Latest Updates from MCA Portal (21 Oct. 2016)

Latest Updates from MCA Portal

It’s peak time for corporates and professionals to make sure timely ROC filing, i.e. Balance Sheet, Annual Return, etc. under the Companies Act. To avoid last minute rush and system congestion, it is advisable to ensure requisite filing activity being completed in time without postponing it to the last few days permitted for the same. During this period the Corporate Seva Kendra / Help Desks (ph. no. 0124-4832500) would give priority to queries relating to such filing. Besides, following latest updates are posted at MCA website:

i) Attention stakeholders who filed MGT-07/20B but the same has not been taken on records due to non-submission/ non-uploading of CD. An individual email notice to all such companies has already been sent with SRN and company name. Now, a new improved facility has been introduced which allows uploading the same details in an excel sheet through FO service –“”. Such companies are requested to upload the data in excel sheet by 07th November 2016, failing which the SRN will be marked as rejected without any further notice and the company will be treated as having defaulted in filing form MGT-7/20B within the stipulated time period.

ia) In order to provide seamless services to stake holders filing company Annual Reports & Financial statements during the peak filing period, New registration of View Public Document (VPD) services may not be available from 8.00 AM to 8:00 PM during the period from 21st October to 29th October 2016. Uninterrupted VPD services will, however, be available from 8:00 PM to 8:00AM during this period. Stakeholders are requested to plan accordingly.

ib) Forms CHG-8, AOC-4 and 20-B are likely to be revised on MCA21 Company Forms Download page w.e.f 22nd OCT 2016. Stakeholders are advised to check the latest version before filing.

ii) LLP Forms Form 3 and Form 4 are likely to be revised on MCA21 LLP Forms Download page w.e.f 20th October 2016. Stakeholders are advised to check the latest version before filing.

iia) Revised “Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Companies Electronically” (SPICe) and electronic AoA (SPICe AoA) are available on MCA21 Company Forms page for filing. Stakeholders are requested to use the latest version of SPICe forms for filing.

iib) Stakeholders may kindly note that e-Form INC-29 (Integrated Incorporation Form) will be withdrawn w.e.f. 1st November, 2016. Accordingly, INC-29 e-Form will no longer be available on the MCA21 portal and stakeholders will not be able to file any previously downloaded versions from this date. Stakeholders are requested to plan accordingly and use SPICe (Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Company electronically), INC-2 (One Person Company), or INC-7 (Incorporation of Company) e-Forms, as applicable.

iii) Costing taxonomy 2012 for filing Forms I-XBRL and A-XBRL along with business rules is available on XBRL portal w.e.f. 08 Oct 2016. Please visit the portal for latest validation tool and plan your filing accordingly.

iv) MCA invites Public Comments on Draft Rules/Regulations under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

v) C&I taxonomy, for filing Annual Financial Statements in AOC-4 XBRL is being amended to include mandatory CSR / CARO related details and others changes. The revised business rules along with the change sheet and Taxonomy (2016) are available on MCA portal w.e.f. 05, October, 2016. The updated C&I Taxonomy 2016 should be used for filing annual financial statements in respect of financial years commencing on or after 01.04.2014.

vi) MCA has launched Simplified proforma for Incorporating Company Electronically (SPICe) e-Form.

vii) Revised integrated incorporation form for companies notified vide the Companies (Incorporation) fourth Amendment Rules, 2016 dated 1st October 2016 viz. “Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Companies Electronically (SPICe)” along with electronic MoA (SPICe MoA) and electronic AoA (SPICe AoA) are available for filing purposes. Before filing these forms, stakeholders may get themselves familiarized by downloading them from the portal and thoroughly reading the corresponding instruction kits.

viii) Filing Form 3 within 30 days of incorporation is mandatory. Stakeholders are advised to ensure that Form 3 (Information with regard to Limited Liability Partnership agreement and changes, if any, made therein) has been mandatorily filed for initial agreement before filing of Form 8 (Statement of Account & Solvency) and Form 11 (Annual Return of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).

ix) Constitution of Expert Group to look into issues related to Audit firms

x) FAQs for Name Reservation and Company Incorporation at CRC

xii) Please click here for useful instructions to optimize the PDF file size while affixing the Digital Signature Certificate(DSC). 

xiii) Assessment Order under sub-section (3) of section 396 of the Companies Act, 1956 read with rule 12-A of the Companies(Central Government’s) General Rules and Forms,1956 in the matter of proposed amalgamation of National Spot Exchange Limited(dissolved company) with its holding company, Financial Technologies (India) Limited(transferee company)Click here to view

xiv) MCA-ebook 

Article/ Update Shared by:
Surinder Vashishtha (ACS, ACMA, M.Com, LLB, PGDSBL, DIPR), Surinder Vashishtha & Associates, Company Secretaries, UGF, G1/285, Dal Mill Road, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi – 110059; Mobile: +91-9868074335; email:[email protected]

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