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Govt to incentivise incorporation of one person companies to boost startups

The government on Monday said it proposes to incentivise incorporation of one person companies (OPCs), a move that will benefit startups and innovators.

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Nirmala Sitharaman. Photo: @ANI
Nirmala Sitharaman. Photo: @ANI

The government on Monday said it proposes to incentivise incorporation of one person companies (OPCs), a move that will benefit startups and innovators.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said incorporation of OPCs will be incentivised by allowing such companies "to grow without restriction on paid up capital and turnover, allowing conversion into any other type of company at any time, reducing the residency limit for an Indian citizen to set up an OPC from 182 days to 120 days, and allow also non-resident Indians to incorporate OPCs in India".

"This will be a big boost for startups," she said while presenting the first paperless

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First Published: Mon, February 01 2021. 12:30 IST
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