- Special status and Tax exemptions under various Laws.
- Status of Trust/Society/Section 8 Company.
- Complete online process.
- Processing time 10 – 14 days (T&C).
NGO registration Service
NGO is an acronym for a non-government organization, sometimes also say a Non-Profit Organization/Non-Governmental Organizations and a common name in public. Basically, NGO starts with a purpose of charity, educational, environmental, social welfare, sports, and other defined purposes. NGO can be started as a Trust, a Society, or a Non-Profit Company [Section 8 Company] as the purpose of kind of entity is defined.
In India, NGOs can operate their business by using suffixes like “Foundation”, “Federation”, “Society”, “Trust” “Sangathan”, “Sangh”, “Sangam” and with other suffixes as mentioned according to law.
Here we need to understand that provision for registering as Society, Trust or Section 8 Company is defined under different statutes of laws and regulations. Like Society can be registered under Society Registration Act, 1860; Trusts are needed to be registered with Indian Trust Act, 1882; and Section 8 Companies can be registered under Companies Act, 2013.
At FILINGPOOL, we assist you with selecting the right option and direct you through the entire NGO registration procedure.
Benefits for registrations as NGO in India.
- The major privilege to have an NGO is a self-governing body that works for the needy and poor section of society.
- NGO can get the land from the government in case of government think it is imperative for the people of the Nation.
- Under NGO registration, the firm keeps its funds almost free from Income Tax in terms of tax exemption granted by the Income Tax Act and various authorities too.
- Under Society Registration Act, 1860, legal protection is provided through which nobody can use personal assets, name of the firm and other interest also as Act and its rules applicable.
- In the case of Section 8 Company, no minimum capital requirement is mentioned.
- Waiver of stamp duty is also an advantage for the registration of NGOs in India.
- Persons of Section 8 Company can also transfer the ownership of moveable and immovable assets without restrictions.
Documents/Details required to form NGO in India.
In the case of Trust
- Parties to the Trust Formation are Settlor/Trustor/Grantor (who owns the trust by placing assets in the name of the trust), and Trustee (he/she is under obligation to maintain the property of the trust to seek the maximum benefit to the beneficiary); and the Beneficiary is the third party who gets the benefits of the Trust property held and managed by the Trustee.
- Identity proof such as Voter ID, Aadhar ID Card, Passport, and others.
- Photographs of all the parties of the Trust Deed.
- Proof of the office – Rent Agreement and Electricity Bill.
- Drafting of Trust Deed and after fulfilling the conditions of Trust Deed then need to register under the respective authority of the state.
- Obtain the certificate
- Apply for PAN, TAN, and Bank Accounts of the Trust.
In the case of Society
- Minimum 7 members are required and no upper limit. (Mention the designation given by the Society to its members like President, Chairman, Vice President, and the Secretary of the Society).
- Photo, PAN, and Aadhar of every member of the Society.
- Proof of residence – Current month updated bank statement or latest electricity bill.
- Proof of registered office – Rent Agreement and Electricity Bill.
- Drafting of Memorandum of Association and By-Laws of the society (Rules and Regulations governing the Society)
- List of Members defining their position in the Society and their signatures ahead of the name.
- Declarations by the competent persons of the society.
- Pay the fee as stipulated amounts and submit the application in triplicate copies to the competent authority of the state.
- After lapsing of the stipulated time, the competent authority will issue an incorporation certificate with a registration number to it.
- Apply for PAN, TAN, and Bank Accounts of the Society.
In the case of Section 8 Company
- Choosing and selecting the name of the company.
- Applying the name of the company.
- Minimum 2 persons required.
- Photo, PAN, and Aadhar of every person.
- Proof of residence of a person is currently updated bank statement and latest electricity bill / other utility bills.
- Proof of registered office – Rent Agreement and NOC from Landlord; and Electricity Bill under the name of Landlord.
- Drafting of Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Articles of Association (AOA) and submitting such forms online after fulfilling conditions as per requirements.
- After the defined period of time, the competent authority will issue an approval in the manner of incorporation certificate along with PAN and TANe