The Registrar of the companies is the concerned authorities where the financial and non-financial information of the company are to be submitted. There will be registered office in each state where these documents are to be submitted within the stipulated time.
This keeps the transparency in the companies and annual foiling is a mandatory requirement, therefore the companies. With Annual filing, companies are provided with various information like the business activities, capital structure, cash flow, liquidity, and profitability, transactions and with related parties etc.
Forms included under Annual Filing
There are only two forms and they are AOC-4 and MGT-7
E-form AOC-4: This form mainly contains financial statements which include Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements. All these statements reveal all financial information of the company.
This form should be filed within 30 days of Annual General Meeting (AGM).
E-form MGT-7: This form used for filing Annual Return which contains both financial as well as non-financial information of the company which include directors’ details, various meetings held during the year, remuneration of Directors and KMP, shareholding pattern and so on.
This form is filed within 60 days of AGM
“Annual Return shall also contain a certificate as per Form No. MGT 8 duly authenticated by Company Secretary in practice in case of a listed company or a company having paid up share capital of Rs. 10 Crore or more or turnover of Rs. 50 Crore or more.”