Complete solution for incorporation of a not for profit Section 8 company and obtaining Section 8 company license. IndiaFilings offers Section 8 company registration from Rs.29899/-
From Rs.29899 /- all inclusive fees
EMI: Rs.2670 for 12 months*
Section 8 Company is named Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, which pertains to a established 'for promoting commerce, art, science, sports, education, research, social welfare, religion, charity, protection of environment or any such other object', provided the profits, if any, or other income is applied for promoting only the objects of the company and no dividend is paid to its members. Therefore, Section 8 Company or Section 25 Company is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 for charitable or not-for-profit purposes.
A Section 8 Company is similar to a Trust or Society; expect, a section 8 Company is registered under the Central Government's Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Trusts and Societies are registered under State Government regulations. A section 8 company has various advantages when compared to Trust or Society like improved recognition and better legal standing. Section 8 company also has higher credibility amongst donors, Government departments and other stakeholders.
Section 8 Companies are registered under the Companies Act, 2013. Hence, the process for registration and certificate of incorporation for a Section 8 Company is issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.KNOW MORE
Section 8 Companies can be registered with names that contain words like Association, Foundation, Society, Council, Club, Charities, Institute, Academy, Organisation, Federation, Chamber of Commerce, Development and more.
Trusts are managed by Trustees as per a Trust Deed. Section 8 Company does not have the concept of Trustees. Hence, Section 8 Companies are managed by the Board of Directors based on the MOA and AOA of the Section 8 Company.
Like a private limited company, a Section 8 Company will also have revenue, expenses, profits and losses. However, in a Section 8 Company the profits can be used only for the charitable or not-for-profit purposes mentioned in the MOA.
The management of a Section 8 Company can be easily transferred from one person to another by altering the changing the composition of Board of Directors. Section 8 Company can also be controlled by shareholders.
Identity and address proof will be required for all directors and shareholders of the company to be incorporated. In case of Indian nationals, PAN is mandatory. For foreign nationals, apostilled or notarised copy of passport must be submitted mandatorily. All documents submitted must be valid. Residence proof documents like bank statement or electricity bill must be less than 2 months old.
All companies must have a registered office in India. To prove access to the registered office, a recent copy of the electricity bill or property tax receipt or water bill must be submitted. Along with the utility bill, rental agreement or sale deed and a letter from the landlord with his/her consent to use the office as a registered office of a company must be submitted.
Section 8 Company registration with 3 DSC, 2 DIN, MOA, AOA, 1 RUN Name Approval, RD license, PAN, TAN, Company Kit and LEDGERS accounting software. Inclusive of government fees and taxes.
From Rs.29899 /- all inclusive fees
EMI: Rs.2670 for 12 months*
Section 8 Company registration with 3 DSC, 2 DIN, 1 RUN Name Approval, RD license, PAN, TAN, Company Kit, GST Registration, 6 months GST return filing and LEDGERS accounting software. Inclusive of government fees and taxes.
From Rs.34899 /- all inclusive fees
EMI: Rs.3116 for 12 months*
Section 8 Company registration with 3 DSC, 2 DIN, 1 RUN Name Approval, RD license, PAN, TAN, Company Kit, GST Registration, 6 months GST Return Filing, trademark filing and LEDGERS accounting software. Inclusive of government fees and taxes.
From Rs.45899 /- all inclusive fees
EMI: Rs.4098 for 12 months*
IndiaFilings.com can register a Section 8 Company in 20 to 30 days, subject to ROC processing time.
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Digital Signature Certificate(DSC) and Director Identification Number(DIN) is required for the proposed Directors of the Section 8 Company. DIN and DSC can be obtained for the proposed Directors within 5 to 7 days.
Once DIN and DSC are available for atleast two Directors, application for reservation of name for section 8 company can be made to MCA. Once, the name is reserved, a license must be obtained prior to incorporation.
Once the license is obtained, registration documents can be submitted to the MCA along with an application for registration. MCA will usually approve the application for incorporation in 5 to 7 days, subject to their processing time.
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