A Section 8 Company is a form of business entity associated to a Non Profit organization. Unlike other business entities, the purpose of a Section 8 company is not to generate profit. But rather, the purpose of this business entity is to promote charitable causes that involve science, culture, education, religion etc. The profits earned by a NGO Company (Section 8 Company) are directed towards these purposes, not paid as dividends among its members. As a business entity, the Section 8 Company Registration is done under the Companies Act 2013.
After Section 8 Company incorporation, its structure would feel similar to an NGO, a trust or a Society. However, unlike the Society Registration, the NGO Registration that is Section 8 Company formation is dictated by the Companies Act. Therefore, it is the MCA that is responsible for the formation of this type of company.
Why you should register a section 8 Company? There are several benefits associated in incorporating a section 8 company and they are as follows:
- There are several exemptions that the company Law.
- There is no minimum paid up capital required. Therefore, you can guess one of the benefits of section 8 company is that you can set it up even if you don’t have money.
- There is no requirement of a stamp duty.
- Under the income tax act, there are certain tax deductions given to a Section 8 company.
- A section 8 company has clear objectives that allow them to gather donations easily.
- It can be managed easily due to several privileges that it is given.
If you want to help people and work for the betterment of society, you should choose Section 8 company registration. The process of its formation is not easy. However, through Registrationwala, it can be made easy. Our company registration experts make prospect of Section 8 company incorporation easy for you. Contact our experts and we shall begin.
What We Do
Drafting MOA and AOA.
Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) as the name suggests it is a digital signature of an individual and it is required for filling the e-forms of company incorporation electronically to Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
The Director required to be above 18 years of age and must be a natural person. He may or may not be citizen or residence of India. We can say that even foreign nationals can be Directors in Indian Section 8 Company.
In case of Section 8 Company, minimum no. of director is two.
Yes, promoters need to be present to personally meet us at our office or meet at any place for the registration of a Company. All the incorporation documents required to be present in original and scanned copy also required to submit.
In case of Private Limited Company, minimum no. of members is two and maximum are two hundred.
In case of Section 8 Company, minimum capital required is Rs.1,00,000/-.
MOA & AOA of the company defines all the rules and regulations and the working flow of company. It also defines everything about the company’s objects, capital, identity, goals and working pattern. After the name of the company is select the Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association of the company is required to be drafted, the last page of the MOA and AOA is known as subscriber sheet which need to be filled in by the promoters in their own hand writing including their personal details and shareholding ratio.
- STAGE-1: DOCUMENTATION
Firstly provide all the required documents mentioned below.
- STAGE-2: DIGITAL SIGNATURE CERTIFICATE (DSC – CLASS – II)
The Second stage is to Apply for DSC. DSC is required for filling the forms of company registration electronically to Ministry of Corporate Affairs. We obtain it from (certifying agencies.).
- STAGE-3: DIN (DIRECTOR IDENTIFICATION NUMBER) The Third stage is to apply for DIN. The Unique Number allotted to the Directors of the company which remains valid for whole life of the director and is required to become director of any company.
- STAGE-4: COMPANY NAME AVAILABILITY
The Fourth stage is to apply Name of the company. Most Crucial aspect of company registration is the name approval of the company.
- STAGE-5: DRAFTING OF MOA & AOA
The Fifth step is start after the name of the company is Approved the Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association of the company is drafted, the last page of the MOA and AOA is referred as subscriber sheet which need to be filled in by the promoters in their own hand.
- STAGE-6: LICENSE UNDER SECTION 8 FOR NEW COMPANIES WITH CHARITABLE OBJECTS
A person or an association of persons desirous of incorporating a company with limited liability under sub-section (1) of section 8 without the addition to its name of the word “Limited”, or as the case may be, the words “Private Limited”, shall make an application in Form No.INC.12, INC 13, INC 14 & INC 15 along with the prescribed fee, to the Registrar for a license under sub-section (1) of section 8.
- STAGE-7: CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
If after filling the Requisite forms for incorporation with the Registrar of Companies along with fees, ROC is satisfied with the contents of the documents filed, ROC will issue the License in form No. INC.16 (Certificate of Incorporation) under section 8(1) read with rule 19 of Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014. Such company registered under section 8 shall enjoy all the privileges and be subject to all the obligations of limited companies.
- Apply for PAN and TAN
- Apply for Sales Tax / Service Tax Registration based on the nature of Business.
- Filing ADT-1 for Appointment of First Auditor of the Company within 1 Month of Incorporation of Company and in case the Board fails to appoint such auditor, it shall inform the members of the company, who shall within ninety days at an Extra Ordinary General Meeting appoint such auditor and such auditor shall hold office till the conclusion of the first Annual General Meeting.
- Filing Income Tax Return of Company on or Before 30th September every year
- To maintain proper Books of Accounts
- Get your account books Audited Every Year.