the date the company became active as it's more than 3 months ago?
- What the likely penalty, if any, is we'll incur for telling them late? (This was due to a misunderstanding as while we received some grant / external funding from that time we are only now starting to actually makes sales so we'd mistakenly thought we did not need to tell them until now.)
- Is there anything else we should do re: this i.e. can we just fill in form or do we need to contact HMRC? If so, what should we say?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  TonyTax replied 2 years ago.
I will opt out of this as I don't use the HMRC software for corporate tax returns.
Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 2 years ago.
It seems the professional has left this conversation. This happens occasionally, and it's usually because the professional thinks that someone else might be a better match for your question. I've been working hard to find a new professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right professional can take a little longer than expected.
I wonder whether you're OK with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Nicola, I can wait but ideally need an answer tomorrow or the day after.The reply mentioned something about Tony having passed on the message to a colleague. Is that you or another tax advisor?Best,
Expert:  Nicola-mod replied 2 years ago.
We will continue to look for a Professional to assist you. I am a moderator for the site, not an Expert myself.
Thank you for your patience,
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi Nicola, never mind. I will take care of this myself now.