As you all are aware, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 and Companies (Registration offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2019 which have come into force from 25.02.19. As per the revised Rules, Companies not flouting the applicable provisions of maintenance of Registered office, appointment of Statutory Auditor(s) /Cost Auditor(s), Key Managerial Personnel, Company Secretary will have the status as ‘ACTIVE-Non-Compliant’.
To ensure Compliance, every company incorporated on or before 31.12.17 is required to file the e-form INC-22A-Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification (ACTIVE).
Source email from CA. Prafulla P. Chhajed, President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India