NFRA Rules 2018 notified by MCA- Auditor to file annual return with the Authority


NFRA Rules 2018 notified by MCA- Auditor to file annual return with the Authority

The Ministry Of Corporate Affairs has notified the National Financial Reporting Authority Rules, 2018 wherein the MCA has asked the companies to submit the details of the Auditors in NFRA Form 1 within 30 days from the date of implementation of the rules.

The NFRA (the Authority) shall have power to monitor and enforce compliance with accounting standards and auditing standards , oversee the quality of service under sub-section (2) of section 132 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the Act) or undertaking investigation under sub-section (4) of such section of the auditors of the companies and bodies corporate.

(a) companies whose securities are listed on any stock exchange in India or outside India;
(b) unlisted public companies having paid-up capital of not less than rupees five hundred crores or having annual turnover of not less than rupees one thousand crores or having, in aggregate , outstanding loans, debentures and deposits of not less than rupees five hundred crores as on the 31st March of immediately preceding financial year ;

(c) insurance companies , banking companies , companies engaged in the generation or supply of electricity , companies governed by any special Act for the time being in force or bodies corporate incorporated by an Act in accordance with clauses (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) of sub-section (4) of section 1 of the Act ;

(d) any body corporate or company or person, or any class of bodies corporate or companies or persons, on a reference made to the Authority by the Central Government in public interest ; and


(e) a body corporate incorporated or registered outside India , which is a subsidiary or associate company of any company or body corporate incorporated or registered in India as referred to in clauses (a) to (d), if the income or net worth of such subsidiary or associate company exceeds twenty per of the consolidated income or consolidated net worth of such company or the body corporate , as the case may be, referred to in clauses (a) to (d).

The NFRA Rule 2018 also mandated that every auditor shall file a return with the Authority on or before 30th April every year in such form as may be specified by the Central Government.

Source: taxscan.in

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