All the limited companies registered in India are required to file annual accounts and annual return with the Ministry of company affairs according to the requirements of the Companies Act of 2013.A private limited company is required to file the balance sheet and profit and loss account with Registrar of companies annually. Annual Filing is applicable to all companies registered in India including foreign subsidiaries, joint venture companies.
You must file an annual return to ministry of Company affairs once a year if you’re a director of a Limited company. The annual return is totally different from annual accounts and other tax returns, and usually won’t be file both returns at the same time.
Corp roots will send an email alert to your mail when your annual return is due to file with ROC. The due date of annual filing is within 30 days of Annual general meeting (AGM).
The due date of annual return (Form No MGT-7) is 60 days of AGM with list of directors and shareholders. You can be fined up to Rs.5, 000 and your company will be under defaulting list.
As a limited company whole time director, is responsible to file an Annual Return for your company. In fact, it is an offence to fail to file your Annual Return on time. If directors fail to submit annual return continuously will cause to strike off the company register.
Annual return can file online through MCA 21 online portal by downloading the e form with adequate fee, which can be paid by credit card or net banking.
Filing of annual return with ROC is depends on where your company is situated.