Updated: Jul 15
If you are a holder of DIN (Director’s Identification Number) whose DIN (Director’s Identification Number) is marked as “Deactivated due to non-filing of DIR-3 KYC”, or a company whose compliance status has been marked as “ACTIVE non-compliant” because of ……, there is some good news! The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has taken steps to waive off the filing fees of INR 5000/- for deactivated DIN, and INR 10,000/- for non-compliant companies, for a period of 6 months, starting from April 01, 2020 to September 30, 2020.
Why or When is a company marked as “ACTIVE non-compliant”?
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) introduced Form Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification ("ACTIVE") for validating the registered office addresses of companies registered under the Indian Companies Act. The ACTIVE form was introduced to identify shell companies operating in India and strengthening the corporate governance scenario by making sure rules and regulations as prescribed by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) are being complied with.
To achieve the above objective the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) had ordered all companies incorporated on or before December 31, 2017 to file the ACTIVE form. All the companies failing to file form ACTIVE were marked as “ACTIVE Non-compliant” by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). A company marked as ACTIVE Non-compliant is restricted from filing multiple forms on the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) portal. Read more.
If a company intends to achieve the "ACTIVE compliant” status, it has to file the ACTIVE form along with a fee of INR 10,000/-. This fee has now been suspended till September 30, 2020. So what are you waiting for. Go ahead and change the status of your company to "ACTIVE compliant”. Let LexStart help you.
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