MCA has introduced a new form CAR (Company Affirmation of Readiness towards COVID-19) w.e.f. 23rd March, 2020. Following type of entities have to file Form CAR-2020:
Key Features of Form
Some Common FAQs on CAR form:
|1.||Who can be authorized Signatory for filing of this form.|
|Company: Directors, KMP or CS in employment can be authorized signatory.
LLP: Designated Partners/ Partners
Foreign LLP/ Company: Authorized signatory associated with such Company or LLP.
|2.||Whether need MCA Log in ID and Password to file this form?|
|This web based form can be file only after Log In. Therefore, it is mandatory to have Log in for this.|
|3.||On which mobile no. OTP shall be receive by the Company?|
|• In case DIN of a director is entered, mobile number available in database for such din shall be prefilled and OTP shall be sent on same.
• In case mentioned PAN then the filed for mention of mobile no shall be enable to mention mobile no and to receive OTP.
|4.||Which category of Companies and LLP needs to file this form?|
|All Companies and LLP’s have to file this form.
Whether Small, OPC, Public, Listed, Foreign Companies/LLP etc.
|5.||Whether need to pay any fees for filing of this form?|
|No need to pay any fees for filing of this form even SRN shall not generate for this form. Acknowledgement shall be sent on register email ID of entity.|
|6.||Whether it is mandatory to file this form?|
|After reading notification it seems yes it is mandatory to file by these entites.|
|7.||What is due date of filing of this form?|
|Due date of filing is 30th March, 2020.|
(Author – CS Divesh Goyal, GOYAL DIVESH & ASSOCIATES Company Secretary in Practice from Delhi and can be contacted at [email protected]).