Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide Notification dated 21 February 2019, inserted a new Rule 25A which mandates every company formed on or before 31st December 2017 to File a new form called as E-Form INC 22-A (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) also known as E-Form ACTIVE
WHO ALL ARE REQUIRED TO FILE E-FORM INC 22A/ E-FORM ACTIVE ?
- Every company whose Date of Incorporation is on or before 31st December 2017 including Private Limited, One Person Company (OPC), Public Limited, Nidhi Limited, Producer company, Section 8 Company etc is required to file E-FORM INC 22-A
- Further the Companies which has not filed its financial statements and annual returns with the Registrar of Companies, shall be restricted from filing EFORM INC-22 A (EFORM ACTIVE), unless such companies are under management dispute in the records of registrar.
WHICH COMPANIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM FILING E-FORM INC INC 22A/ E-FORM ACTIVE ?
- Where the above mentioned company have been struck off or are under process of striking off or under liquidation or amalgamated or dissolved, as recorded in the register, shall not be required to file E-form Active/ INC 21A
WHAT IS THE DUE DATE OF FILING INC INC 22A/ E-FORM ACTIVE ?
- The due date for filing of INC 22A for above mentioned companies is 25th April 2019
- In case a company does not File INC 22A with said particulars, the Company shall be marked as “ACTIVE- Non Compliant” on or after 26th April, 2019
WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF NOT FILING INC INC 22A/ E-FORM ACTIVE ?
- The status of the Companies will be Changed to “ACTIVE-NON COMPLAINT” on MCA Website.
- In case any company do not file the E-Form INC-22A ACTIVE, then no request for the recording of the following event-based information or changes will be recorded by the Registrar:
- Change in Authorized Capital
- Change in Paid-up Capital
- Changes in Director except cessation
- Change in Registered Office
- Amalgamation, De-merger
WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES FOR NOT FILING INC 22A/ E-FORM ACTIVE ?
- After The Due Date, 25th April, 2019 the Companies Can File the EFORM INC 22A/ ACTIVE only with the payment of late fees of Rs. 10,000/-
- The status of the Companies will be Changed from “ACTIVE COMPLAINT” to “ACTIVE-NON COMPLAINT”
WHAT ARE THE IMPORTANT DETAILS REQUIRED IN INC 22A/ E-FORM ACTIVE ?
Master Details of the Company, CIN, Name of Company, Email id, Registered office address of company, Name and DIN of directors
- AUDITOR’S DETAILS : Name of Auditor/Auditors Firm, PAN of Auditor, Membership Number of auditor or auditor’s firm’s registration number, Period of appointment
- ANNUAL FILING DETAILS OF THE COMPANY (FY 2017-2018) : SRN number of AOC-4 and MGT-7 filed for Financial Year 2017-2018
- Photograph of Registered Office showing external building and inside office also showing therein at least one director/ KMP who has affixed his/her Digital Signature to this form.
- Details of Cost Auditor, Company Secretary, Managing Director, CEO, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (if any)
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