Friday, 22 February 2019

Geotagging of the Companies incorporated on or before 31st December 2017

Geotagging of the Companies incorporated on or before 31st December 2017

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on 21st February 2019 has issued the notifications in which the MCA has notified that the Companies incorporated on or before 31st December 2017 shall have to file E-form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) vide Form INC 22A. The said notifications shall come into effect from 25th February 2019 and the companies shall have to file the form by 25th April 2019. The following companies whose due Financial statements or Annual Return or both are not filed will not be able to file the Form.

However, the following companies are not required to file the Form:-

  1. Struck off companies
  2. Under the process of striking off companies
  3. Under Amalgamation companies
  4. Under Liquidation companies
  5. Dissolved companies
Particulars required to be filled in the Form
  1. CIN of the Company
  2. Address of the Company
  3. Longitude and latitude of the Address of Company
  4. Email ID of the Company
  5. List of Directors
  6. Detail of Statutory auditors
  7. Detail of Cost auditor, if applicable
  8. Detail of MD or CEO or Manager or WTD of Company
  9. Detail of Company Secretary, if applicable
  10. Detail of CFO, if applicable
  11. Detail of SRN of AOC 4 and MGT 7 filed for FY 2017-18
  12. Photograph of registered office showing external building and inside photo of office showing therein atleast 1 Director / KMP whose DSC has been affixed

Consequences of Late filing / Non Filing

  1. The fee of Rs. 10,000/- shall be levied if the form has been filed after 25th April 2019.
  2. The Company shall be marked as "ACTIVE non-compliant" in the MCA database.
  3. The Company shall be barred from filing the following e-forms:-
    • Form SH-7
    • Form PAS-3
    • Form DIR-12
    • Form INC 22
    • Form INC 28

N.K. Goel & Bros.
Chartered Accountants
CA Yashu Goel