The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has decided to defer levying of fees on filing of Form 23B for Auditor’s Appointment till 12th August, 2012. So all those companies who have not filed Form 23B intimating ROC of the Auditor’s Appointment for any previous year are advised to file the Form 23B before 12th August, 2012 to avoid levying of fees. The text of the circular is enclosed for your reference.
General Circular No. 22/2012
F.No. 17/187/2011 – CL.V ; Government of India; Ministry of Corporate Affairs; Dated the 3rd Aug, 2012
All Regional Directors, All Registrar of Companies, All Stakeholders.
Sub : Imposing fees on certain e-forms filed with ROC, RD or MCA(HQ) under MCA-21 where at present no fee is prescribed.
I am directed to refer to the Ministry’s General Circular no. 14/2012 dated 21st June 2012 & General Circular no. 19/2012 dated 27th July 2012 and to say that fees on Form 23B (Information by statutory auditor to the Registrar) has been further deferred for one week and shall now be applicable from 12th August, 2012.