E- version of MSME Form 1 still not deployed in the MCA 21 portal, clarifies Ministry, timeline to file the one-time return stands extended
As reported by us in the earlier, the one-time return in MSME Form I, reflecting the details of all outstanding dues to Micro or small enterprises suppliers existing as on 22.01.2019, was supposed to furnished by Specified Companies before the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”) within 22nd February, 2019.
The initial timeline set to file this return expires on 22nd February, 2019, however, the e-form is still not made available in the MCA 21 Portal.
In view of this, the MCA has clarified in a circular today that the period of 30 days to file this return will be calculated from the date the e-version of this form is made available by the Ministry.
Source: Ministry of Corporate Affairs