Annual Return is an important document just like an audited Annual accounts designed to provide information to the members/ other stake holders about the company, promoters, meetings and remuneration of directors and key managerial persons (KMP). Its importance will be obvious from the fact that every company has to make arrangements to make annual accounts availabe for inspection by any member or debenture holder without payment of fee and and to others on payment of prescribed fee during working hours of the company as per section 94, The certification by directors and the company secretary.
Penalty for non compliance of section 92
1. By Company : The company shall be punishable with a find which shall not be less than fifty thousand rupees but my extend to five lakh rupees.
2. By officers in default : Every officer of the company who is in default shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months or with fine which shall not be less than fifty thousand rupees but can extend to five lakh ruppes, or with both.
3. By company secretary in practise : If a company secretary wrongly certifies the correctness of annual return, he shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than rupees fifty thousand but can extend to five lakh rupees.
Mandatory forms required to be filed for annual compliance (i.e. for annual filings pertaining to the financial year beginning from 1st April 2014) (Under Companies Act, 2013)
1. Form AOC-3/AOC-4/Schedule-III for financial statement (including consolidated statement for subsidiary companies) which needs to be filed within 30 days of AGM or when the AGM was due to be held). The financial statement should contain:
2.Report on AGM in Form No. MGT.15 must be sent within 30 days of AGM. The report must contain:
3.Under Companies Act, 2013 compliance certificate has been replaced with secretarial audit report which has to be submitted along with the Board Report in Form No MR.3. See point 2 below to find out if compliance certificate is necessary for your company). Form No MGT-7 (for annual return to be filed as on 31 March of the previous financial year) to be filed within 60 days of AGM with following attachments:
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We will prepare your ROC Return and send it to you for the approval.
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