Incentives For Start-Ups and MSME’S In Budget 2020

The Union Budget for 2020-21 was released on 1st February 2020 by the Finance Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman and had a lot in store for Start-Up’s and Medium, Small and Micro enterprises (MSME).

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Government announces company incorporation with zero fees

With a new set of rules that simplify the process of company incorporation, the government aims to make it easier to do business in India. Here’s a look at the revised process.

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Phantom Stock – A smart way of Employee Benefits

Phantom stock is a very interesting concept and is emerging strongly as a powerful tool of Employee Benefits, especially for Startups. It can be described as a type of employee benefit plan whereby employees or advisors of an Organization get various benefits of stock ownership without actually having real ownership of Stock, in exchange for their services. Continue reading “Phantom Stock – A smart way of Employee Benefits”

Modes of Funding/Capital Infusion for Startups

A successful business requires investment of time, effort and MONEY for its long term growth and prosperity.  Infusion of funds is an essential pre-requirement, especially for Startups if they want to scale up and make their brand popular and visible.

Innovative and promising Startups or businesses always attract enterprising investors who are ready to stake their money and a get a good return out of the same. The difficult part arrives when the decision on the mode of funding has to be evaluated. Continue reading “Modes of Funding/Capital Infusion for Startups”

Equalization Levy

The digital economy in India is growing at a rapid pace by each passing year. Till recently, most of the Non Resident companies, which form an integral part of providing digital services did not have to pay any tax in India. Neither were they subjected to any withholding taxes, since the performance for the services were not executed in India. Moreover, as they do not have a Permanent Establishment in India, their revenue cannot be attributed to the operations in India. Hence, no tax applies on the same. Continue reading “Equalization Levy”