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Submitting Accounts to the FSSU

Community and Comprehensive schools

The first year of submission for the Community and Comprehensive schools will be for the school year 2019/2020.

Voluntary Secondary Schools

To ensure compliance with Section 18 of the Education Act, 1998 the following must be completed by February 28th of the year following the end of the previous school year:

  • A pdf copy of the approved annual accounts is to be uploaded to our online submission system, it is NOT necessary for accounts to be sent to the FSSU
  • The schools trial balance is to be inputted to our online submission system

Failure to comply with this deadline will result in the school being selected for audit

> Access the online accounts system

> User Manual on Online Annual Accounts Submission

> Video on the accounts Submission

Board of Management Authorisation Letter

The annual accounts will be accompanied by a separate authorisation letter completed by the board of management which will allow the external accountant/auditor to file data to the online portal which is now required from boards of management by the Charities Regulator and the Central Statistics Office.

BOM Authorisation Letter for 2020 accounts

BOM Authorisation Letter for 2020 accounts-Irish

BOM Authorisation Letter for 2019 accounts

Accounts submission Timescale

To assist with meeting the 28th February deadline, we have created a six month timescale following the end of the school year to complete the annual accounts for submission to the FSSU.
> See timescale