One Time Relief for NGOs to file Pending Annual Returns without Compounding Fee

One Time Relief/ Exemption given by FCRA to NGOs for filing Missing/ Pending Annual Returns relating to FY 2010-11 to 2014-15, otherwise ‘No Renewal’; Compounding Fee waived for uploading of such Annual Returns during 15 May 2017 to 14 June 2017

Government has given one final opportunity to all NGOs (associations/ organizations) which have applied for renewal of their registration under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010 but have not uploaded their Annual Returns from Financial Year 2010-11 to 2014-15.

All such NGOs can upload their missing Annual Returns along with the requisite documents during 15 May, 2017 to 14 June 2017. Further no compounding fee will be imposed on them for late filing of Annual Returns during this period. It may be noted that this relief/ exemption is one time measure and available to those associations who upload their missing Annual Returns from FY 2010-11 to FY 2014-15 during the above-said period.

The renewal of registration under FCRA cannot be granted unless the Annual Returns are uploaded by the organization.

FCRA Public Notice dt. 12 May 2017

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