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Government Of Assam Finance Registrar of Firms & Societies

Register Firms

Checklist

  • Either a Judicial Magistrate or a Charted Accountant must be a witness. The nature of business should be stated in brief along with the names of the firm.
  • Signature of the partners should be given in full.
  • Certified copy of Registered Deed of Partnership in original should be enclosed along with Form No.1 which will be returned after verification.
  • Registration fee of Rs.5/- (Rupees five) only is payable for the purpose through treasury challan under Head of Account-1475 Other General Economic Services Fees under Indian Partnership Act 1932.
  • If the Firm Claims that its office is situated on a land, owned by it, the Dag No., Patta No. and proof of its ownership of the land should be furnished. If the office is situated in a rented building and affidavit from the house owner with proof of his ownership should be furnished.
  • Passport size photograph of all the partners signed by self to be furnished.
  • Trade License obtained from the Municipal Corporation/Municipal Board / Town Committee or Gaon Panchayat.
  • If any partner is an assesses for Sales Tax or Income Tax as an individual or he is a partner of any existing firm, which is an assesses for Sales Tax or Income Tax.
  • The Registration number with the mention of the unit of the Sales Tax Office and Permanent Account Number (PAN) or General Index Register Number (GIR Number) in respect of the income should be stated.
  • Attested Photocopies of the upto-date Sales Tax clearance certificate and Income Tax clearance certificate should be enclosed.

Overview and Salient features

  • Under provision of Indian Partnership Act, 1932 minimum number of partner is 2(two) and maximum numbers of partner is 20 (twenty).
  • Under Section 58, of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 the registration of a firm may be affected at any time by sending by post or delivering to the Registrar of the area in which any place of business of the firm is situated or proposed to be situated, a statement in the prescribed form and accompanied by the prescribed fee etc. as per prescribed formed issued vide Govt. letter FTX.185/2001/63 dtd. 20th Dec. 2001 appended below.
  • A firm name shall not contain any of the following words, namely:- Crown, Emperor, Empress, Empire, King, Queen, Royal or words expressing or implying the sanction, approval or patronage of Government except when the State Government signifies its consent to the use of words as part of the firm name by order in writing. “Indian”, “National” as per India Government instructions issued from time to time.



Over all process flow for service

 

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum two partners and maximum 20 partners who agree to share the profits of a business carried on by all or any of them acting for all is eligible for registration of a firm under Indian Partnership Act, 1932.

Fees including the payment mode

Registration Fee of Rs.5.00 (Rupees five) only is payable through Treasury Challan under the Head of Account - 1475-other General Economic Services- Fees under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932.

Accompanying Documents required

  1. Certified copy of Registered Deed of Partnership in original should be enclosed along with Form No.1
  2. Original copy of treasury challan.
  3. Trade License obtained from the Municipal Corporation/Municipal Board / Town Committee or Gaon Panchayat.
  4. Photocopy of PAN card
  5. Photocopies of the upto-date Sales Tax clearance certificate and Income Tax clearance certificate.
  6. Documents regarding office accommodation of the society.
  7. Passport size photograph of all the partners signed by self to be furnished

How to apply

Partners can apply for registration of a Firm by filling up Form No. 1 and submitting documents as per checklist.

Important Time lines

  1. Due date: There is no due date of submission of application for registration.
  2. Time for processing: The proposal shall be cleared within 30 days from the date of submission of application.

Whether the service is Offline or Online

Service has not yet been made online.

Whom to contact for any queries:

Shri Kishor Thakuria, ACS
Registrar & SPIO of Firms & Societies, Assam
Dispur, Guwahati-06
Dist. Kamrup Metro, Assam
Ph NO: +91-9435194509
Email: rfs062014@gmail.com

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