A Partnership Firm is a popular form of business constitution for businesses that are owned, managed and controlled by an Association of People for profit. Partnership firms are relatively easy to start are is prevalent amongst small and medium sized businesses in the unorganized sectors. With the introduction of Limited Liability Partnerships in India, Partnership Firms are fast losing their prevalence due to the added advantages offered by a Limited Liability Partnership.
There are two types of Partnership firms, registered and un-registered Partnership firm. It is not compulsory to register a Partnership firm; however, it is advisable to register a Partnership firm due to the added advantages. Partnership firms are created by drafting a Partnership deed amongst the Partners and Team Net Corporate Consultants Limiteds can help start a registered or un-registered Partnership firm in India.
To start a Partnership Registration Procedure, partners need to enter into an agreement which is popularly known as Partnership Deed. Different states impose stamp duty on the partnership deeds, it means while creating a partnership instrument (Deed) the partners must purchase stamp paper of appropriate value to be annexed with the agreement. An agreement can further be notarised. To bring more stable document which is admissible under law without any doubt the same can be registered as document by filing the same before the registrar of documents, such a notary or registration does not amount to registration of firm as such. Though registration of partnership Firm has not been mandatory under The Partnership Act, 1932, However section 69 of the act specifies effect of Non Registration, which means an unregistered firm shall not be able to recover any sum more than Rs. 100. Thus it is strongly recommended to the partners to get the firm registered. The registration of Firm can be obtained by filing the deed and Know Your Customer (KYC) Documents of the partners and KYC of premises where the address of firm shall be situated.