How to close a private limited company

We come across various instances when small businesses are not able to sustain in this highly competitive era and prefer to get closed down, rather than running on losses. Many a times, startups prefer closing down a Company when the founder’s drop their business idea in view of an alternate lucrative opportunity.

The Companies Act 2013 provides various modes of closing of Companies. One of such ways is declaring the Company as “Defunct” and getting its name struck out from the records of Registrar. This is a hassle free and easy exit mode provided to Companies, which could not commence their business or are not in operations. Continue reading “How to close a private limited company”

Authorized Capital and Paid Up Capital

One of the most important decisions while registering a new company is deciding the Capital of the Company.  For taking an informed decision regarding the capital of the company, one should understand two basic concepts relating to capital i.e.  Authorized Capital and Paid Up Capital. Continue reading “Authorized Capital and Paid Up Capital”

Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) vs Partnership

Selection of the correct form of business entity is the most important decision taken by an entrepreneur. To make choices simpler and assist you in taking a well informed decision, here is a basic comparison chart of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) vs Partnership Continue reading “Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) vs Partnership”

Foreign Directors in Indian Company

Any public limited or private company needs to have a board of directors constituted for the purpose of managing the day-to-day affairs of the Company. The reason for the existence of the board of directors is that there needs to be a body that is above the management and which can be accountable to the regulators and shareholders for the decisions taken by the management of the company. Continue reading “Foreign Directors in Indian Company”

How to register Startup in India

Start-up India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Start-ups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. This articles explains how to register Startup in India. A startup is a new or existing business, usually small, started by one or a group of individuals. Continue reading “How to register Startup in India”