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What is INC – 22A?
The MCA introduced the form for validating the addresses of all registered companies under the Companies Act, 2013. The form goes by the name tag ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification). The KYC form was introduced with the idea to ensure that the companies E-file their details accurately so that a proper check is maintained, and also, to ensure that the creation of shell companies is prevented in the years to come
Who has to file?
All companies incorporated on or before 31st of December, 2017 shall file the particulars of the company and the address validation of the registered office in E-Form INC – 22A on or before the 25th of April, 2019 with the Registrar. However, there are certain companies that are exempted from filing this form:-
When has to file?
The due date for filing this form is 25th April 2019.
A photograph of the registered office of the Company in which one of the Directors of the Company is the present (internal and external photo) must be attached along with this form.
Information required to file E-Form INC – 22A
Prior to filing INC – 22A, all compliances with regard to the filing of Financial Statements (Section 137) and Annual Returns (Section 92) for the financial year 2017-18 must be completed by the company.
The following information must be furnished in the e-form ACTIVE 22A:
Email and Mobile Number for receiving One Time Password Verification – Once the form is filled up and error-free the ‘Send OTP’ button will be activated