Hello readers, this article will inform you about show cause notice issued to 5922 NGO’s by FCRA Department, Government of India for non filing of annual return as per FCRA Regulations. As per law the return is to be filed online for every financial year (1st April to 31st March) within a period of nine months from the closure of the year i.e. by 31st December each year.
Annual returns are to be filed online at fcraonlineservice.nic.in; No hard copy of the returns shall be accepted in FCRA Wing of Ministry of Home Affairs. An association not filing annual return on time may face the following consequences:
- Imposition of penalty for of late submission of return
- Cancellation of registration
As per show cause notice all these ngo’s are required to file written reply that why their FCRA registration may not cancelled under section 14 of FCRA 2010. They also email their reply at firstname.lastname@example.org.