MCA has introduced a new e-form INC 22A to update the KYC details for all types of companies registered with MCA. All particulars including company registered office has to be file in this form to mark as active status ok and it is mandatory for all entities.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified the Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rule, 2019; under which all the companies who have registered/ incorporated on or before 31st December 2017; are required to file e-FORM ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) in INC-22A Form on or before 15th June 2019; but earlier it was 25th April 2019. Please, don't be confuse.
The purpose of e-Form ACTIVE is to update the details of the company so that it would not be treating as inactive.
The company incorporated before December 31, 2017; are needed to file eForm INC-22A on or before June 15, 2019. The government has extended the deadline of E-Form Active to 15th June 2019. So that the companies can get time to comply with their provision.
If you are failure to file e-Form ACTIVE in time and doing it same later, you’ve to pay a penalty of Rs. 10,000 as late filing.
And if you’re not filing/ complying this form, the company will be marked as “ACTIVE Non-Compliant” in MCA Master Data.
After declaring the company as ACTIVE Non-Compliant, it couldn’t be able to manage/ operate these following key things:
The companies who’ve not filed/ update the following things are restricted from filing of e-Form ACTIVE. For this, the company has to file the details with Registrar first, then they can move for filing of INC-22A.
According to the notification of MCA, these companies are not required to file the ACTIVE Form:
Photographs of registered office showing the external building and inside office with presenting at least one director therein
Look at the info image of FORM NO. INC-22A, you'll get a clear-cut idea about what it is. And will have to fill the mandatory fields as well as optional to make your company as ACTIVE.
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