Annual Return of LLP – Form 8 of the FY 2019-20
Check Whether Form 8 is applicable on Your LLP
Every LLP is required to file a statement of account & solvency with the ROC within 180 days of the closure of the financial year. It means that the form-8 for the financial year 2019-20 must be filed before 30th October 2020. However for recently incorporated LLP which got incorporated on or after 1st October 2019, the filing of Form 8 (Financial Statement) is optional for the FY 2019-20.
What is form-8 for LLP
Form-8 is the prescribed format to file a statement of Account & Solvency with the Registrar of Companies/LLP. In this form, the LLP has to file key financial information and a declaration under the MSME Act.
The process to file LLP Form-8 is as under
Check that the form is fully filled
Digitally sign the Form-8with the DSC of the partners
If required get form 8 attested by Company Secretary
Perform a pre scrutiny of the eform
Upload the form at MCA Portal
Pay the ROC Fee
Update compliance record of the LLP and Legal File
After your LLP has filed its accounts and statement of solvency to ROC in form 8 check the SRN status at the mca portal. Once the Form-8 gets approved, it means that the same has been concluded successfully. Update your records and legal File with the following documents
Form-8(Final form which was approved by ROC)
Fee Receipt of filing the Form 8
Attachments to the digital form such as List of MSME Declaration
Financial Statement of the LLP.