Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued notification on 11th January, 2022 regarding additional fees for delay in filing.
However, additional fees and higher additional fees (in certain cases) shall be applicable for delay in filing of forms other than for increase in nominal share capital or forms for filing charges.
Details are as follows:
MCA has clarified that higher additional fees shall be payable, if there is a delay in filing e form INC-22, or e-form PAS-3, as the case may be, on two or more occasions, within a period of 365 days from the date of filing of last such belated e-form for which additional fee or higher additional fees, as the case may be, was payable.
Wherever, higher additional fee is payable, additional fee shall not be charged.
Further, clarified that E-form INC-22, or e-fromPAS-3, as the case may be, filed prior to the commencement of the companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2022 shall not be reckoned for the purpose of determining higher additional fees.
In December last year, MCA had Provided relaxation on additional fees on filing of Annual Returns/Financial Statements.
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