As per the recent MCA Notification dated 21-02-2019, Every Company Incorporated before 31-12-2017 has to file a return called “Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification” on or before 25-04-2019.

Brief Details of the data to be provided are as follows (Name of e-form in which return will be filed – ACTIVE):-

  1. Address of registered office of the Company
  2. Photo of registered office (external building and inside of the office) showing at least one Director/KMP, and the same Director/KMP shall digitally sign ACTIVE.
  3. Latitude and Longitude of the registered office.
  4. E-mail id of the Company with OTP verification.
  5. List of Directors & KMP
  6. Details of Statutory Auditors.
  7. Details of Cost Auditor.
  8. Details of Annual compliances for F.Y. 2017-18.
  9. Two Directors or one Director and One KMP (if any) shall digitally verify the form by affixing their DSC.
  10. The form shall be verified and digitally signed by a practicing professional. i.e. Company Secretary or Chartered Accountant.

Consequences of Non-filing, on or before 25-04-2019 (we have time of 61 days from today i.e. 22-02-2019)

  1. Penalty of Rs. 10,000/- if ACTIVE is filed after 25-04-2019, if filed before 25-04-2019, no fees.
  2. The status of Company shall become “ACTIVE Non Compliant Company”
  3. The Company will not be able to file varies event based forms as follows:-

a. Appointment of Directors

b. Allotment of Shares

c. Change in registered office

d. Increase in authorized capital

e. Form for Amalgamatio n and demerger