BUSINESS COMMENCEMENT FILLING

According to the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018, there is a need for all the companies registered on or after 2 November 2018 to file a certificate of business commencement. Form 20A is a form of declaration filed by the directors within 180 days of the date of incorporation of the company. This is one of the most imperative compliances to follow because the penalties for non-filing is extremely high. The newly rolled out and most discussed among the corporate is Form INC-20A.

 

Those Companies registered in India after the commencement of the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and having share capital is required to obtain the commencement of business certificate before commencing any business or exercising any borrowing powers. One can say that the Ministry has reintroduced the concept of Commencement of Business Certificate via Form INC-20A on MCA.

Form 20A is a declaration that needs to be filed by the company’s directors and it should be verified by a Chartered Accountant or Company Secretary or a Cost Accountant in practice.

Frequently Asked Questions​

Every company required to file form 20A shall file the same within 180 days of its incorporation.

A certificate of business commencement needs to be obtained within 180 days from the date of incorporation and an e-Form need to be filed with the concerned Registrar of Companies regarding the same. A declaration under section 10A from the directors need to be provided in the form of a Board Resolution in the e-Form itself. Additionally, a proof of deposit of the paid-up share capital by the subscribers also requires to be attached with the e-Form. The form needs to be verified &certified by a practising professional before filing with the ROC.

According to The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, all the Companies registered in India & having a share capital is needed to obtain business commencement certificate before commencing any business or exercising any borrowing powers. The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 was introduced in November 2nd, 2018 so any company incorporated after this date would be required to obtain Commencement of Business Certificate.

Subscribers proof of payment for value of shares which are Bank statement of company having all credit entries for receipt of subscription money received from all subscribers to MOA.

These categories of companies are exempted from filing form 20A, which are as follows:

  1. A company incorporated before the commencement of Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018, i.e., 2nd November 2018.
  2. A company without share capital which has been incorporated after 2nd November 2018.

If anyone not filling for form INC 20A, these consequences can take place:

  1. Registrar may initiate action for the removal of the name of Company
  2. Company cannot borrow money
  3. Company cannot start business

Process of filing form INC 20A

Company Bank Account

The first step is to open a company bank account (or a current account) for all its financial transactions. For this following document are required: – Certificate of Incorporation MoA (Memorandum of Association) AoA (Articles of Association) Permanent Account Number (PAN)and Know Your Customer details of the company director/s

Collection of The Capital

The company requires to collect the capital invested by the company shareholders, as mentioned in the final page of the company’s MoA, including the list of shareholders & amount invested by each.

Deposit Capital Share

Once the capital invested by each shareholder is collected, it is deposited into the company bank account. Now, before filing a declaration of commencement of the business, the company need to acquire a certified copy of the bank statement, showing proof of deposit.

File Form Inc 20A

This is the final step, the declaration of the commencement of business is made by filing form INC 20A. The form is digitally signed by the company directors & then certified by a valid CA or CMA.

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