Clarification regarding filing of Form DPT 4 under Companies Act, 2013 – MCA General Circular No. 27/2014 dated 30.06.2014

General Circular No. 27/2014

F. No. MCA21/123/2014/e-Gov. Cell
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs

5th Floor, A Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. Raj endra Prasad Road, New Delhi – 110001
Dated the 30th June, 2014


All Regional Directors,
All Registrars of Companies,
All Stakeholders.

Sub: – Clarification regarding filing of Form DPT 4 under Companies Act, 2013


This Ministry has received reference regarding filing of Form DPT 4 under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. As per section 74(1)(a) of the Companies Act, 2013 and the companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014 made there under, companies are required to file a statement regarding deposits existing as on date of commencement of the Act within a period of 3 months from such commencement. The time for filing of said statement is expiring on 30-06-2014.

2. After considering the reference, it has been decided to grant extension of time for the period of 2 months i.e. up to 31-08-2014 without any additional fee in terms of section 403 of the Act to enable the companies for filing of statement under Form DPT 4 with the Registrar.

Yours Faithfully

(M. S. Pachouri)
Deputy Director

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