MCA Extends Due date of filing form INC 22A (ACTIVE) till 15th June 2019


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MCA Extends Due date of filing form INC 22A (ACTIVE) till 15th June 2019

“It has been decided to extend the date to June 15,” confirmed a corporate affairs ministry official.

News coming that government has extended the deadline of filing form INC 22A (ACTIVE) to June 15, giving corporates more time to comply with a provision aimed at spotting shell companies.

The disclosure requirement, which came into effect from February, make it mandatory for registered companies to upload pictures of their business premises and at least one director. The last date for filing FORM INC 22A (ACTIVE)  was Thursday, April 25 which is now extended till 15th June 2019.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs have received many representations from industry associations for Extension of the Due date with many companies yet to comply thereafter Ministry of Corporate Affairs decided to Extend the Due date of form INC 22A.

This new electronic form INC 22A, which is also known as e-Form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification), was notified as part of the Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 in February. If the form is filed within the due date, there is no fee, and if not filed with in due date then late filing will attract a fine of Rs 10,000.

A non-compliant company would not be able to amend its capital structure, Change in Directorship or carry out any merger or amalgamation.

BELOW IS EXTRACT OF OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION/CIRCULAR:

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i)]

Government of India

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Notification

New Delhi, 25th, April, 2019.

G.S.R….. (E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 396,398,399, 403 and 404 read with sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Second Amendment Rules,

(2) They shall come into force from the date of publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, in the Annexure, in item FEE FOR FILING e- Form ACTIVE under rule 25A of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014., the following shall be substituted, namely.-

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(i) Fee payable till 15.06.2019 on e -form ACTIVE

(ii) Fee payable (in delayed case).

Rs.10,000

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[F. No. 01/16/2013 CL-V (Pt-I)]

K.V.R. MURTY, JOINT SECRETARY

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Part 11, Extra ordinary, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 268(E), dated the 31st March, 2014 and subsequently amended by:-

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Serial Number

Notification Number

Notification Date

1.

G.S.R. 297 (E)

28-04-2014

2.

G.S.R. 122 (E)

24-02-2015

3.

G.S.R. 438 (E)

29-05-2015

4.

G.S.R. 493 (E)

06-05-2016

5.

G.S.R. 48 (E)

20-01-2018

6.

G.S.R. 435 (E)

07-05-2018

7.

G.S.R. 616 (E)

05-07-2018

8.

G.S.R. 797 (E)

21-08-2018

9.

G.S.R. 905 (E)

20-09-2018

10.

G.S.R. 143 (E)

21-02-2019

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  1. their is acute shortage of company secretaries. and it has been made compulsory for all listed companies to have full time company secretary more over their work for him.
    it is drain of shareholder resources and the website is not accepting 22a if company secretary is not appointed.
    Correspond with MCA in this matter,this is not ease of doing business in india
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