FORM ADT-1

SECTION 139, 140 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013 & RULE 4(2) OF THE COMPANIES (AUDIT AND AUDITORS) RULES, 2014

This article will provide you brief understanding about Form ADT-1. Let’s start with its purpose of filing.

Form ADT- 1 is filed by every company to intimate the Registrar Of Companies about the appointment of an auditor after the conclusion of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) under fourth proviso to sub-section (1) of section 139 of The Companies Act, 2013.

DUE DATE

Form ADT-1 must be filed with the Registrar Of Companies within fifteen days of the meeting in which the auditor is appointed. Example, if the company’s AGM was held on 30 September 201X, then Form ADT 1 has to be filed by 15 October 201X.

DETAILS OF AUDITOR REQUIRED

  • Category of Auditor (Individual or Firm)
  • Income Tax permanent account number of auditor
  • Membership Number of auditor/ FRN
  • Address of the Auditor
  • Email id of the Auditor
  • Period of account for which appointed including number of Financial Years
  • Date of Appointment and Date of AGM
  • Tenure of previous appointment(s) of the auditor or auditor’s firm or its member in the same company
  • Additional details in case of Casual Vacancy
  • SRN of ADT-3
  • Membership number / FRN of auditor who has vacated
  • Date of Casual Vacancy
  • Reason of Casual Vacancy

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Following attachments are mandatory:

  • Company’s Board resolution copy
  • A written consent from the Auditor to such appointment
  • A certificate from the Auditor that he/she/it is not disqualified to be appointed as an Auditor under section 141
  • Copy of the intimation sent by company to the auditor

FILING FEE

The fees for filing Form ADT 1 with the registrar of companies are:

S.No. Nominal Share Capital of the Company Fee (in Rupees)
1 Less than 1,00,000 200
2 1,00,000 to 4,99,999 300
3 5,00,000 to 24,99,999 400
4 25,00,000 to 99,99,999 500
5 1,00,00,00 or more 600
6 Company not having Share Capital 200

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