MCA has notified the Companies (Removal of Names of Companies from the Register of Companies) Amendment Rules, 2019 on 08th May 2019 and increased the filing fee in respect of Form STK 2 from Rs. 5000 to Rs. 10000 w.e.f. 10 May 2019.
Following changes are also introduced:
- No application in Form No. STK-2 shall be filed by a company unless it has filed overdue returns in Form No. AOC-4 (Financial Statement) or AOC-4 XBRL, as the case may be, and Form No. MGT-7 (Annual Return), up to the end of the financial year in which the company ceased to carry its business operations.
- Statement of accounts are required to be filed in Form STK-8.