No Late fees Company Roc Filing till 31 December 2021

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA), has issued a general circular No 17/2021, with respect to relaxation of late fee in Company Roc returns like e filing Aoc4, Mgt-7. For the financial year-ending 31 Mar 2021, under the Companies Act, 2013.

Kindly note, this relaxation helps the company to file returns without any additional fee.

As per Company Act,2013, All company including One person Company e file, their annual return with the duly audited report, with certification from Chartered accountant and duly complied with the Company secretary within 30 days of their AGM, normally it falls in 29 Oct 2021, else late fee Rs.200 per day(both the form Mgt7 and Aoc-4)

Now from this, relaxation, the company can file Annual returns, financials ending on 31 Mar 2021, can able to file up to 31 Dec 2021, without late fee.


Circular appended below


General Circular No. 17/2021 

F.No. 01/34/2013 CL-V -Part-III

Government of India

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

5th Floor, ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi-1
Dated: 29th October 2021



All Regional Directors,

All Registrar of Companies,

All Stakeholders.

Subject: Relaxation on levy of additional fees in filing of e-forms AOC-4, MGT-7/MGT-7A for the financial year ended on 31.03.2021 under the Companies Act, 2013 – reg


  1. Keeping in view of various requests received from stakeholders regarding relaxation on levy of additional fees for annual financial statement filings required to be done for the financial year ended on 31.03.2021, it has been decided that no additional fees shall be levied upto 31.12.2021 for the filing of e-forms AOC-4, AOC-4 (CFS), AOC-4 XBRL, AOC4-Non ­XBRL and MGT-7/MGT-7A in respect of the financial year ended on 31.03.2021. During the said period, only normal fees shall be payable for the filing of the aforementioned e-forms.
  2. This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

Yours faithfully,

(K M S Narayana)

Deputy Director (policy)


Copy forwarded for information and necessary action to:-

  1. E-Governance section
  2. Guard file.

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