Services we offer under Registration:
- GST Registration
- GST Registration for Foreigner
- Professional Tax
- TAN Registration
- ESI Registration
- EPF Registration
- MSME Registration
- Import Export Code
- FSSAI Registration
- Digital Signature
- Trade Mark Registration
- Copyright Registration
- Patent Registration
GST stands for Goods and Services Tax. It will be imposed by the state and central governments and will subsume most of the indirect taxes such as VAT, Service Tax, etc. Under the new GST regime, all entities involved in buying or selling goods or providing services or both are required to register for GST. Entities without GST registration would not be allowed to collect GST from a customer or claim input tax credit of GST paid or could be penalized. Further, registration under GST is mandatory once an entity crosses the minimum threshold turnover of starts a new business that is expected to cross the prescribed turnover.
All businesses whose turnover is above Rs.20 lakh, or Rs.10 lakh (for entities in special category states), are expected to do GST registration as a regular taxable person. GST online registration is also mandatory for NRI taxable individuals, entities engaging in e-commerce, entities supplying goods and services via e-commerce operators, individuals who are eligible for TDS (Tax deducted at source), entities engaging in the provision of online information or retrieval services or database access, etc.
KP Kini&Co can help you obtain GST registration in India and maintain GST compliance. The average time taken to obtain GST Certificate is about 5 – 10 working days, subject to government processing time and client document submission.
Documents Required for Sole proprietorship / Individual:
- Copy PAN card and ID Proof of the Individual with Photograph
- Copy of Cancelled Cheque or Bank Statement
- Copy of electricity bill/landline bill, water Bill
- Rent agreement (in case premises are rented)
- NOC OF OWNER
Documents required for Private Limited Company (Pvt Ltd)/Public Company (limited company)/One person company (OPC):
- PAN card of the company
- Registration Certificate of the company
- Memorandum of Association (MOA) /Articles of Association (AOA)
- Copy of Bank Statement
- Copy of Board resolution
- PAN and ID proof of director with Photograph
- Copy of electricity bill/ landline bill/ water Bill, of Registered Office
- Rent agreement (in case premises are rented)
Documents required for Partnership:
- PAN card of the Partnership
- Partnership Deed
- Copy of Bank Statement
- PAN and ID proof of designated partners with Photograph
- Copy of electricity bill/landline bill, water Bill of Registered Office
- Rent agreement (in case premises are rented)
GST Registration for Foreigner(Non-Resident)
“Non-resident taxable person” means any person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving the supply of goods or services or both, whether as principal or agent or in any other capacity, but who has no fixed place of business or residence in India.
A non-resident taxable person making a taxable supply in India has to compulsorily take registration. There is no threshold limit for registration. A non-resident taxable person cannot exercise the option to pay tax under composition levy.
Non-resident taxpayers are required to obtain GST registration as a Non-Resident Foreign Taxpayer 5 days prior to the undertaking business in India. An application for GST registration for the foreign non-resident taxable person must be made through an authorized agent in India. Once, an application for GST registration is filed, a transaction number would be generated. Using the transaction number, GST deposit must be made by the taxpayer to obtain GST registration in India.
KP Kini&Co can help you obtain GST registration in India and maintain GST compliance. The average time taken to obtain GST Certificate is about 10 – 15 working days, subject to government processing time and client document submission.
Professional tax is a tax that is levied by a state government and has to be compulsorily paid by every member of staff employed in private companies.
Professional tax is collected by the employers from the monthly salaries. This tax is levied based on slab rates depending on the gross income of the individual. In the case of other class of Individuals, this tax is liable to be paid by the person himself. KP Kini&Co can help obtain professional tax registration in India.
TAN or Tax Deduction and Collection Number (TAN) is mandatorily required to be obtained by all persons who are responsible for Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) or Tax Collection at Source (TCS) on behalf of the Government.
The person deducting the tax at source is required to deposit the tax deducted to the credit of Central Government – quoting the TAN number. Individuals who are salaried are not required to obtain TAN or deduct tax at source.
However, a proprietorship business and other entities (i.e., Private Limited Company, LLP, etc.,) must deduct tax at source while making the certain payment like salary, payments to contractor or sub-contractors, etc.
To obtain TAN, the application must be made for allotment of TAN in Form 49B along with the required supporting documents. KP Kini&Co can help obtain TAN
Employee State Insurance (ESI Registration) Registration is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme which provides medical benefit, sickness benefit, maternity benefit, disablement benefit and various other benefits such as funeral expenses, free supply of physical aids etc. to the employees and their family.
ESI contribution (Contribution of 4.75% by employer and 1.75% by the employee) is mandatory for employees whose earnings INR 21,000 or less per month. This fund is managed by the ESI Corporation (ESI) according to rules and regulations stipulated therein the ESI Act 1948,
- The registration certificate or a license obtained under Shops and Establishment Act or Factories Act.
- Certificate of registration (Memorandum and Articles of Association in case of a private limited company, partnership deed for LLPs, etc).
- Certificate of registration for all entities and commencement of production for factories.
- A list of employees with their monthly compensation, in detail.
- A list of directors, partners and shareholders of the company.
- The PAN card of the business and address proof of the establishment/firm.
- Bank statements of the organization, with evidence of commencement of operation.
ADVANTAGES OF ESI REGISTRATION
- It provides complete medical benefits
- It includes dependant
- It can be used at different ESI dispensaries and hospitals
- Any payments made will be reimbursed
- It takes the needs of the disabled into account
- Access to Medical care in ESI Dispensaries/Hospitals
MSME stands for micro, small and medium enterprises and any enterprise that falls under any of these three categories. Micro, Small and Medium-sized enterprises in both the manufacturing and service sector can obtain MSME Registration under the MSMED Act. Though the MSME registration is not statutory.
The registration for a medium enterprise which is engaged in manufacturing is necessary to be registered for other enterprises registration is optional.
- Cheaper Bank Loans
- Tax Benefits
- Preference During The Tender Process
- Access To Various Schemes And
- Incentives Of Government.
Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is one of the main platform of savings in India for nearly all people working in Government, Private or Public sector organizations. It is implemented by the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) of India. Companies which have employees (contractual and permanent ) strength of 20 or more are required to be registered with PF Department.
The EPF is a social security scheme having the government guarantee to its members. Smaller organisations which do not have the minimum strength can voluntarily register themselves. Companies which grow to a strength of 20 members are expected to register themselves within one month from the time of attaining this strength, with penalties applicable for delays in registration. Employees Provident Fund is done through KP Kini&Co.
Document Required for:
- PAN Card copy of Proprietorship/firm/company/society/trust
- Address Proof of establishment (Rent agreement, Water/Electricity/Telephone Bill in the name of establishment)
- Cancelled cheque (bearing pre-printed name & a/c no)
- Partnership deed (In case of the partnership)
- Certificate of Registration (In case of Proprietorship/ Partnership)
- Certificate of incorporation (In case of company/ society trust)
- copy of memorandum and Articles of Association (Public and Private Limited Companies)
EPF Registration Procedure for Employers:
- Employers need to provide the following details:
- Name and address of company
- Head office and branch details
- Mention date of incorporation/registration of company
- Fill up details of employees – total employee strength
- Activity the business/enterprise is involved in – i.e. manufacturing, production, service, etc.
- Legal details – This pertains to legal status of a company, i.e. whether it is a private firm/public company, partnership or society, etc.
- Owner details, including designation and address of Directors and partners
- Particulars related to wage component of employees, i.e. total wage disbursed during a month
- Details of bank with whom company has banking relationship
- PAN details
- Basic details of employee (name, date of joining, salary, etc.)
Import Export Code
Import Export Code is required for any person importing or exporting goods and services to or from India.All importers must mention their IE Code while clearing customs when their goods arrive in India. All exporters must mention their IE Code while exporting their goods from India. Additionally, now RBI requests person importing or exporting services to also mention IE Code in foreign remittances in bank account. Therefore, IE Code is required for anyone involved in import or export in India.
IE Code is issued by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India. IE Codes when issued can be used by the entity throughout its existence and doesn’t require any renewal or filing.
IE Code application must be made to the Directorate General of Foreign Trade along with the necessary supporting documents. Once, the application is submitted, DGFT will issue the IE Code for the entity in 10 – 15 working days.
Document Required for:
- Digital Photograph ofofProprietor/ Managing Partner/ Director.
- Copy of PAN card.
- Copy of Passport (first & last page)/Voter’s I-Card/ Driving Licence/UID (Aadhar card) (any one of these) ofProprietor/ Managing Partner/ Director
- Sale deed in case business premise is self-owned; or Rental/Lease Agreement, in case office is rented/ leased; or latest electricity /telephone bill.
- Bank Certificate as per ANF 2A(I)/ Cancelled Cheque bearing pre-printed name of applicant and A/C No.
- Copy of Partnership Deed/Certificate of incorporation as issued by the RoC.
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under the Food Safety and Security Act of 2006 that sets standards for food products based on science and regulates their production, storage, distribution, sales and imports to ensure they are safe for consumption.
FSSAI Registration is essential for all the operators of Food Business weather wholesalers, manufacturers, suppliers, traders, Re-packers, etc. There are different types of FSSAI Registration & the type of FSSAI Registration depends upon the annual turnover of the Food Business. No person shall commence or carry on any food business except under a license with exception of a tiny food business operator, but they shall register themselves with food authority.
KP Kini&Co can help your business obtain FSSAI Registration/ Renewal quickly.
The digital equivalent of a handwritten signature or stamped seal, but offering far more inherent security, a digital signature is intended to solve the problem of tampering and impersonation in digital communications.
Digital Signatures come in the form of a USB E-Token, wherein the Digital Signature Certificate is stored in a USB Drive and can be accessed through a computer to sign documents electronically.
Digital Signatures are used in India for online transactions such as Income Tax E-Filing, Company or LLP Incorporation, Filing Annual Return, E-Tenders, etc.,
There are three types of Digital Signatures, Class I, Class II and Class III Digital Signature.
Class I type of Digital Signatures are only used for securing email communication.
Class II type of Digital Signatures are used for Company or LLP Incorporation, IT Return E-Filing, Obtaining DIN or DPIN, and filing other forms with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Income Tax Department.
Class III type Digital Signatures are used mainly for E-Tendering and for participating in E-Auctions.
A Trademark is a “brand” or “logo” which may be a word, name, device, label or numerals used by a business to distinguish your product from those of your competitors. A registered trademark is an intangible asset or intellectual property for a business. Through trademark registration you can protect your brand or logo by restricting other people from using the same. Proposed trademarks that are similar or identical to an existing registered trademark cannot be registered.
Trademarks in India are registered by the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Trademarks are registered under the Trademark Act, 1999 and provide the trademark owner with a right to sue for damages when infringements of trademarks occur. Once a trademark is registered, R symbol can be used and the registration will be valid for 10 years. Registered trademarks nearing expiry can be easily renewed by filing a trademark renewal application for a period of another 10 years.
Document required for Trademark Registration:
Identity and Business Proof
Identity proof like passport, drivers license, aadhaar card, voters id or ration card for the trademark owner or person authorised by the trademark owner for filing the trademark application.In case of legal entity or registered body, then partnership deed or incoporation certificate or registration certificate is required.
Logo with Tagline
If the trademark application is made for a word, logo is not required. In all other cases, logo must be submitted preferably in black and white format. The logo must contain the exact words mentioned in the trademark application.
Form-48 and User Affidavit
Form-48 authorises an Attorney to file a trademark application on your behalf with the Trademark Registrar. In case a claim for previous use is made on the trademark application, then trademark user affidavit must be submitted.
Copyright registration in India is enrolled under Copyright Act, 1957.Copyright is a form of intellectual property protection like trademark and patents. A copyright is a legal right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematographic films and sound recordings. Sometimes even businesses and start-ups get copyright registration related to instruction manuals, product literature and user guides.
Copyright provides a kind of safety so that the work carried out by the creator of work cannot be copied by anyone and to restore the uniqueness of the product. There are bundles of rights under Copyright like communication to the public, the rights of reproduction, adaptation, and translation of the work. Usually, copyright is possessed by a creator of the work, but sometimes even the employer of its creator or the person who has authorised the work can own the copyright.
Documents Required for Copyright Registration
- Name, Address & Nationality of the Applicant
- Nature of the Applicant’s Interest in the Copyright
(State whether the applicant is the author of the work or the representative of the author.)
NATURE OF THE WORK
- Class & Description of the Work
(Literary or artistic work, for example)
- Title of the Work
(In case of a website, give the URL of the website
- Language of the Work)
(Whether English or Hindi, or any combination of languages)
- If Published, the Date of Publication
(Publication in internal magazines, like a company magazine or a research paper submitted to a professor does not count as publication.)
Reasons to Register a Copyright
The creators or owners of original work can always protect their work through copyright registration. It helps them against infringement.
With copyright registration, our creative work is gets promoted among mass in a single go. It can be easily used for publicising or for marketing in the mind of the customer.
Rights of the Owner
Rights over dissemination, translation, reproduction and adaptation of work have been fully assigned to the creator of work.
Copyright registration helps us in protecting our unique work and will act as an evidence in the court of law over ownership of the work.
Restricts Unauthorised Reproduction
It restricts to produce duplicity of the unique work and give more preference to the owner of work.
Creation of Asset
It generates an intellectual property. Registered copyrights can be sold, commercially contracted or franchised with the prior permission of the owner.
Branding or Goodwill
As it is always said, branding plays an important role in promoting your work. So, Copyright registration can even help you to create a sense of goodwill and quality in the minds of your customer.
India allows or provides privilege to the work which copyrighted in many other countries and vice-versa. Copyright registration in India is accorded protection in many other countries.
Makes Work Known
People come to know about registered work easily and it is easily searchable on many platforms with the registered database.
Procedure for Copyright Registration
We will prepare copyright application within 2 – 3 working days based on the information provided.
Once, the copyright application is prepared and signed by you, we can file it with the Copyright Registrar electronically or manually.
Once the copyright application is filed with the Registrar, the Government processing will start. Copyright registration takes anywhere between 2 – 3 months.
A patent registration helps you to get a patent of an itellectual property right to an invention carried out by an individual or firm. IP department has been initiated by Indian government to grant you the full right to register your invention under patent (but only if it is unique). In return the inventor must produce all the proofs related to the invention as asked by the government. It also ensures that owner gets more preference over other people for your particular invention.
In India, Patent is being governed by the Patent Act 1970 & Patent Rules 1972. By patenting an invention, the patentee is able to control the making, using, selling or importing of the patented product or process for producing that product without his/her consent. Patent registrations have a validity of 20 years from the date of filing of patent application, irrespective of whether it is filed with the provisional or complete specification.
Patent registration applications are handled by The Patent Office, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks. Patent applications can be filed electronically with the provisional or complete specification, at the appropriate Patent Office. KP Kini&Co can help you file a patent application in India.
Reasons to Register a Patent
- Protection for a period of 20 years in India
- Get royalty by licensing your patent
- Legal Protection: Only owners of registered patents are allowed to take action or sue for damages in case of patent infringement. Patent protection is not enforceable for inventions that are not registered.
- Stop others from using your invention without your permission
- Creation of Asset
- Global Patent Protection
Procedure for Patent Registration
we will prepare the patent application for your business based on your requirements and information. (5 Working Days )
After the final review, we will file the Patent application with Indian Patent office Electronically. (2 Working Days)
After submitting all the documents and Patent application, we will mail you the acknowledgment regarding same and the Government processing will start.
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