Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 21-02-2019 has bring a new concept Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification by the Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 notified with effect from 25th February 2019 and which introduces new E-FORM ACTIVE (INC-22A).
Pursuant to the provisions of the amended rules, every company incorporated on or before the 31st December, 2017 shall file the particulars of the company and its registered office, in E-Form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) on or before 25.04.2019.
No fee is payable till 25th April 2019 thereafter fee of Rs.10,000/- is payable.
INC-22A E-form Active can not be filed in following cases:
The companies which 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
In case a company does not intimate the said particulars, the Company shall be marked as “ACTIVE-non-compliant” on or after 26th April, 2019 and shall be liable for action under sub-section (9) of section 12 of the Act:
Provided also that no request for recording the following event based information or changes shall be accepted by the Registrar from such companies marked as “ACTIVE non compliant”. Unless ” e-Form ACTIVE” is filed –
Where a company files “e-Form ACTIVE”, on or after 26th April’ 2019, the company shall be marked as “ACTIVE Compliant”, on payment of fee of TEN THOUSAND RUPEES”.
All those Companies whose paid up Capital is % Crore or above will have to appoint a Whole time Company Secretaries within 2 months i.e 25 April 2019 to keep the status Active of the Company.
The form is to be filed with DSC of Two directors and certification from professional is also required.
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