Procedure Form 11 for filing annual return of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) with the Registrar
1.Enter the Limited Liability Partnership identification number (LLPIN) of the LLP.
2.Click the “Pre-fill” button.
The system will automatically display the name, address of registered office, e-mail ID and other address if declared under section 13(2). In case there is any change in the email ID, enter the new valid email ID.
3.Select the business classification of the LLP from the drop down list. System will automatically display the principal business activities based on LLPIN.
4.System will automatically display the total number of designated partners, partners and total obligation of contribution of partners of the LLP. Enter the amount of ‘contribution received by all partners’ of LLP. This amount should be same as amount of contribution received as entered in eForm 8 (Statement of account and solvency) in respect of the corresponding financial year.
5.In case total number of designated partners (DP) and partners as on 31st March of the financial year for which return is being filed exceeds two hundred:
Details of each designated partner and partner including their profit sharing details should be verified through the screen for Verifying partners’ detail at LLP portal. These details are required to be provided in the screen before filling this eForm. Once the details are updated on the LLP portal, a service request number (SRN) shall be generated by the system and the same shall have to be mentioned at the time of filing of this form. Please note that filing of this form shall not be allowed in case there is any other eForm 11 pending for payment of fee or any other eForm 11 is under processing or already approved in respect of the SRN.
In case number of designated partners (DP) and partners are less than or equal to the maximum number allowed:
System will automatically display the details of individual(s) as partner (including DP)) and detail of bodies corporate as partner (including DP)) on the basis of LLPIN entered.
In case value of ‘Obligation of contribution’ is not displayed or the displayed details need to be updated, enter the updated value.
Enter the amount of Contribution received and accounted for, number of LLPs in which user is partner and number of companies in which user is director in respect of each partner.
In case of designated partner or partners having DPIN, the residential status shall be displayed automatically by the system. In case the displayed residential status needs to be updated or the residential status is not displayed, enter the updated residential status of the DP.
For partners not having DPIN, select ‘whether he/ she is resident in India or not’. Resident of India means a person who has stayed in India not less than 182 days during immediately preceding 1 year.
6.Provide details of penalties imposed on the LLP and its partners and designated partners. Provide the details of offences compounded by the LLP.
• Details of LLP and/ or company in which partner/ designated partner are a director/ partner (It is mandatory to attach this detail in case any partner/ DP is a partner in any LLP and/ or director in any company)
• Any other information can be provided as an optional attachment to eForm
Digital signature-The eForm should be digitally signed by the designated partner (DP) of the LLP. Enter the DPIN (Designated partner identification number) of the DP.
Certification-In case total obligation of contribution of partners of the LLP exceeds Rs. 50 lakhs or turnover of LLP exceeds Rs. 5 crores, then the eForm needs to be certified by a Company Secretary in whole time practice. Enter the certificate of practice number and select whether he/ she is associate or fellow.
In case total obligation of contribution of partners of the LLP does not exceed Rs. 50 lakhs and turnover of LLP does not exceed Rs. 5 crores, then the eForm needs to be certified by the designated partner of the LLP. Enter the DPIN of the DP.
8.Pre-scrutiny-After the check eForm is successful and required documents have been attached, pre-scrutinise the eForm. This is a mandatory step.