MCA Extends Annual Return Filing Due Date (31 Dec. for J&K & 29 Nov. 2016 for others)

Relaxation of Additional Fees/ Extension of Last Date/ Due Date by MCA for Filing of Annual Return, Financial Statements, etc. (2015-16) in Form AOC-4, AOC-4 (XBRL), AOC-4 (CFS) and MGT-7

MCA has extended the last date for filing of financial statements and annual returns (2015-16) using e-forms AOC-4, AOC-4(XBRL), AOC 4(CFS)  or MGT 7, as the case may be, without payment of additional fee, wherever applicable, till 29 Nov. 2016 except for J&K where the due date is extended upto 31 Dec. 2016.

A.1 Due Date Extended to 31 Dec. 2016 for e-filing by J&K Companies

In continuation of General Circular 12/2016 dt. 27 Oct. 2016, the MCA has decided to relax the additional fees payable by the J&K state companies on e-forms AOC-4, AOC(CFS), AOC-4 (XBRL) and e-Form MGT-7 upto 31 Dec. 2016, keeping in view the representations from stakeholders due to continuing curfew/ strikes and disturbances.

MCA General Circular No. 14/2016 dt. 7 Dec. 2016 F.No. 02/13/2014 CL-V

A.2 Due Date Extended to 29 Nov. 2016 for e-filing Companies (except in J&K)

In continuation to General Circular No. 08/2016 dt. 29.07.2016 and keeping in view the requests received from ICSI and various other stakeholders, MCA has decided to further extend the last date for filing of financial statements and annual returns using e-forms AOC-4, AOC-4(XBRL), AOC 4(CFS)  or MGT 7, as the case may be, without payment of additional fee, wherever applicable, till 29 Nov. 2016, for companies other than those situated in J&K.

 MCA General Circular No. 12/2016 dt. 28 Oct. 2016

B. MCA Announces Due Date Extension for e-filing of various forms by companies

MCA vide General Circular 08/2016 dt. 29 July, 2016 has announced relaxation of additional fee and extension of due date for filing of AOC-4 and MGT-7, i.e. it has decided to allow filing of financial statements/ annual returns by 29.10.2016 where due date for holding AGM is on or after 01.04.2016 without payment of additional filing fee.

 MCA General Circular 08/2016 dt. 29 July, 2016

C. MCA Announces Relaxation of Additional Fees/ Due Date Extension for e filing of various forms [30 May 2016]

MCA had launched V2R2 on 28 March, 2016, downtime was given to Infosys from 25 March, 2016 to 27 March, 2016. Since the launch of the system, a number of stakeholders have faced issues and representations have been received by the MCA from stakeholders including the ICSI to resolve the issues including, for allowing waiver of additional fee till the new system stabilizes.

Accordingly, the MCA, vide General ircular 7/2016 dt. 30 May 2016 has further extended the relaxation regarding additional fee payable on e-forms which are due for filing by companies between 25 March 2016 to 30 June 2016 as one time waiver, with last date for filing being 10th July 2016.

Further, the MCA has extended the time limit prescribed under the provisions of section 35 of LLP Act, for filing of Form 11 of LLP, upto 30 June 2016 in respect of Financial Year ending on 31.03.2016, without additional fees.

 MCA General Circular 7/2016 dt 30th May, 2016 Extension of Due Date to 10th July 2016

 MCA General Circular 6/2016 dt 16th May, 2016 Extension of Due Date to 10th June 2016

 MCA General Circular 3/2016 dt 12th April, 2016 Extension of Due Date to 10th May 2016

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