MCA extended Due Date of filing 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.