Friday, April 11, 2014

Information to be mentioned on Bills, Letterheads and at Office Addresses as per Companies Act 2013

As per Section 12 of the Companies Act, 2013, a company shall:
  1. Have a registered office capable of receiving and acknowledging all communications and notices as may be addressed to it.
  2. Submit to the Registrar of Companies a verification of its registered office within 30 days of its incorporation.
  3. Paint or affix its name and address of registered office outside every office or place where business is carried out.
  4. Have its name engraved in legible characters on its seal.
  5. Have its name printed on hundies, promissory notes, bills of exchange and such other documents as may be prescribed.
  6. Have the following printed on letterheads, billheads, notices and all official publications:
    • Name
    • Address of its Registered Office
    • Corporate Identity Number (CIN)
    • Telephone No.
    • Fax No.
    • Email ID
    • Website Address
  7. If a company has changed its name during the last two years, it will also be required to paint/affix is former name at all offices and on all official publications as mentioned above.