Share capital and company formation
Since the implementation of the Companies Act 2006, new limited companies no longer have to specify their total share capital. Instead, the new company will need to deposit an initial statement of capital, or a statement of guarantee.
No Minimum Capital Required
As per company law 2013, you can start a private limited company with 0 paid-up capital.
Understanding Authorized Share Capital
Although all these terms are interrelated, they are not synonyms. Authorized share capital is the broadest term used to describe a company’s capital. It comprises every single share of every category that the company could issue if it needed or wanted to.
There is no requirement for directors to also be shareholders, and shareholders do not automatically have the right to be directors. However, in most private limited companies, they are the same people. This flexibility in ownership and management is one of the many great things about the limited company structure.
The CAMA 1990 set the minimum authorized share capital for private and public companies at N10,000 (Ten Thousand Naira) and N500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira) respectively and allowed companies to issue at least 25% of their share capital while reserving the remainder for future allotment.
How increase MCA paid up capital?
Procedure for Increase in Paid up share capital of the private limited company
- First, assemble executive Meeting or Board Meeting for distribution of value offers and pass important determination for apportioning.
- Download Form 2 from MCA Site www.mca.gov.in.
- Fill Form 2 and attach rundown of allottee or List of Allottee.
How check MCA paid up capital?
Information On Company Deposits
- Login to MCA portal from here. …
- Under the TAB “Service” click on the ‘View Public Documents’ link to view specific companies as per list to public pertaining to specific company(s).
- Once the company(s) is/are selected, you will be prompted to make the payment of prescribed fee per company.
Establishment of Trust
|TYPE OF COMPANY||LIABILITY|
|Company Limited by Guarantee having no Share Capital||The liability of the members is unlimited.|
|Unlimited Company having Share Capital||The liability of the members is unlimited.|
|Unlimited Company not having Share Capital||The liability of the members is unlimited.|
‘ As per Section 65 of the Companies Act, 2013, only an unlimited company having a share capital while converting into a limited company, may have reserves capital.