List of Forms Eligible for Additional Fee Waiver Under Company Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 and LLP Settlement Scheme, 2020

The MCA vide its circular dated 30th March 2020 has issued Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 to promote defaulting companies to make a fresh start on a clean slate and waive the additional fee as charged under section 403 of Companies Act, 2013 which is applicable on certain forms to be filed with MCA.

  • This Scheme will comes into operation from 01st April, 2020 and will end on 30th September, 2020.
  • Company Law Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 is a Scheme condoning the delay in filing the form mentioned below with the Registrar, in so far it is relate to

a) charging of Additional Fees and

b) granting of immunity from launching of Prosecution or

c) proceedings for imposing Penalty on account of delay associated with filings.

In addition, the scheme gives an opportunity to inactive companies to get their companies declared “Dormant Company” under section 455 of the act by filing a simple application at Normal Fees.

As per Company Law Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 (CFSS, 2020) Companies have to pay ONLY NORMAL FEES of the forms WITHOUT ANY ADDITIONAL FEES.

This CFSS, 2020 Scheme shall apply on following forms:

S No. Form No. Description
1 23C Appointment of Cost Auditors
2 MR-2 Form of Application to the Central Government for approval of appointment or reappointment and remuneration or increase in remuneration or waiver for   excess or over payment to managing director or whole time director or manager and commission or remuneration to directors
3 ADT-2 Application for removal of auditor(s) from his/their office before expiry of term
4 NDH-2 Application for extension of time
5 DIR-3C Intimation of Director Identification Number by the company to the registrar
6 INC-12 Application for grant of License under section 8
7 MSC-1 Application to ROC for obtaining the status of dormant company
8 DIR-12 Particulars of appointment of directors and the key managerial personnel and the changes among them
9 INC-4 Intimation for Change in Member/Nominee
10 INC-6 One Person Company – Application for Conversion
11 INC-22 Notice of Situation or Change of situation of Registered Office of the Company
12 INC-27 Conversion of public company into private company or private company into public company
13 20B Annual Return
14 21A Annual Return for company having no share capital
15 23B Notice by Auditor
16 23D Information by cost auditor to Central Government
17 23AC Filing balance sheet and other documents with the Registrar
18 23AC- XBRL Form for filing XBRL document in respect of balance sheet and other documents with the Registrar.
19 Form 66 Form for submission of Compliance Certificate
20 AOC-4 Form for filing financial statement and other documents with the Registrar
21 AOC-4 CFS Form for filing consolidated financial statements and other documents with the Registrar
22 AOC- 4 (XBRL) Form for filing XBRL document in respect of financial statement and other documents with the Registrar
23 ADT-1 Information to the Registrar by company for appointment of auditor
24 ADT-3 Notice of Resignation by the Auditor
25 BEN-2 Return to the Registrar in respect of declaration under section 90
26 CRA-2 Form of Intimation of appointment of cost auditor by the company to Central Government
27 CRA-4 Form for filing Cost Audit Report with the Central Government
28 DPT-3 Return of deposits
29 DPT-4 Statement regarding deposits existing on the commencement of the Act
30 GNL-2 Form for submission of documents with the Registrar
31 INC-5 One Person Company- Intimation of exceeding threshold
32 IEPF-1 Statement of amounts credited to the Investor Education and Protection Fund
33 IEPF-2 Statement of unclaimed or unpaid amounts
34 IEPF-3 Statement of shares and unclaimed or unpaid dividend not transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund
35 IEPF-4 Statement of shares transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund
36 IEPF-6 Statement of unclaimed or unpaid amounts to be transferred to the Investor Education an Protection Fund
37 IEPF-7 Statement of amounts credited to IEPF on account of shares transferred to the fund
38 IEPF-5

e- verification report

Application to the authority for claiming unpaid amounts and shares out of Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) – E-verification report
39 I-XBRL Form for filing XBRL document in respect of cost audit report and other documents with the Central Government
40 MGT-7 Annual Return
41 MR-1 Return of appointment of key managerial personnel
42 MSC-3 Return of dormant companies
43 NDH-1 Return of Statutory Compliances
44 NDH-3 Return of Nidhi Company for the half year ended
45 NDH-4 Application for declaration as Nidhi Company and for updation of status by Nidhis
46 PAS-3 Return of allotment
47 SH-11 Return in respect of buy-back of securities
48 A-XBRL Form for filing XBRL document in respect of compliance report and other documents with the Central Government
49 DIR-3 KYC/Web form Application for KYC of Directors
50 FC-1 Information to be filled by Foreign company
51 FC-2 Return of alteration in the documents filed for registration by foreign company
52 FC-3 Annual accounts along with the list of all principal places of business in India established by foreign company
53 FC-4 Annual Return of a Foreign Company
54 INC-22A Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification (ACTIVE)
55 INC-20A Declaration for commencement of business
56 AOC-5 Notice of address at which books of account are maintained
57 DIR-11 Notice of resignation of a director to the Registrar
58 GNL-3 Particulars of person(s) or key managerial personnel charged or specified for the purpose of sub-clause (iii) or (iv) of clause 60 of section 2
59 INC-20 Intimation to Registrar of revocation/surrender of license issued under section 8
60 INC-28 Notice of order of the Court or Tribunal or any other competent authority
61 MGT-6 Return to the Registrar in respect of declaration under section 89 received by the company
62 MGT-10 Changes in shareholding position of promoters and top ten shareholders
63 MGT-14 Filing of Resolutions and agreements to the Registrar under section 117
64 MGT-15 Form for filing Report on Annual General Meeting
65 Form 27 LLP Form for registration of particulars by Foreign Limited Liability Partnership (FLLP)
66 FORM 3 Information with regard to limited liability partnership agreement and changes, if any, made therein
67 FORM 8 Statement of Account & Solvency
68 FORM 15 Notice for change of place of registered office
69 FORM 11 Annual Return of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
70 FORM 4 Notice of appointment, cessation, change in name/ address/designation of a designated partner or partner and consent to become a partner/designated partner
71 FORM 5 Notice for change of name
72 FORM 12 Form for intimating other address for service of documents
73 FORM 22 Notice of intimation of Order of Court/ Tribunal/CLB/ Central Government to the Registrar
74 FORM 31 Application for compounding of an offence under the Act
75 FORM 23 Application for direction to Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) to change its name to the Registrar
76 Form 29 LLP Notice of (A) alteration in the certificate of incorporation or registration; (B) alteration in names and addresses of any of the persons authorised to accept service on behalf of a foreign limited liability partnership (FLLP) (C)alteration in the principal place of business in India of FLLP (D) cessation to have a place of business in India

CONCLUSION: The Designated Authority shall take necessary action under the Acts against the companies who have not availed this scheme and are in defaulting filing these documents in a timely manner.

DISCLAIMER: The Article Is Based On The Relevant Provisions And As Per The Information Existing At The Time Of The Preparation. In No Event I Shall Be Liable For Any Direct And Indirect Result From This Article. This Is Only A Knowledge Sharing Initiative.

THE AUTHOR – CS Deepak Seth (Associate Partner at Helpinghands Professionals LLP) and can be reached at or 9910248911.

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