SECTION 398 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013 – PROVISIONS RELATING TO FILING OF APPLICATIONS, DOCUMENTS, INSPECTION, ETC., IN ELECTRONIC FORM – RELAXATION OF ADDITIONAL FEES AND EXTENSION OF LAST DATE OF FILING OF VARIOUS E-FORMS UNDER COMPANIES ACT
GENERAL CIRCULAR NO.3/2016 [F.NO.01/34/2013 CL-V], DATED 12-4-2016
This Ministry has launched V2R2 on 28th March, 2016, downtime was given to Infosys from 25th March, 2016 to 27th March, 2016. Since the launch of the system, a number of stakeholders have faced issues and representations have been received from stakeholders to resolve the issues including, for allowing waiver of additional fee till the new system stabilizes.
2. In view of the above, it has been decided to relax the additional fee payable on e-forms which are due for filing by companies between 25th March, 2016 to 30th April, 2016 as one time waiver of additional fee and it is also clarified to stakeholders that if such due e-forms are filed after 10-5-2016, no such relaxation shall be allowed.
3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.