INC-20A is a mandatory form that is to be filed by a company incorporated on or after 02/11/2018 with MCA. It is also known as Declaration of Commencement of Business. It should be filed by the directors within 180 days from date of incorporation of a company which has share capital. Once the company receives a certificate of incorporation, the directors will file declaration certificate of commencement of business. It is mandatory to open a current account in a bank for depositing the share capital subscribed in MOA by each and every promoter.
Yes, it is mandatory to file Declaration of Commencement of Business by filing form 20A; to establish that the company has received the paid up share capital amount and is eligible to start its business and borrow money in its name.
The Bank Account statement of a Company having all credit entries for receipt of subscription money received from all subscribers to MOA is to be attached with the form. One can also attach IMPS or NEFT receipts.