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Annual Compliances : Public Limited Company

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Divya Singhvi

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Last updated on May 5th, 2021

A Public Limited Company is a separate legal business entity having limited liability with a minimum of 3 directors & 7 members. The securities of a limited company are traded on a stock exchange. Therefore, it is mandatory to file annual compliances by Public Limited company on time as per dates defined by ROC. Further, the public company enjoys huge benefits like

However, failure in filing compliances by Public Limited Company on time leads to heavy penalties on business.

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Following are Annual Compliances of Public Company:

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FAQs

Is there any penalty for not filing the Annual Filling?

Yes. Penalty is levied in case of delay in annual filling or non filing.

Who should sign annual filling e-Forms?

A Director of the company and a CA/ CS should digitally sign Annual return.

When is annual return of Public Limited Company?

Public Limited Company should file Annual returns every year. Along with the Balance Sheet, P&L Account, and other documents. However, it is different from the income tax return and it’s governed by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

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  1. Hello @Heer_Mandaliya

    Prospectus is a formal document that a Public Company issues to invite offers from public for subscribing its shares. It includes all the material information related to shares that a Company offers to the public. Furthermore, it usually help the investors to take investment decisions. Generally there are 4 types of Prospectus -

    1. Red Herring Prospectus
    2. Shelf Prospectus
    3. Abridged Prospectus
    4. Deemed Prospectus

    You can learn more about various Prospectus in detail here:

    Hope this helps!