CHANGES IN E-FORMS WITH EFFECT FROM 27/03/2016
A. Versions of all e-forms – Revised
B. Annual forms under CA 1956 to be filed as an attachment to GNL-2 (w.e.f. date to be notified) , this means now all Annual Filing for FY 2013-14 or before will now be under approval route:-
- 23AC & 23ACA;
- 23AC XBRL & 23ACA XBRL;
C. Instead of submitting CD for details of below mentioned forms, you can now upload the excel file through new service ‘upload details of security / debenture holders, depositors’.
- Security / Debenture holders (MGT-7 & PAS-3);
- Depositors (DPT-4)
D. E forms to be withdrawn immediately:-
- Investor Complaint Form ( Replaced By New)
E. New e-forms Introduced:-
- (w.e.f. 27/03/2016):
- CHG-8( Condonation of Delay w.r.t charges);
- INC-12(application for Section 8 License);
- Investor Complaint e-form;
- Serious Complaint e-form;
- (w.e.f. date to be notified):
- IEPF-1 (Statement of amount credited to IEPF);
- IEPF-2(Statement of unpaid / unclaimed amount);
- IEPF-3(Statement of share & unpaid/unclaimed amount not transferred to IEPF);
- IEPF-5(Application to authority, for payment of dividend etc. of fund);
- IEPF-6(Statement of share & Unpaid/unclaimed amount to be transferred to IEPF)
F. E-Forms not available temporarily
- CRA 4;
NEW MCA PORTAL FEATURES
- Hassle free calculation of filing fees ( all e-forms):
- Name Search shows status of existing names as:-
- Allocated: Company existing with proposed name.
- Reserved: Name of Companies dissolved/struck off but period of 2 years/20 years respectively NOT
- Available for use: Companies dissolved/ struck off and period of 2years/20 years respectively elapsed.
- Request for scanned documents: Scanned copies of documents can be viewed without cost (This service is in addition to paid view public services).
- Company / LLP master data, now:
- Can be exported to excel.
- Mentions who has been appointed as KMP.
- Displays details of past director (date of appt. & cessation).
- Clicking on DIN, takes you to Directorship details of director.
- Displays lists of charges (including charges satisfied) with detail of type of charge created.
- Company & LLP Portal Combined.
- My workspace tab (Default page on Login):
- Shows list of all companies/LLP for which any e-form was filed with your ID.
- Select any one Company/LLP to see all the forms of that Company/LLP filed from your ID till date.
- Verifying DIN – PAN details: After putting PAN of person, verify whether DIN Details match with Income Tax PAN Details.
- Download submitted form for resubmission.
- Advance search of Companies/LLP on basis of multiple criteria.
- Director Master Data (Directorships): View / export to excel without logging in.
- In signatory details, name of a director appears twice, if he was appointed as additional director & then/regularized or if there was a change in designation.
- Preview of view public documents (without paying fee) can be taken year wise for each category- Time Consuming.
.(Author – CS Divesh Goyal, ACS is a Company Secretary in Practice from Delhi and can be contacted at email@example.com)