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Private Limited Company

A Private Limited company is the simplest form of company, which requires minimum 2 directors. It offers all the benefits listed above, but the only constrain is that it can not be listed it in the stock market.


Public Limited Company

A Public Limited Company requires minimum 3 directors, and with the approval of SEBI and MCA, it can be listed in the stock market to raise public funds..


Non-profit / Section 25 Company (NGO / NPO)

A Non-Profit Organization (NPO / NGO) or a Section 25 Company can be formed for promoting any object like education, sports, research activities, commerce, art, religion, science, charity etc. Here Non- Profit does not mean that the company cannot earn profit, but it essentially means that any profit generated by the company should be utilized for promoting the objects of the company and should not be distributed to the promoters.

These companies offer some additional benefits like -

  • NPO/NGO gets several exceptions and privileges under Company Law.
  • No Minimum Paid-up capital required.
  • No Stamp duty for registration.
  • Companies Auditor’s Report Order (CARO) 2003 not applicable.
  • Registered partnership firm can be a member in its own capacity.
  • Donors of the Company get tax deduction u/s. 80G of the Income Tax Act.


​Section 25 Companies need to follow certain key conditions as given below -

  • Profit or Income of the Company shall be applied for the promotion of the main object
  • Declaration of dividend or distribution of profit to the promoters is not allowed
  • No member shall be appointed as a remunerated officer
  • No remuneration / benefit shall be paid to a member being a servant / officer of the Company (except reimbursement of out of pocket expenses, reasonable interest on money lent or reasonable rent on the premises)
  • Subsequent alteration of MoA & AoA requires prior approval of Central Govt. (i.e. ROC)


Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

A Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) combines the benefits of both, Partnership and the Company into a single organization, and offers following additional key benefits -

  • No audit required unless turnover exceeds Rs. 60 lakh or capital exceeds Rs. 25 lakh.
  • LLPs are generally taxed at a lower rate than limited companies. These are taxed like partnership firms.
  • Less compliances thus lower cost of compliance compared to Private limited Companies

  • No minimum capital contribution required

  • Can have any number of partners

  • An LLP is allowed to partner with body corporate

  • Easy to wind-up and Less Government Intervention

Types of Companies 

Benefits of Company Registration 

A Public / Private limited company has several advantages over partnerships and proprietorships, as detailed below

Limited Liability of Directors and Shareholders

In the event of any failure of the business, the personal assets of proprietor or the partnership firms may be at risk. But a company isolates them from such unfortunate events, as their liability will be limited by their direct exposure to the company, thus offering security during crisis.

 

Company as a Legal Entity

A private limited company has got the status of a legal entity, and has separate existence from its members and directors. A private limited company status is generally taken more seriously by the customers, suppliers and employees, than a partnership/proprietorship firm.

 

Perpetual Succession 

The company has got a perpetual existence. Hence even if original promoters and directors are gone, the company exists, unless it is wound up complying with the law.

 

Easy Transferability

In case a businessman wants to sell his company, he just has to transfer the shareholding to the buyer. This saves a lot of time and money as no stamp duty need to be paid.

 

Confidence to Lenders

Generally banks and financial institutions find it more comfortable to lend to a company form of organization instead of individuals. So for entrepreneurs, where the need high capital and there is high amount of ineherent risk involved in the business, incorporation of a company help in arranging finances.

 

Borrowing Capacity

A company has got better borrowing capacity that individuals or proprietary/partnership firm. It can accept deposits from public, issue debentures and enjoys better creditworthiness with lenders.

 

Dual Relationship 

A company can make a valid and effective contract with any of its shareholders. A person can also control the company, at the same time be an employee of the company. Thus a person can be a director, creditor, shareholder and employee of a company, and can receive, remuneration, interest, dividend, lease rent etc.

 

Raising Money from Public

A Public Limited Company can issue share to general public to raise large amount of capital. A Private Limited Company can adopt the private placement of shares and deposits to raise capital.

 

Taxation

A company pays Corporate tax, instead of Income tax. There are several tax deductible costs and allowances which a company can avail to offset against its profits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If your avail our Company Registration Services, we provide step by step support in you company registration process, starting from the type of company you need i.e. Private Limited Company, Public Limited Compay, NGO or Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) to company name search and approval, obtaining DIN and DSC, preparation of main objects of MoA, filing of documents for incorporation of company, tracking the status and keep you posted

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