Incorporating a company in India usually takes 4-6 weeks. However, according to a recent circular issued by the Ministry of corporate affairs, incorporation formalities will be completed in 24 hours. If implemented, the initiative will be a huge boost to entrepreneurship ecosystem in India.
Starting a technology company requires legal, operation and human resource understanding. In the first of the series of articles on this topic, we talk about setting up a company in India and obtaining necessary permissions with local government departments.
Indian laws allow different types of business entities to be established such as Sole Proprietorship, Partnership Firm, Limited Liability Partnership, Private Limited Company and Public Limited Company. Choice of the business entity depends on various factors including taxation, liability, future growth strategy, investment and exit strategy.