MCA extends due date for Annual Return Financial Statements Filing with ROC to October, 2016 without additional fee. General Circular 08/2016

General Circular No. 08/2016

F. No. MCA 21/68/2016 E-Gov Cell
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs

5th Floor, ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi-1.

Dated: 29.07.2016

All Regional Directors,
All Registrar of Companies,
All Stakeholders.

Subject: Relaxation of additional Fees and extension of last date of in filing AOC-4, AOC-4 (XBRL), AOC-4 (CFS) and MGT-7 under the Companies Act, 2013-regarding.


The  Ministry  have  revised  form  AOC-4  which  would  be  deployed  shortly. Further, Form AOC-4 (XBRL) and Form AOC-4 (CFS) are also under revision and this may be available for deployment by end of  August, 2016.

2. As per the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013, the financial statements and Annual Returns will have to be filed by the Companies within 30 days and 60 days of conclusion of AGM or the last day by which AGM ought to have been held, as the case may be.

3. In the light of the above and keeping in view that some time could be required for companies to get familiarised with filing of the new forms, it has been decided to allow companies to file financial statements and Annual Returns on or before 10.2016 where due date for holding of the Annual General Meeting is on or after 01.04.2016, without payment of additional filing fee.

4. This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

Your’s faithfully

(K. M. S. Narayanan)
Assistant Director

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