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FCRA Registration Checklist

Fema / RBI - Following Documents are required for FCRA Registration. 1. Registration Certificate of Association. 2. Memorandum of Association/Trust Deed. 3. Activity Report for the Last 3 Years. 4. Audited Statement of accounts for the last three years. 5. Section 12A Registration Certificate Following Information is also required. Sr. No. Requirement...

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Aerial View Of “Regulatory Compliances Expected From Public Charitable Trusts”

Fema / RBI - Large number of Trustees of Charitable Trusts who are engrossed in philanthropic work are unwary to compliances imposed by relevant statutes. Enlisted below are few such points which could enable stakeholders to understand applicable statute and ensure its compliance: ...

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Major FCRA Compliances

Fema / RBI - Following MAJOR Forms are required to be filed under The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010 (All the below given forms are to be filed online only)...

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Registration under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010

Fema / RBI - Many a times it has been observed that, there are various persons in our surroundings who are involved in social cause with no profit making objective in their mind. These kind of persons always deploy the funds raised by them into the noble cause, like cultural, economical, educational, religious, social or otherwise. ...

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Overview – Compounding of Offences under FCRA, 2010

Fema / RBI - Every officer or authority referred to in sub-section (1), while dealing with a proposal for the compounding of an offence for a default in compliance with any provision of this Act which requires by an individual or association or its officer or other employee to obtain permission to file...

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Govt launches Online Analytical tool to monitor foreign contributions

Fema / RBI - Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today launched an Online Analytical Tool to facilitate closer monitoring of the flow and utilisation of foreign contributions received by various organisations registered or permitted under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. ...

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Amendment in definition of ‘foreign source’ under FCRA

Fema / RBI - It is a fact that political parties cannot receive contribution from any foreign source as defined under Clause (c) of Section 2 of the FCRA, 1976. Section 29 B of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1951 also prohibits political parties from receiving foreign contributions....

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SCN issued to 5,922 Associations for cancellation of FCRA registration

Fema / RBI - Show Cause Notice issued to 5,922 Associations for cancellation of FCRA registration As a one-time measure, all associations were given an opportunity by way of a Public Notice uploaded on fcraonline.nic.in on May 12, 2017 requiring the associations to file their missing Annual Returns pertaining to FY 2010-11 to 2014-15 within a period o...

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Exemption to NGOs to file missing Annual Returns till 14th June

Fema / RBI - This exemption is one time measure and available to those associations who upload their missing Annual Returns from FY 2010-11 to FY 2014-15 within this period. The renewal of registration under FCRA cannot be granted unless the Annual Returns are uploaded by the organization....

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Govt makes All FCRA services online and Simplified Filing of Documents

Fema / RBI - The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh today launched the new revamped website in order to substantially improve upon the existing services for Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules (FCRA) under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Shri Rajnath Singh hoped that the new initiative will offer the genuine applicants seamless services of FCRA ...

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Registration under FCRA cannot be denied to society on mere bald report on use of Foreign Contribution

DR R N Gupta Technical Education Society Vs Union of India (Delhi High Court) - The petitioner - a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 - has filed the present petition impugning communications dated 01.08.2014 and 07.12.2015 (hereafter referred to as the impugned communications)...

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Registration of NGOs seeking FCRA Services on DARPAN Portal will be OPTIONAL

No. 11/21022/58(370)/2018-FCRA(MU) - (15/01/2019) - It has been decided that the requirement of registration with the DARPAN Portal will be OPTIONAL for all NGO seeking FCRA Services. However, Associations/NGOs, which have already registered with the DARPAN Portal or those which are required to register under the DARPAN portal since they receive sub...

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Last date of filing FCRA Annual Returns for FY 2017-18 extended

F. No. 11/21022/58(370)/20 18-FCRA(MU) - (29/12/2018) - Extension of last date of filing mandatory online Annual Returns for The FY 2017-18 under The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 from 31.12.2018 to 31.03.2019...

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Govt suspends FCRA registration of 156 Associations for not opening PFMS integrated bank

No.II/21 022/58(951 )/PFMS/20 17/FCRA(MU) - (06/12/2018) - Order placing Associations under Suspension for not opening FCRA account(s) in PFMS integrated bank No.II/21 022/58(951 )/PFMS/20 17/FCRA(MU) Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs Foreigners Division Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Outer India Gate, New Delhi-110001 Dated 6th Dec 2018 OR...

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Notice to 1775 FCRA registered NGOs for not filing Annual Reports

SHOW CAUSE NOTICE (Non-submission of mandatory Annual Returns from 2011-12 to 2016-17)- Annual Report/accounts for some of the financial years between 2011-12 to 2016-17  have not been found uploaded on the FCRA portal online by the Associations registered under  The Foreign Contribution (Regulati...

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Govt notifies Officer competent for compounding under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

S.O. 2291(E) - (05/06/2018) - Central Government hereby specifies the officer, who may, before institution of any prosecution under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, compound the specified offences....

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Registration of NGOs seeking FCRA Services on DARPAN Portal will be OPTIONAL

No. 11/21022/58(370)/2018-FCRA(MU) (15/01/2019)

It has been decided that the requirement of registration with the DARPAN Portal will be OPTIONAL for all NGO seeking FCRA Services. However, Associations/NGOs, which have already registered with the DARPAN Portal or those which are required to register under the DARPAN portal since they receive subsidies/grants/contribution from public f...

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Last date of filing FCRA Annual Returns for FY 2017-18 extended

F. No. 11/21022/58(370)/20 18-FCRA(MU) (29/12/2018)

Extension of last date of filing mandatory online Annual Returns for The FY 2017-18 under The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 from 31.12.2018 to 31.03.2019...

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Govt suspends FCRA registration of 156 Associations for not opening PFMS integrated bank

No.II/21 022/58(951 )/PFMS/20 17/FCRA(MU) (06/12/2018)

Order placing Associations under Suspension for not opening FCRA account(s) in PFMS integrated bank No.II/21 022/58(951 )/PFMS/20 17/FCRA(MU) Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs Foreigners Division Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Outer India Gate, New Delhi-110001 Dated 6th Dec 2018 ORDER Whereas, the associations mentioned ...

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Notice to 1775 FCRA registered NGOs for not filing Annual Reports

SHOW CAUSE NOTICE (Non-submission of mandatory Annual Returns from 2011-12 to 2016-17)- Annual Report/accounts for some of the financial years between 2011-12 to 2016-17  have not been found uploaded on the FCRA portal online by the Associations registered under  The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. And therefore, the said A...

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Govt notifies Officer competent for compounding under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

S.O. 2291(E) (05/06/2018)

Central Government hereby specifies the officer, who may, before institution of any prosecution under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, compound the specified offences....

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Govt launches Online Analytical tool to monitor foreign contributions

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today launched an Online Analytical Tool to facilitate closer monitoring of the flow and utilisation of foreign contributions received by various organisations registered or permitted under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. ...

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FCRA Notice to 3292 NGOs for non filing of return in Form FC-4

No. II/21022/58(069)/2018-FCRA(MU) (24/04/2018)

After scrutiny of records for the years 2011-12 to 2016-17, it has been observed that the mandatory annual returns /accounts for some of the financial years in above period have not been found uploaded on the FCRA portal online by 3292 association. No. II/21022/58(069)/2018-FCRA(MU) Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs Foreigners ...

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Amendment in definition of ‘foreign source’ under FCRA

It is a fact that political parties cannot receive contribution from any foreign source as defined under Clause (c) of Section 2 of the FCRA, 1976. Section 29 B of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1951 also prohibits political parties from receiving foreign contributions....

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Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

FCRA Registration Checklist

Following Documents are required for FCRA Registration. 1. Registration Certificate of Association. 2. Memorandum of Association/Trust Deed. 3. Activity Report for the Last 3 Years. 4. Audited Statement of accounts for the last three years. 5. Section 12A Registration Certificate Following Information is also required. Sr. No. Requirement...

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Posted Under: Fema / RBI |

Aerial View Of “Regulatory Compliances Expected From Public Charitable Trusts”

Large number of Trustees of Charitable Trusts who are engrossed in philanthropic work are unwary to compliances imposed by relevant statutes. Enlisted below are few such points which could enable stakeholders to understand applicable statute and ensure its compliance: ...

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