What is the cost of registering a company?

The cost of registering a company in India depends on several factors. Let’s break it down:

  1. Private Limited Company Registration:
  • Using the integrated Form SPICe+, which allows you to apply for Company Name RegistrationCompany IncorporationDINPAN, and TAN simultaneously, the cost typically ranges from ₹6,000 to ₹30,000.
  • Factors affecting the cost:
  • Number of Directors.
  • Number of Members.
  • Authorized share capital.
  • Professional fees (which may vary based on complexity) 1.
  1. Other Registrations:
  • Apart from private limited company registration, other business structures require additional registrations:
  • GST registration: Mandatory for most businesses.
  • IEC registration (for Import-Export Business).
  • Professional Tax registration (for certain professions).
  • EPF registration (for small and medium companies).
  • MSME registration, and more.
  • These registrations may cost anywhere from ₹1,500 to ₹15,000, depending on the complexity of tasks and government fees 1.
  1. Mandatory Compliances:
  • Once registered, your company must comply with various requirements:
  • Board MeetingsAuditor AppointmentsAnnual General Meetings, and more.
  • Fees for these compliances range from ₹2,000 to ₹20,000 1.
  1. Event-Based Compliances:
  • These are triggered by specific events (e.g., change in registered office, directors, share capital).
  • Fees for event-based compliances vary based on the type of event 1.

Remember that professional fees may vary based on the complexity of the task. It’s advisable to consult a legal or financial advisor to ensure accurate cost estimates for your specific situation.