The Ministry of Corporate Affairs through a notification dated February 21, 2019 has introduced the Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019. Under the new rules, all companies registered before December 31, 2017 are required to file eForm ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) – INC22A on or before April 25, 2019. Failure to file e-Form Active will lead to a penalty of INR 10,000. To file Form INC22A or ACTIVE, the company must have filed its annual return for the FY2017-18. If a company is struck off or under the process of striking-off or liquidation, the Form ACTIVE need not be filed. If a company does not file Form 22A or ACTIVE before April 25, 2019, then the company would be marked as ACTIVE non-compliant. Once a company is marked as ACTIVE non-compliant, it would not be able to file or effect any of the following changes: 1. Changes in authorized capital (Form SH-07) 2. Changes in paid-up capital (Form PAS-03) 3. Changes in Director (Form DIR-12). 4. Cessation would be allowed. 5. Changes in Registered Office (Form INC-22) 6. Amalgamation or Merger (INC-28)
2 - 5 days
INR 1,500- 2,500
Baywiser advisor would assist the company in filing the above form to ensure timely compliance.
In the ACTIVE Form, the company is required to furnish the following particulars: 1. Name and address of the registered office of the Company 2. List of directors along with their DIN 3. Location of the registered office on Map 4. E-Mail ID of the company (OTP verification required) 5. Details of Statutory Auditor of the Company a. Whether Individual or audit firm b. PAN of Individual or audit firm c. Name of auditor or audit firm d. Membership no. of auditor e. Firm Registration no of audit firm f. Period for which appointed as Statutory Auditor (From and To Date) 6. SRN Details of Form MGT-7 and AOC-4 for FY 17-18 7. Photgraph of Registered Office showing external building (with name board) 8. DSC of both Directors 9. Details of Company Secretary (if applicable) 10. Photograph of office from inside showing therein atleast one director/KMP who has affixed his/her Digital signature to this form 11. Details of Cost Auditor (If Applicable) 12. Details of CFO (If Applicable)