Are you late in your payment to MSME?

In the event that your company is yet to pay for the services/goods taken from MSME, you need to file a half yearly return in MCA Form MSME-1 before the due date.Hurry and complete this compliance before the final date arrives.

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If your company has yet to pay for the goods and services taken from MSMEs (Micro Small and Medium Enterprise) and it has been 45 days since you accepted the goods/services from them, then you need to file a half-yearly return through the MCA form MSME-1. It shall detail the following:

  1. The amount of payment due.
  2. The reason for the delay.

To put it in simpler terms:-

Every company which has received services or goods from MSMEs and payment for those services haven’t been made 45 days after receiving them has to file MCA form MSME-1.

Due Date of Filling MSME-I

The final date of filing MSME-1 form from the date of notification was 21st February 2019. However, the final dates of subsequent returns shall be:

  1. For Half yearly period from April to September: 31st October.
  2. For Half-yearly period from October to March: 30th April.

Penalties for Non Filing of MSME-01 Form

Not filing the form MSME-1 shall lead to penalty as per Companies Act 2013:

  1. Penalty to the company: Up to Rs. 25,000/-.
  2. Penalty to the directors, CS, and CFOs: imprisonment up to 6 months or fine from Rs 25,000/-to Rs. 3, 00, 000/-. 

Now that this form is mandatory, you don’t need to get panicky on how to file this Form. Contact Registrationwala and our team of experts shall assist you in filing form MSME-1.

Note - The applicability of form MSME-1 is for all types of business entities registered with the MCA including Oner Person Company, Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company, and others. If you are one of those companies that have yet to pay for the goods and services, you should contact our experts.


Eligibility Criteria for FILE FORM MSME-1 in India

The companies that are eligible to file FORM MSME-1 are those who have taken money from MSMEs and have yet to return it. Simply put, every company which has received services or goods from MSMEs and payment for those services haven’t been made 45 days after receiving them has to file MCA form MSME-1.


Documents Required for filing FILE FORM MSME-1

The information required to be filed in MSME-1 form are as following:

  1. Total outstanding amount.
  2. Name of the supplier.
  3. PAN of the Supplier.
  4. Date from which the amount was due.
  5. Reason or reasons in payment delay.


Process for filing FILE FORM MSME-1 

The procedure of filing MCA form MSME-1 is as follows:

  1. Identification of MSME suppliers and asking them for their registration certificate.
  2. Filing the form with the required documents
  3. Submitting the form.

Our Assistance to file the FILE FORM MSME-1

We, at Registrationwala provide end to end solutions for filing FILE FORM MSME-1. Our services include:

  • Collection of information and starting the process
  • Creating the first compliance draft
  • Reviewing the draft and making changes if necessary
  • Providing you the confirmation receipt.

Registrationwala.com is a leading legal consultancy firm providing the comprehensive services relating to FILE FORM MSME-1.

Contact us now to ensure that you’re not penalized for not filing MSME-1 in India.   


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