Company Secretarial Compliances

As per the Companies Act 2013, every company registered in India (including Private Limited, Limited, One Person and Section 8 Company) must file annual returns with ROC every year. It required to conduct an Annual General Meeting (AGM) and submit annual accounts to the ROC. AGM should be held within 6 months after the financial year ends, i.e., before September 30th each year. For new companies, the first AGM must be held within 18 months from the date of incorporation or 9 months after the financial year closes, whichever is earlier.

Annual return consists information and documents that include the Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Account, Compliance Certificate, Registered Office Address, Register of Member, Shares and Debentures details, Debt details, Management details, shareholding structure, changes in Directorship and details of transfers of securities, if any.