Ministry of Corporate Affairs has extended the deadline for submission of INC-22A or ACTIVE form to 15th June 2019, giving companies more time to comply with a provision aimed at detecting shell (Fake or Fraud) registered companies.
“It has been finalized to extend the date to 15th June 2019” confirmed by Ministry of Corporate Affairs, official.
The disclosure rules, which got implemented from February, makes it compulsory for registered companies to upload pic/photo of their business location with minimum one director. The last date for submitting the form was Thursday, 25th April 2019. The decision came after the Ministry of Corporate Affairs received requests from Industry associations to extend the deadline, as many companies are yet to complete filling the Form 22 -A. New companies and Startups have pointed out that many of them operate out of homes/shared premises or Virtual offices.
The Government of India has launched a crackdown on Shell/Fake/Fraud companies as part of the anti-black money drive and this new rule were follow-up measures to establish the existence of only genuine registered companies. Names of thousands of shell companies were erased as a part of this move
The new norm requires all companies to upload a pic/photograph of the external side of their registered office with a name board displaying the companies name, corporate identity number, address of the company, email address and phone number. The company has to upload a pic/photo of the company interior showing at least one director who will also sign the form 22 -A.
What is INC-22A/ACTIVE form
This new electronic form INC 22A, In full for it is called as, e-Form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification), was notified as part of the Companies (Incorporation) Amendment Rules, 2019 in February 2019. If the form is filed within the due date, there is no fee, while late filing will attract a fine of Rs 10,000. Any company, who does not follow the Government norm, those companies would not be able to change its capital structure or carry out any merger or amalgamation.
MCA INC-22A/ACTIVE form compliances
InstaSpaces provides virtual offices at professional co-working spaces and business centers. Therefore a proper physical office is provided for complying to the MCA Active Companies Tagging / INC 22A Form.
At these offices, you will be allowed to take the photograph as per MCA compliance of the exterior (with company signage) and interior (in a professional cabin with Director in it). You can also capture the exact Geo-ordinate or Lat/Long of the location for compliance
- INC-Form 22A purpose.
- Contents of the Signboard of the company for MCA Active
- Form Compliance
- Name of the Company
- CIN Number
- Registered Office Address
- Email ID (as per MCA)
Now that ACTIVE/INC-22A deadline extended to 15 June, you can complete all your formalities and compliance’s required as per MCA instantly. Further, you don’t need to fill the form at the office location only, you can click the images once, and then you or your chartered accountant can upload them at their own convenience.
Cost of the virtual office address is RS. 1000/ per month for Business Registration.
For all our existing Virtual Office Customers, Inc-22a or ACTIVE tagging form formalities can be requested from the venue partner at a special price of Rs. 3000/- + GST. Therefore, providing an opportunity to save yourself from the penalty of Rs. 10,000 for non-compliance.
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