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Start Up India Registration-Overview

A start up refers to a business that is newly established and usually is a small unit formed by an individual or a group of individuals. Now this start up is a bit different from other businesses, implying that a start up offers a new product or service that is not there in the market. It brings about something creative and innovative that means it develops a product or service that is not available in the market or redevelops an existing product or service into something innovative.

Many talented youngsters of India are aspiring to become entrepreneurs nowadays. The Startup India is an initiative taken by the Government of India in the year 2016. The primary motive of Startup India is the promotion of startups, employment generation that will in turn lead to wealth creation. The Startup India has launched several programs for building a startup ecosystem that will have a firm foothold and transforming India into a country of job creators instead of job seekers. These programs are governed by the Department for Industrial Policy and Promotion (DPIIT). Thus it becomes necessary for those start-ups wishing to start their own businesses in India to obtain Start-Up India Registration.

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Start Up India Registration Package

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  • DPIIT Registered Certificate
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  • Application for Form-1 to get Income Tax Exemption
  • Business Registration Proof
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Benefits of Start-Up India Registration

There are several benefits provided to the Start-Ups in India to boost and promote them.

Self-Certification of Start-Ups: Start-ups are more prone to failure in the initial stage of their lifecycle. This is why Start-ups are permitted for self-certification with nine labour and three environment laws.

Exemption from tax: Start-up India Scheme exempts start-ups from tax liabilities for 3 years. Incoming funds from Hatcher and Apostle Investors are also free.

Several Funding Options: The start-ups are allowed to opt for more alternatives for funding as well as a business idea to ascertain growth.

Research and Development Benefits: This scheme enables the start-ups to conduct research and development in the Research Parks established by the Government of India in various Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).

Patent Application and IPR Protection: Several measures are taken for promoting awareness and adoption of Intellectual Property Right (IPR). Startups are also given Patent Protection benefit against possible infringements. It also supports them to commercialize their IPRs.

Convenient Winding Up Of the Business: Startups under the Startup India scheme are also provided support during the winding up of the company.

Programs exclusive for innovation: Start Up scheme is initiated to boost innovation and encourage talented youth of India. This innovation will lead to creating new ideas and employment opportunities along with other beneficial services for the citizens of the country.

Incubation Centres: Several incubation centres have been established at the National Institute of Technology (NITs) to provide start-ups with necessary guidance, skill development programs, mentoring sessions, technical and technological support, networking, infrastructure, co-working space and much more.

Documents Required for Start-up India Registration

Start-up India Registration documentsrequirement are as follows:

  • Certificate of Incorporation / Registration Certificate
  • PAN Card of the entity
  • Email address and contact number
  • Company Details: type, sector, category, office address etc
  • Details of all partners and directors
  • Details of Authorised Signatory
  • A Brief Summary about business and products/services and innovation ideas
  • USP of the product or service
  • Pitch deck/website link/video if any
  • Patent and trademark details if any

Start-up Company Registration Process in India

Following are the steps for Start-up Registration Process in India.

Step 1: Business Incorporation

First, you have to incorporate your business as a Private Limited Company or a Limited Liability Partnership or a Partnership firm.

Step 2: Register under Start-up India Scheme

Next register your company as a start-up under the Start-up India scheme. You can fill up the application form online from the official website.

Step 3: Upload Documents (in PDF format only)

A letter of recommendation along with the registration form is needed. Obtain any of the following recommendation letters.

  • A recommendation letter from an Incubator from a recognised college in India, in the format approved by the DIPP.
  • A recommendation letter from an incubator that the Government funds as a part of any specified scheme to promote innovation
  • A letter of funding not less than 20% in equity, by an Incubation Fund, Private Equity Fund, Angel Fund, Accelerator, Private Equity Fund, registered with SEBI that proves the innovative nature of business
  • A patent published in the Journal of Indian Patent office in areas affiliated with the genre of the business being promoted.
  • Registration Certificate
  • Brief summary of your business

Step 4: Mention if you want to avail tax exemption

Step 5: Self-certification permitted under following conditions:

  • It is a Private limited company, an LLP or a partnership firm.
  • It must be incorporated or registered in India, not before 5 years.
  • The turnover must not be more than Rs 100 crores.
  • The company has to develop a new product or service or has to improve an existing product or service.
  • Must have a fresh new concept of business

Step 6: Obtain Recognition Number

Once the application is done, you will receive a Recognition Number. The Certificate of Registration can be acquired only after thorough and complete verification and approval from the concerned authority.

Timeframe for Start-up India Registration

You will receive the Certificate of Recognition in two days after online application.

Why Choose TAX SEVA KENDRA- Start-up India Registration Consultants in India

Tax Seva Kendra specialises in providing start-up consultation support. Our advisors are available 24x7 to help you with your queries and provide guidance related to the registration procedure and related topics so that you can successfully initiate your business and run it with less complexities. In case you have queries concerning the legal formalities, business licenses, funding, income tax, GST, labour law compliance etc, feel free to contact us and we will help you in every way possible. We take value in customer satisfaction and strive in developing long-term relationship with our customers.

FAQ on Start-up India Registration

How long is the validity of Start-up Recognition?

On completion of 10 years from the date of Incorporation, a business will cease to be recognised as a start-up.

After successful registration, will I be able to obtain a certificate for it?

Yes. On successful registration, you can download a system generated verifiable certificate of recognition.

How do start ups raise capital?

Start ups can raise capital by the following means;

  • Business loans
  • Public funding
  • Self-funding
  • Funding through Personal contacts
  • Angel Fund
  • Through Venture capitalist

Can a One Person Company (OPC) enjoy the benefits under the Start-up India Initiative?

Yes, One Person Company can register and enjoy the benefits under the Start-up India Scheme.

Can a foreigner get registered under with Start-up India Scheme?

A foreign person can enter into a partnership by being affiliated under the LLP Act and get that LLP registered under this scheme.

I don’t have a PAN card in my company’s name? Can I get registered under start-up India?

Yes, an entity without a PAN can get registered as a Start-up. But, it is advised that a valid PAN of the business unit is provided at the time of registration.

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