ACRA Annual Return Filing

The Companies Act (Cap. 50), mandates that every company must file a return annually containing its particulars, with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).

What's included in your
Annual Return filing service?​

AGM documentations

Preparation of AGM or AGM exemption resolution.

Annual Return Filing​

Filing of Annual Return to ACRA

ACRA Filing Fees Inclusive​

Our rates are inclusive of the actual annual return filing fee.

Free Business Profile​

Upon successful filing, we will also send you an updated most recent Free Business Profile.

File your Annual Return at a one time fee of $200

Inclusive of all associated filing fees. No Surprises.

File your Annual Return​.

Ensure that your filing is completed before the deadline to avoid ACRA penalties.​

In a nutshell​

What is Annual Return?​

Part of a Company’s annual compliance matters, an annual return is a form submission to ACRA that must be submitted electronically annually to ACRA; and is mandatory for all Singapore registered companies. A fee of $60 is payable to ACRA for every submission.

The annual return holds information of the company such as the name, and particulars of directors, company secretary as well as shareholders and other stakeholders of the company.

The purpose of the annual return is to provide key information to help in informed decision making for the company’s stakeholders. You may appoint Leftright Corporate as your company secretary or engage us in a one-time assistance with annual returns filing.

Late filing fees​

ACRA will impose a minimum fee of $300 up to a maximum of $600 for Annual Return filing that has been past its deadline.

For companies who should’ve held an AGM, that have held it late is also liable to a late fee of another $300.


File your Annual Return @ $200

For companies with Financial Year Ending (FYE) on or after 31st August 2018, the deadline for filing of Annual Return for non-listed companies is 7 months after its Financial Year End (FYE), and 5 months after FYE for listed companies.

A late filing charge of at least $300 will be imposed by ACRA if submissions are late.

File your Annual Return in
3 simple steps


Answer some basic questions

Prior to your filing, we need to make sure if any changes had taken place from the previous filing, or since incorporation.


We take care of the paperwork

We will prepare any other additional documents that are mandatory, prior to your Annual Returns Filing submission.


You're all set!

After all documentation and information is correct, we will proceed to file your Annual Return before the deadline. After which, we’ll send you your latest free Business Profile.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to prepare in order to engage your filing service?

We would need:

  • Your latest Business Profile.
  • Ensure that your Financial Statements are prepared according to the Singapore Financial Reporting Standard (SFRS).
  • Respective authorization letter.
  • If AGM has been held, the date it was held.
  • Information on whether there had bene movement / changes in the number of shares from the previous filing date till present.
What if since incorporation, or my last recent filing, there had been changes to my company particulars?

In order for us to accurately file your Annual Return, you must inform us of the changes to your Company’s particulars. Examples include:

  • Change in Company name
  • Change in registered address
  • Change in Share Capital
  • Transfer of Shares
  • Change in Company’s principal business activities

You must also ensure that these changes had already been earlier submitted to ACRA. You may check with your Company Secretary, or appoint Leftright Corporate as your Company Secretary.

What happens if I do not file an Annual Return at all?

If you are late in filing, ACRA will charge an additional $300 late fee as penalty.

If you fail to file your Annual Return, ACRA may consider prosecuting the directors, as this is a direct breach of the Companies Act.

Companies that continually fail to file for Annual Return for subsequent years can be struck off from the registrar.

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