E-Form Agile- MCA vide its notification dated 29th March, 2019 notified Companies (Incorporation) Third Amendment Rules, 2019, in which after rule 38 ‘Rule 38A’ inserted for Application for Goods and Services Tax Identification (GSTIN) Number, Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) registration & Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) registration.
1. When e-form AGILE will be applicable?
According to the notification the rules are applicable from the date of its publication in official gazette i.e. 29th March, 2019.
2. Does filing of e-form AGILE is mandatory?
Every application of the registration of the company shall be accompanied by the e-form AGILE for taking registration under GST, EPFO and ESIC.
However, taking all registration related GST, EPFO and ESIC is not mandatory but the company have option to tick in only those boxes in which organization the Co. wants to get registered.
Along with this companies also have full option not to take registration in any of the authorities mentioned in the form.
3. How the e-form AGILE can be filed on MCA?
User is required to file application (SPICe) for incorporation of a company accompanying linked e-form AGILE along with e-form SPICe MOA (INC-33) and e-Form SPICe AOA (INC-34).
4. What is the fee payable for taking various registration under E-form AGILE?
No fee is prescribed for filling e-form AGILE.
5. What is the benefit of e-form AGILE?
The applicability of this form will act as the single window clearance system and Incorporation of new companies along with taking registration under various other authorities will become easier and faster.