MCA has released the much awaited new e-forms for filing the annual audited accounts and the annual return. These forms i.e. AOC-4 replaces forms 23ac & 23aca and MGT-7 replaces form 20B which was the annual return form under the old Companies Act, 1956. MCA has also given relaxation in additional fees penalty for companies upto 31/10/2015, vide its circular no. 10/2015 dated 13th July, 2015. The new e-forms are available on the MCA site.
Further in case of companies with paid up share capital of Rs.10 crores or more OR turnover of Rs.50 crores or more, the form MGT-7 should be accompanied with a certificate from the Practising Company Secretary in form MGT-8.