Accounting & Taxation

Annual return of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) - Form 11

What is form 11?

Form 11 is an annual return that every Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) has to submit with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) through the website of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). This form contains a  summary of all the designated partners of the LLP and change in the management of LLP, if any.

What is the due date of filing LLP form 11?

Every LLP registered in India is required to file form 11 within 60 days from the closure of the financial year i.e., before 30th May every year.  

Is form 11 Mandatory for LLP?

Yes, every Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) registered in India under the LLP Act 2008 must mandatorily file form 11 each year.  

What is the procedure for filing LLP form 11?

FORM 11 

STEP-1 : Login as a business user on the Ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) website. 

STEP-2: On the dashboard go to MCA services -> LLP e filing -> Form 11 

STEP-3: Select FY, Fill LLPIN and Details of the LLP. Note that grey boxes will be auto filled as per the previous filing and white boxes require data to be added

STEP-4: Add/ review details of all the partners such as their contribution, date of appointment, Details of company(s)/LLP(s) in which partner/ designated partner is a director/ partner click save-> next

STEP-5: add details of the partners and affix DSC of one of the partners click save-> next

STEP-6: Review -> submit -> SRN is generated and form is automatically downloaded

STEP-7: Go to my applications -> select the organization -> Upload PDF with the DSC. Once uploaded, you will be directed to pay the fee.

What is the attachment to be enclosed in LLP Form 11?

- Details of LLP and / or company in which partner/designated partner is a director/ partner 

- Other documents if required. 

Can the Form-11 be revised?

No, then there is no provision to revise Form 11, once it has been filed.

What is the fee for filing form 11?

Government fees for filing LLP form 11 is tabulated below:

What are the consequences for not filing LLP form 11 on time?

You will incur a penalty for delayed filing of Form 11 as tabulated below:

Is there a need for certification by a professional?

If the total contribution of partners of LLP exceeds Rs. 50 Lakhs or Turnover of LLP exceeds Rs. 5 Crore, certification by Practicing Company Secretary is Mandatory.

Can I close my LLP without filing Form 11?

As per legal provision of Rule 37 of LLP Act 2008. You can apply for closing the LLP once all mandatory annual returns including Form 11 have been filed.

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