Compliance Requirements for Companies in India

By CA. Ravikant Modi and CA. Manoj Kumar

Posted: 15th July 2013 08:27

There are a number of ways to start a business in India, ranging from a joint venture to a liaison office. Whatever route you choose, it is important to have an understanding of the subsequent compliance issues, as these may vary depending on the type of legal structure you decide to incorporate. Below we outline the main compliance regulations which companies will encounter when operating in India.
Formation and Registration
To form a company in India, you must meet the following requirements:
Tax Compliance
Corporate Tax Returns
Withholding Tax Returns
Excise Duty for Manufacturers
Service Tax for Service Providers
Other Taxes
  RBI Compliance
Other Requirements
This article was first published on India Briefing
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