Filing of e-form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) – INC-22A

1. Effective ‘e-form Active’ is effective from 25th February, 2019.

2. Applicability Every company incorporated on or before the 31st December, 2017 shall file particulars of the company and its registered office.

3. Exempted Companies – Following companies are not required to file “e-form ACTIVE”:

i) Struck off companies

ii) Under process of Striking off companies

iii) Under process of liquidation companies

iv) Amalgamated companies

v) Dissolved companies

4. Companies restricted from filing “e-form ACTIVE” : Company which has not filed its due financial statements under section 137 or due annual returns under section 92 or both with registrar unless such company is under management dispute and registrar has recorded the same on the register.

5. Due date: Due date of filing of “e-form ACTIVE” is 25th April, 2019.

6. Consequences of non filing of “e-form ACTIVE” :

i) Status of company shall be marked as “ACTIVE – non-compliant” in MCA master data.

ii) Barred from filing of following forms:

a) SH-07 (Change in Authorised Capital)

b) PAS-03 (Change in Paid – up Capital)

c) DIR-12 (Change in Director except cessation)

d) INC- 22 (Change in Registered office)

e) INC-28 (Amalgamation, Demerger)

7. Particulars of Form INC – 22A

i. a) Corporate Identity Number (CIN) of the company

b) Name of the company

c) Address of registered office (photo of registered office also showing therein at least one Director(s) / KMP who has affixed his/her Digital Signature to this form is mandatory)

d) E-mail ID of company

e) OTP for E-mail ID of company

f) Whether company listed or not (Yes/No)

ii. a) Numbers of Directors

b) The maximum number of Directors are beyond limits prescribed in Companies Act, 2013 based on resolution (Date of resolution and SRN of MGT-14)

c) List of Directors on the date of filing along with DIN number of director and status of DIN.

iii. Details of Statutory Auditors

a) Number of Auditor(s) appointed

b) Category of Auditor (Individual / Auditor’s Firm)

c) Name of Auditor/ Auditor’s Firm

d) Membership No. of Auditor or Auditor’s Firm Registration Number (FRN)

e) Period for which auditor(s) appointed.

iv. Whether company is required to appoint Cost Auditor (Yes/No), If yes

a) Category of Auditor (Individual/ Partnership Firm/ Limited Liability Partnership)

b) Membership No. of Cost Auditor or member representing the Cost Auditor’s firm/ Limited Liability Partnership

c) Name of Cost Auditor or member representing the firm/ Limited Liability Partnership

d) Firm Registration No. (FRN) of Cost Auditor/ Cost Auditor’s firm/ Limited Liability Partnership

e) Name of Cost Auditor’s Firm/ Limited Liability Partnership

f) Financial Year to be covered by the Cost Auditor(s)

v. Details of Managing Director or Chief Executive Officer or Manager or Whole Time Director of the company

vi. Details of Company Secretary of the company, if applicable (PAN, Name & Membership No.)

vii. Details of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), if applicable

viii. SRN of AOC-4/AOC-4 XBRL and MGT-7 filed for the Financial Year 2017-18

ix. Attachments:

a) Photograph of registered office showing external building and inside office and also showing therein at least one director/KMP who has affixed his/her Digital Signature to this form.

b) Optional attachments, if any.

Title Notification No. Date
MCA notifies late Fees of Rs. 10000 for newly notified e-form ACTIVE G.S.R. .. (E) 21/02/2019
Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 G.S.R.(E) 21/02/2019

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  1. Vasu Aggarwal says:

    Mam what is the solution to wrong Period of Account appearing in the field of auditor details i.e. its appearing 01/04/14 to 31/03/15 while appointment was done for 5 years on 01/04/14 ? If we file ADT 1 again it will lead to hefty fines .

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