As you are aware the last date for filing of your company’s annual return & balance sheet for the current year (2010-11)  is round the corner. These documents have to be filed in electronic form online into the MCA21 portal. Since the size of each document is huge (2MB or more), the last minute rush creates a congestion in the system which is then unable to process pending requests fast. To avoid  such congestion in the system MCA has issued a circular and suggested preferable dates on the basis of first Alphabet of the Companies name. Circular issued by  is as follows:-

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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DEAR CORPORATES,

As You Are Aware, the Last Date For Filing Of Your Company’s Balance Sheet and Annual Return for the Current Year is Falling Due Soon. To Avoid Last Minute Rush And System Congestion In Mca21 Due To Heavy Filing In Last 10 Days Of The Months Of October And November 2011, It Is Requested That Filing Of Balance Sheet And Annual Return May Preferably Be Done In The Following Order:-

 

Preferable Dates for filing

Company Names starting with September 2011

October 2011

November 2011

Alphabets A to D All      days    during
the month
1st Oct to 05 Oct 2011 1st Nov to 05 Nov 2011
Alphabets E to K -do- 6th Oct to 10th Oct 2011 6th Nov to 10th Nov 2011
Alphabets L to Q -do- 11th Oct to 15th Oct 2011 11th Nov to 15th Nov 2011
Alphabets R & S -do- 16th Oct to 20th Oct 2011 16th Nov to 20th Nov 2011
Alphabets T to Z -do- 21st Oct to 25th Oct 2011 21st Nov to 25th Nov 2011
Remaining!          Left
out companies
-do- 26th Oct to 31st Oct 2011 26th Nov to 30th Nov 2011

 Kindly Plan Your Filing Accordingly.

During This Period, Roc Facilitation Centers/ Help Desks Would Give Priority In Efiling/ Answering Queries of Companies Falling Under the Above Alphabetical Order.

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0 responses to “MCA Circular on e-filing to avoid last minute rush”

  1. Ashok Shah says:

    See the fun and height of mismanagement at MCA. IFRS is absolutely user-against measure which is being forced upon them to comply and the actual user-friendly measure of providing on line approval within 24 hours, duly vetted by the professionals, have been withdrawn within a month of introduction for which notification was alreday issued.

  2. Mohammad Ali says:

    I agree each word Mr. Ashok Shah says. Nobody dare to utter any word against MCA. He has spoken for all the Companies. Because of the weakness of the site I had had to pay additional fees many times. First they upgrade their site.

    Thanks a lot Mr. Ashok Shah

  3. Ashok Shah says:

    Instead of issuing such circular advising the company to file their returns in advance, they should incrase their bandwidth availabitlity to cop with the situation of last minute rush. If law allows the company enough time to file the documents, such instuctions are in violation of law and avowed intention of the parliament who has enacted law.

    There are many companies who are filing return / documents on the last day and because of network problem, they are not able to file within time and then they are charged extra amount from next day.

    MCA should be ahsamed to take such charge – I will say exploit the Company – becasue of their site blocked or not working due to heavy pressure. It is also a slur on the several institutes like ICAI, ICSI, ICWAI who are in a position to advice the Ministry but are keeping silence to such unjustice and unjust advice issued throguh offcial circular. All the committee members are partners to such crime instigated in an official manner. MCA recently works like officail goonda raj. They themselves are not ready with XBRL format, process and like things but insists that the prescribed company should file in XBRL format only. Each page tagging costs Rs.2,500/- and considering minimum of 25 page tagging, cost of tagging comes to Rs,.62,500/-. Even many companies does not pay the audit fee of this magnitude. How can they bear the cost of such filing.

    Inititally, filing fee was Rs.500/-. then came efiling. Cost of compliance increased. A company either has to pay to professional or has to spend money for buying a computer, an internet connection or photon or like devices, buy a scanner and various offcial software. Now XBRL. The work of Rs.500/- can now be done only with Rs.75,000/- minimum.

    Is any body listening?. Can those people who matters, take up the cudgle and do some needful to the relief of entire community. Can any once act as Anna Hazare to this dictatorship attitude of MCA.

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