As we know, last date for filling FCRA return in Form FC4 is 31/12 i.e. after 9 months of financial year end. Thus, for FY 2017-18, last date was 31.12.2018. However, this year, FCRA department has made it compulsory to take DARPAN ID and link it with FCRA department.
But, generating DARPAN ID without any error is a huge task and even after submission to DARPAN ID portal, it takes days and months to get DARPAN ID.
Looking to all this difficulties and representation made by many organizations, it is decided by FCRA department to extend FCRA Annual Return date from 31.12.2018 to 31.03.2019
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