Partnerships may or may not be registered. Partnerships in the unorganized sector with multiple promoters are ideal for small companies.

Steps Taken to Register a Partnership Firm

  • Choose Partnership Firm Name.
  • Create Partnership Agreement or Deed with the help of MyOnlineCA Professionals.
  • Apply for PAN Card on the name of Partnership Firm.
  • Opening of Current Bank Account on the basis of PAN Card and Registered Partnership Deed.
  • Reasons to Register a Partnership...

  • Bank Account : Bank account can be opened in the name of a Partnership firm. To open bank account, the partnership deed copy and KYC documents of the Partner must be submitted along with any other document as required by the Bank.
  • Annual Filing NOT Required : A Partnership firm is not required to file its annual accounts with the Registrar each year unlike a Limited Liability Partnership or Company. Limited Liability Partnership's and Company's are required to file their annual accounts with Registrar of Companies each year.
  • Partnership Deed : In a Partnership firm, the partnership deed will determine the ownership of the firm, profit sharing ratio, rights and responsibilities of each of the Partner. A partnership deed can be registered with the Registrar.
  • Business Name : Since the name of a Partnership firm is not registered, a Partnership firm can choose to have any name - as long as it does not infringe on a registered trademark. However, since the name is not registered, any other person can also use the same business name unless trademark registration is obtained.
  • Easy to Start : A Partnership is easy to form as no cumbersome legal formalities are involved. Its registration is also not essential. However, if the firm is not registered, it will be deprived of certain legal benefits. The Registrar of Firms is responsible for registering partnership firms.

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