A Company is an entity having a separate identity which requires maintaining its active status through the regular filing with MCA. For every company registered in India, including private limited, limited company, one person company and section 8 company, it is compulsory to file an annual return and audited financial statements with MCA for every financial year.
It is mandatory to conduct an Annual General Meeting and filing of annual accounts with ROC. As per Companies Act 2013, it is mandatory that your financial year should start from 1st April and end on 31st March. An OPC is required to conduct a minimum of 2 board meetings and one annual general meeting.
OPC are required to file following forms with ROC:
- ROC Form AOC4: This form contains details and annexure relating to Balance Sheet of the Company, Profit & Loss Account, Compliance Certificate, Registered Office Address, Register of Member, Shares and Debentures details, Debt details and information about the Management of the Company. The due date for ROC Form AOC 4 will be 30 days from the conclusion of the AGM.
- ROC Form MGT 7: This form contains details of shareholding structure, change in directorship and details of the transfer of shares during the year if any. Due date for ROC Form MGT 7 would be within 60 days from the conclusion of AGM.
- ROC Form ADT 1: This form is filed for auditor appointment. The due date for ROC Form ADT 1 would be within 15 days from the conclusion of AGM.