||No requirement of minimum paid-up capital required for starting a Private Limited Company.
|EASE OF FORMATION
||A Private Limited Company can be easily registered and is easy to manage and run with less legal
|BUILD A GREAT TEAM
||Today, in the business world it is important to have the option of providing stock ownership or
ESOPs to employees which can be offered only by Limited companies.
||The biggest advantage of a Private Limited Company is that its identity is distinct from that of its
members which ultimately limits the liability of members. A company is a separate person having its
rights & Obligations enabling it to enter into contracts in its name, right to sue & be sued.
||In case of the death of the owner or transfer of shares, your business won’t get affected as the
company is considered as separate from its members.
||The greatest benefit of Private Limited Company is a limited liability. If any liability arises then
its member’s assets remain unaffected; members are only liable for unpaid shares held by them and
not more than that. Stakeholders are not liable for corporate debts and liabilities.
||A Private Limited Company is required to perform lesser legal formalities as compared to a Public
Limited Company. It enjoys special exemptions and privileges under the company law. Therefore, in
Private Limited Company, less number of compliance is required.
||A Private Limited Company is not required to publish its accounts or file several documents.
Therefore, it is in a better position than a public company to maintain business secrets.
||Private limited companies easily accommodate equity funding as there is a clear distinction between
shareholders and directors as well as limited liability. Venture capitalists and private equity
funds prefer to invest in this structure.
||Private Limited Company enjoys enhanced transparency as the information relating to a company is
available in a publicly searchable database. Thus, able to win the trust of the general public &
improve business credibility.
||It offers the best type of exit plan for all promoters. Only the shares of a company can be sold or
transferred to another entity without any hassles, while the business remains a going concern.
||A private limited company allows FDI up to 100% through automatic route without any prior government
Do I have Office
(commercial) space to start a Company?
No, commercial office space is not required. You can show your own residential
or rented home address as the registered office address of the Company. This office address can be
changed at any time after the incorporation of the company. Once your startup is set up, stable and
ready to move on to a nice corporate space you can change the registered office address by informing to
the ROC office.
Who is the Registrar
ROC is a Government office with whom companies get registered. Every State has
one ROC office except Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu where there are two ROC offices. In Maharashtra,
companies are registered with Mumbai & Pune ROC. In Tamil Nadu companies are incorporated at Chennai and
Coimbatore ROCs. In all other States like Delhi, there is only one ROC office, like at Bangalore,
Hyderabad and so on.
Do I have to
physically visit ROC office while setting up Company?
No. Legal Suvidha Providers provides a complete online Company Incorporation
process. All legal documentation with ROC and visits are done by Legal Suvidha Providers. As all
documents are filed electronically, you would not need to be physically present at all. You would need
to send us scanned copies of all the required documents & forms.
Is Private Limited
Incorporation to be renewed every year?
No. Once the company is formed, it will be valid until it is officially closed
down by the owners. No renewal or fees is required. However, every year companies have to file very
basic returns with ROC office.
What is a DIN and why
is it required for incorporation?
Director Identification Number (DIN) is a unique identification number
required for a person to become a director of a company. DIN is issued by the ROC office (Ministry of
Corporate Affairs). It is similar to a PAN Card number.DIN is to be mentioned in documents while
appointing a person as a director of a company.
What is a DSC and why
is it required?
A digital signature is an electronic signature, which is in the form of codes.
It is used for signing the electronic forms, filed with ROC for the incorporation of Company. Digital
Signature cannot be used in physical documents.
How can we select the
name of the Company?
Firstly we just need to find a unique name as prefix and promoters need to
provide the name of the proposed company along with the significance of the word. Secondly, the name
needs to include a word about company business activity. Finally, before selecting Names it will be
advisable to check on Google, MCA Portal, MCA Guidelines and Trade Mark site the availability of Name.
What is MOA and AOA
of the Company?
MOA means Memorandum of Association and AOA means the Articles of Association.
These are the byelaw's or rules based on which important matters like the main business of the company
or meetings are decided. These are standard legal documents prepared by Company Secretaries during the
registration of the Company.
Can we change the
office address of Company after Incorporation?
Yes, the company office address can be changed anytime after incorporation.
What is the Capital
of the Company?
Capital means investment made by shareholders into the company. The
authorized capital is an amount up to which the company can issue shares. This capital is mentioned
during the incorporation of the company based on which ROC registration fees and stamp duty is paid.
Paid up capital is an actual investment that goes from shareholders into the company bank account,
against which share certificate is issued by the company.
Does my business
have to have some turnover to start Private Limited?
This is not true, a Private limited company is one of the modes of doing
business, which means it can be started from scratch. For that matter, even after incorporating a
private limited there is no obligation that the company must have sales or turnover.
Does PF, Service
Tax or VAT is automatically applicable to Private Limited?
There is no automatic applicability. Provident Fund (PF), Service Tax or VAT
(now GST) law applicability is the same for all types of businesses as a sole proprietorship,
partnership firms, and companies. These laws are applicable only after crossing certain threshold
Shareholders are required to incorporate a Private Limited Company?
There is a minimum of two shareholders required to start a Private Limited
Company and the number can extend maximum from fifty to two hundred beyond which is not permitted.
How many Directors
are required in a Private Limited Company?
A minimum of two directors are required to establish a private limited
company and the maximum amount cannot exceed beyond fifteen.
How much money do I
need to start a Private Limited Company?
No minimum Capital is required to start a Private Limited Company.
Can a Salaried
person become the director of a Private Limited Company?
Yes, a salaried person becomes the director in private limited company, there
are no legal bondage's in this, but you have to go through with your employment agreement if it contains
any restrictions on doing so.
Can an NRI /
Foreign National be a director in a Private Limited Company?
Yes, an NRI or Foreign National can be a Director in a Private Limited
Company after obtaining Director Identification Number. However, at least, one Director on the Board of
Directors must be a Resident of India.
Liability Partnership) be converted to Private Limited Company?
No, LLP cannot be converted to a Private Limited Company as it is not
permissible by the government of India. However, if you want to expand your business you can register a
Private Limited Company which has simplified the process of registration.
Who can be a
director of a Private Limited Company?
The Director required to be above 18 years of age and must be a natural
person. He may or may not be a citizen or residence of India. We can say that even a foreign national
can be Directors in Indian Private Limited Company.
What is the Common
The Common Seal is the official signature of the company. Any documents on
which the Common seal is affixed is deemed to be signed by the company.
Can a Company own
property in its name?
A Company can own and enjoy the property in its name, neither the members are
not owners of the company's property and nor the members have an insurable interest in the property of
What is the
Statutory Compliance for a Private Limited Company?
A Private Limited Company must appoint an Auditor and get its statutory audit
done by a Chartered Accountant at the financial year end and it also required to file Income Tax Return
to Income Tax Department. Besides, that, a company also required to file its Annual Filling Forms with
Registrar of Companies. Further, the Private Limited Company must conduct Board Meeting at least once in
every 3 months and an Annual General Meeting, at least once in every year and also maintain Minutes of
every Board Meetings and General Meetings and Statutory Registers.
Is it necessary to
have a company's books audited?
Yes, a private limited company must appoint an auditor, no matter what its
revenues. An auditor must be appointed within 30 days of incorporation. Compliance is important with a
private limited company to avoid the penalties and fines.
How long is the
company valid for?
Once a Company is incorporated, it will be active and in-existence as long as
the annual compliances are met with regularly. In case, annual compliance's are not complied with, the
Company will become a Dormant Company and may be struck off from the register after some time.
Private limited company registered possible?
Yes, it is possible without your physical presence. We will help you in
registering your company.
What after getting
an incorporation certificate?
After getting an incorporation certificate, apply for PAN, TAN & Bank