Academies alert - Extended deadline for submission of academy trust financial statements

27.08.2020
Rebecca Frost
Charities

The ESFA have decided to extend the deadline for submission of academy trust financial statements for the year ended 31 August 2020 by one month. The deadline for submission is now 31 January 2021.

Academy trust accounting officers should have received a letter from Eileen Milner, the ESFA chief executive, informing them of this decision. 

In line with this, the deadline for the submission of the 2020 Academies Accounts Return is extended to 23 February 2021, and the publication of accounts on academy trust websites will not be required until 28 February 2021. 

The letter encourages academy trusts to aim for the usual deadlines with the knowledge that the additional time is available should issues arise and this would also be our recommendation.

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