Sole Proprietorship Firm Registration in India | Online Registration

Proprietorship Firm Registration

A sole proprietorship is a kind of unregistered business entity that is owned and managed by single person. Sole proprietorship is one of the common forms of business in India, used by small businesses operating in the unorganized sectors. Proprietorship is easy to start and it has few regulatory compliance requirement for starting and operating. After completing the startup phase, proprietorship does not offer the promoter a host of benefits such as limited liability proprietorship, corporate status, separate legal entity, independent existence, transferability, perpetual existence. The proprietorship firm registration is required for people who have started their micro or small business that will remain small.

There is no mechanism provided by the Government of India for the Proprietorship firm registration. Therefore, proprietorship should be established through GST registrations and other business registrations that a business is needed to have as per the rules. For example, GST Registration can be retrieved in the name of the Proprietor to establish that the Proprietor is operating a business. So, registrations for a proprietorship should be in the name of the Proprietor, so that Proprietor personally liable for all the liabilities of the Proprietorship.