The Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has extended the dates for filing of annual returns.
Last date for filing Annual Returns form A/B has been extended up to December 2, 2016, with the exception of listed companies.
- Form A: A company having a share capital, files annual return on Form-A
- Form B: A company not having a share capital, files annual return on Form-B
All companies, listed or other than listed should file their annual audited accounts by December 2, 2016, which is extended from earlier date of November 30, 2016. The last date of filing of Form A for listed companies remains December 15, 2016.
The decision has been made in order to facilitate the companies which held their annual general meetings on October 31st, 2016.
As per SECP, all other than listed companies are required to file Form A/B, within 30 days of holding of AGM, while the listed companies are required to file Form A, within 45 days.
Recently, SECP extended the last date for filing of Form 29 ( Particulars of the directors, Chief executive officers, auditors and other officers) up to November 16, 2016, which was November 14, 2016 previously.