Every company registered in India, including private limited, limited company, one person company and section 8 company requires file annual returns with ROC every year. It requires conducting of an Annual General Meeting and filing annual accounts with ROC. AGM must be held within 6 months from the end of the financial year i.e. 30th September every year. In case of new companies, first AGM should be held within 18 months from the date of incorporation or 9 months from the close of financial year whichever is earlier. Companies Act 2013 mandates that your financial year should start from 1st April and end on 31st March.
There is heavy penalty Impose by the MCA if the returns has not been filed in Time. Penalty will be Rs. 100/- Per Day ,Per Form. This is an unlimited Liability.
LLPs are separate legal entities; therefore, it is the responsibility of the Designated Partners to maintain a proper book of accounts and file an annual return with the MCA each financial year. LLP form 11, Form 8 & Income tax return are main compliances
Form 11 is a statement of annual return. Every LLP is required to file Annual Return in Form 11 to the Registrar within 60 days from the closure of financial year i.e. Annual Returns have to be filed on or before 30th May every year.
Form 8 is a statement of accounts. Every LLP is required to prepare and close its accounts until the 31st March every year. From 8 is to be filed by at least two Designated Partners with the Registrar within 30 days after completion of six months of Financial Year i.e. 30th October every year.
As a part of Annual Filing, Companies incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 or Companies Act 2013, are required to file the following eForms with the Registrar of Companies (ROC):
Form 21 A : For filing Annual Return by Companies not having share capital
Form AOC-4 : For filing financial statement and other documents (For FY start on or after 01.04.2014)
Form AOC4- CFS : Form for filing statement containing salient features of consolidated financial statement of a group (For FY start on or after 01.04.2014)
Form AOC4-XBRL : For filing XBRL document in respect of financial statement and other documents (For FY start on or after 01.04.2014)
Form MGT-7: Form for filing Annual Return by Companies having share capital (For FY ending on or after 01.04.2014)
Please find below the steps to fill 'Additional Attachments/Addendum' form of AOC-4:
Whenever you make a rectification in the eForm, you are always required to do prescrutiny again. The process of rectifying the AGM date after having done the pre-scrutiny of any annual filing eForm before, is explained below:
Please note that Actual date of AGM entered in AOC-4 or AOC-4 XBRL is (30.08.2015) is different from date entered in already pre scrutinised MGT-7 (31.07.2015). At the time of “Check Form” the system displays the message "Please ensure that the AGM date/ AGM due date/ AGM extension date entered in the annual filing Forms (MGT-7/AOC-4 or AOC-4 XBRL) are same for the respective financial year”. In case of discrepancy, the pre scrutiny of the Annual Filing Forms, being pre scrutinised later shall be impacted and you shall be required to pre scrutinise those Forms again. If you proceed and pre scrutinize Form AOC-4 or Form AOC-4 -XBRL, the system shall reject the pre scrutiny of MGT-7, as it contained AGM date which is different from Form being pre scrutinised.
You are required to prescrutinise Form MGT-7 again with the correct date (As mentioned in Form AOC-4 or AOC-4 XBRL) for the same financial year
In case Credit or Debit Card option is selected the user is redirected to the Payment Gateway interface where he will have to enter the Credit or Debit Card Details like Card Number, Expiry Date, Card Member Name and CVV Number. If the details are correct the payment will be made, Acknowledgement is displayed containing Service Request Number (SRN) and Payment Receipt is generated for the user.
In case the user opts for the Challan option, the MCA System generates the Challan containing Challan number. The user should take printout of the Challan in 3 copies. Make the payment at any Authorised Bank using the Challan before the expiry date printed on the Challan. The list of Authorised Banks is provided under Help and FAQs section of the Authorised Banks link on the home page of the MCA Portal.
In case Net Banking option is selected the user is redirected to the respective bank’s website where user can make the payment using the login and transaction password provided by the bank. After making the payment, an acknowledgement is displayed containing Service Request Number (SRN) and Payment Receipt is generated for the user.
While making payment on MCA21 portal, user will select ‘Pay Later’ option as mode of payment. An eChallan will be generated along with the SRN details. User shall have to make the payment within the validity period as mentioned in the eChallan.
For making payment, user shall have to login to the MCA21 portal and click on the link ‘Pay Later’ under ‘Services’. User shall enter the SRN for which payment is to be made and select the mode of payment (Internet banking/ Credit or Debit card). Upon successful payment, payment receipt will be generated and displayed to the user.
In case NEFT option is selected, user has to transfer the money to MCA’s designated bank account using NEFT within a specified time period. After depositing the money to MCA’s designated bank account, user shall have to link the unique transaction number details generated at the time of making NEFT payment with the SRN at the MCA21 portal. After making the payment, receipt shall be generated.
Following forms required approval related filing:
Form 22 (Notice of intimation of Order of Court/ Tribunal/CLB/ Central Government to the Registrar) is required to be filed to inform Registrar about the order received by the LLP/ FLLP.
Form 23 ( Application for direction to Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) to change its name) is required to be filed to registrar for direction to subsequently incorporated LLP to change its name.
Form 25 is required to be filed to Registrar to reserve the name of foreign LLP or foreign company for a period of three years.
Form 31 is required to be made to the Registrar for compounding of an offence under the Act .