Continuing with its crackdown on shell entities through stringent KYC regulations, the government has made it mandatory for over 12 lakh active registered companies in India to upload all their particulars including details of registered offices in an e-filing to the government.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has amended the incorporation rules wherein new form has been introduced, named, e-form Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification (ACTIVE).
This new e-form Active is required to be filled by all the companies which are incorporated on or before 31.12.2017 except struck off cos., under process of winding up, sticking off, liquidation and dissolved companies.
One to the important things in the e-form is mandatory attachment of the photograph of registered office showing external building and inside office with atleast one director, KMP who is authorized to affix his/her digital signature.
The company will have to pay a penalty of 10,000/- if filed the form is filed after 25 April 2019.
Please contact our office for any assistance in this matter.