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Starting business in India

Foreign Entity Entry Options For Business In INDIA

There are various options that a foreign company has to enter the Indian market and avail the economic benefits that India has to offer. The foreign entity may setup a corporate or non-corporate entity.

A foreign entity can set up anIndian corporate entity in India as a wholly owned subsidiary, as a Limited Liability Partnership or through joint venture with an Indian partner. The foreign entity may choose to operate as a foreign company in India through a Branch office, Liasion Office or a Project Office in India as well.

Starting business in India

Indian Entity options

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

India has already marked its presence as one of the fastest growing economies of the world. It has been ranked among the top 10 attractive destinations for inbound investments. Since 1991, the regulatory environment in terms of foreign investment has been consistently eased to make it investor-friendly.

The measures taken by the Government are directed to open new sectors for foreign direct investment, increase the sectoral limit of existing sectors and simplifying other conditions of the FDI policy. FDI policy reforms are meant to provide ease of doing business and accelerate the pace of foreign investment in the country.… Read more

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Direct Indirect Tax Difference

A tax is a financial charge or other levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or legal entity) by a state or administrative division. Failure to pay tax is punishable by law.Tax is not a voluntary payment or donation.It is a contribution imposed by government, state or administrative division to enable them to meet the expenses.

So if anybody earns an income, he should share a portion of the same with the government. In India, taxes are divided in Direct Indirect Tax.

The way in which taxes are imposed, decides whether the tax is direct or indirect.

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Can a Domain be Trademarked?

The Internet Domain Names have now become much more than mere representing the websites of different companies on the Internet. Today, in this age of well-developed information technology and worldwide businesses through Internet, these domain names have attained the status of being business identifiers and promoters. Since the commercial activities on the Internet are to go on increasing day by day, the importance and usefulness of domain names too, are to be enhanced for the purposes of greater publicity, popularity, and profitability of businesses in all economic sectors. According to Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, “Domains have and will … Read more

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What is Bookkeeping ?

If you’re running a business, it doesn’t matter whether you’re an independent contractor or a growing company, managing accounts payable is a key part of your everyday business administration. Accounts payable is the process of tracking money owed by your business to suppliers. As your business grows, so does the complexity of your accounts payable process.

The term bookkeeping means different things to different people:

  • Some people think that bookkeeping is the same as accounting. They assume that keeping a company’s books and preparing its financial statements and tax reports are all part of bookkeeping.
  • Others see bookkeeping as
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Financial statements analysis

Financial statements represent a formal record of the financial activities of an entity. These are written reports that quantify the financial strength, performance and liquidity of a company. Financial statements reflect the financial effects of business transactions and events on the company.

Statement of financial position, also known as the Balance Sheet, presents the financial position of an entity at a given date. It is comprised of the following

  • Assets: Something a business owns or controls (e.g. cash, inventory, plant and machinery, etc)
  • Liabilities: Something a business owes to someone (e.g. creditors, bank loans, etc)
  • Equity:
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What is LLP in India?

In India a business organization can take many forms such a LLP (Limited Liability Partnership), Private Limited Company, Public Company etc. On 7th January 2009 with assent of the President the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 came into effect. LLP has been a successful business vehicle since then as it combines the benefits of a partnership with that of a limited liability company, making it a lucrative option for start-ups. It keeps personal wealth of partners safe and on the other hand it helps leverage the benefits of a partnership.

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Business Opportunities In INDIA

India has emerged as the number one FDI destination in the world during the first half of 2015.With FDI capital inflows of US$30.8b, India has outpaced all other economies, moving up to the premier position from being in the fifth spot during the corresponding period of the previous year.
In FY15, India’s growth was 7.3 per cent, which would increase to 7.5 percent each in the next two years of 2016-17 and 2017-18.

Why invest in India?
India is a large and rapidly growing consumer market constituting up to 300 million people for branded consumer goods.

  • This market is estimated
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Why Register a Limited Company?

A limited company is most popular business models for all sizes of organisations. This is due to the many benefits it provides over other types of legal business structures. Whether you choose to register a commercial company limited by shares or a non-profit company limited by guarantee, there are a number of perks that far surpass those available to the sole trader or contractor working through an umbrella company.

Types of Private Limited Company
Private limited companies can be registered as ‘limited by shares’ or ‘limited by guarantee’, but what’s the difference?

Limited by shares

    Used by profit-making enterprises and
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