SHOPS AND ESTABLISHMENTS REGISTRATION
The Registration under shops & establishment is governed by the labour department of the respective states. This registration is mandatory for every business except those covered under factories act 1948.
The Application for registration under shops & establishment must be made within 30 days post commencement of business & the certificate needs to be displayed a prominent place at business premises.
The provisions mentioned above are of general in nature covering PAN India basis, however the actual rules may vary from state to state.
Owning a shop or a small establishment is a small form of business and it is mandatory for the owners to obtain the Shops and Establishments Registration. This statue is applicable to a vast range of businesses.
Every shop or establishment has to get this registration, depending on the number of employees.
Benefits of Obtaining Shops & Establishment Registration
- Acts as a legal entity proof
- Helps proprietors in opening their current account
- Safeguards Employees in various aspects
- Safeguards Business owners in matters of compliance
Objectives of Shops & Establishment Registration
The objective of the Act is to provide statutory obligations, rights to employees and employers and to regulate the conditions of work an employment.
Documents required for the Registration:
|Particulars||Proprietorship||Partnership||Limited Liability Partnership||Private & Public Limted|
|Details of Employer|
|Business Details|| 1.Partnership Deed|
2. Firm PAN
3. Nature of Business
4. No. of. Employees
This is custom heading element
Step 1 : Application
Step 2 : Payment
Step 3 : Verification by Authority
Step 4 : Approval & issuing certificate
Frequently Answered Questions (FAQ's)
This certificate will be valid until December 31 of the year registered. Irrespective of the date of registration during the year, the validity of this certificate will be completed by end of the calendar year.
Every year before 30days prior to expiry of this certificate, the same should be applied for renewal. There may be interest and penalties if renewed after the specified date.
The fee varies from state to state and also varies based on employee count.
Yes, this registration allows amendment to various details even after original registration.