On May 03, 2021, Ministry of Corporate Affairs published a General Circular No. 06/2021 relaxing the time and additional fees to be payable by any Company or LLP till July 31, 2021, regarding Forms that are scheduled for filing between 01 April 2021, to 31 May 2021 (except charge related forms). A fee waiver means when someone charges you a lower fee than usual.
Also Ministry of Corporate Affairs publishes General Circular No. 07/2021 for giving relaxation to the Companies to file the forms CHG 1 and CHG 9 for the creation or modification of charge as below:
The charges created or modified before 01/04/2021 but the timelines for furnishing such forms not expired on 01/04/2021 can be filed with ROC without any additional fees by 31/05/2021
The charges created or modified between 01/04/2021 to 31/05/2021 can be filed with ROC without any additional fees by 31/07/2021.
Cases in which Circular 7/2021 does not apply
If form CHG 1/CHG 9 is already filed before the issuance of this circular
The time period is already expired under sections 77 and 78 before 01/04/2021.
The time period for filing the forms expires a future date, despite the exclusion of the time provided in case (b) above
Ministry had first issued a list of 10 such forms on 13th May 2021 and then they revised the list with 18 forms on 22.05.2021 and now on 28th May 2021, they further revised the list to a list of 40 Forms that means 22 additional forms are added to the list.
List of forms providing waiver of additional fee as per Circular no. 06/2021 and 07/2021
Application for registration of creation, modification of charge (other than those related to debentures)
Application for registration of creation or modification of charge for debentures or rectification of particulars filed in respect of creation or modification of charge for debentures
Information to the Registrar by company for appointment of auditor
Notice of Situation or Change of situation of Registered Office of the Company
Return of Nidhi Company for the half year ended
Annual Return of a Foreign Company
Return of dormant companies
Conversion of public company into private company or private company into public company
Application for extension of time
Statement of shares and unclaimed or unpaid dividend not transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund
Form for filing financial statement and other documents with the Registrar
FORM AOC-4 NBFC
Form for filing financial statement and other documents with the Registrar for NBFCs
FORM AOC-4 XBRL
Form for filing XBRL document in respect of financial statement and other documents with the Registrar
Form for filing annual return by a company.
LLP Form 3
Information with regard to limited liability partnership agreement and changes, if any, made therein
Annual Return of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
Notice of resignation of a director to the Registrar
Filing of Resolutions and agreements to the Registrar
Declaration for commencement of business
Form for filing Report on Annual General Meeting
Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit Report (Half-yearly)
FORM AOC-4 CFS NBFC
Form for filing consolidated financial statements and other documents with the Registrar for NBFCs
FORM AOC-4 CFS
Form for filing consolidated financial statements and other documents with the Registrar
Information to be filed by Foreign company
Return of alteration in the documents filed for registration by foreign company
Return of allotment
Return of appointment of MD/WTD/Manager
One Person Company- Change in Member/Nominee
One Person Company- Application for Conversion
Form IEPF-5 eVerification Report
Company eVerification Report
Intimation to Registrar of revocation/surrender of license issued under section 8
Application for declaration as Nidhi Company and for updation of status by Nidhis
Statement of shares transferred to the Investor Education and Protection Fund
Details of persons/directors/charged/specified
Persons not holding beneficial interest in shares
Form for submission of documents with the Registrar
Notice of Resignation by the Auditor
Particulars of appointment of Directors and the key managerial personnel and the changes among them
Return in respect of buy-back of securities
Form for filing Cost Audit Report with the Central Government.
By passing above mentioned circulars Ministry granted relaxations to various stakeholders on levy of additional fees for filing of various forms under Companies Act 2013 and LLP Act 2008. Forms listed from Serial number 19 to Serial number 40 are recently added to the list by Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 28th day of May 2021.
It is to be notes those other remaining forms, except the ones listed above having due date between 01.04.2021 to 31.05.2021 shall not be allowed benefit of waiver of additional fees up to 31.07.2021.
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