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SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS REGISTRATION

Shops and Establishments Act is in essence a labour license enacted by states that regulates working conditions and lists rights of employees in the unorganised sector by provides a list of obligations for every employer. Every shop and establishment is required to register itself under the Act within 30 days of commencement of work, whether or not it has employees

KEY FACTS

Every Indian state has enacted certain rules and regulations with regard to conditions of work. The objective is to secure uniform benefits for employees working in different establishments, from shops, commercial establishments and residential hotels to restaurants, theatres and other places of public amusement or entertainment.

This Act sets rules for

  1. working hours per day and week
  2. guidelines for spread-over & rest interval
  3. opening and closing hours
  4. closed days
  5. national and religious holidays
  6. overtime work
  7. rules for employment of children, young persons, and women,
  8. rules for annual leave, maternity leave, sickness and casual leave,
  9. rules for employment and termination of service,
  10. maintenance of registers and records
  11. display of notices

SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS REGISTRATION CHARGES

ONLY SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS REGISTRATION – ₹ 1500

CURRENT OFFERS

SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS WITH GST – ₹ 2500
** first month GST returns filing FREE
** UDYAM MSME REGISTRATION FREE

 SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL TAX – ₹ 2250
** UDYAM MSME REGISTRATION FREE

OTHER DETAILS

WHO DOES THE ACT APPLY TO

Shops & Establishments Act typically applies to a Commercial Establishment including:

  1. A commercial or trading or banking or insurance establishment, or
  2. An establishment or administrative service in which persons employed or mainly engaged in office work, or
  3. A hotel, restaurant, boarding or eating house, a cafe or any other refreshment house or
  4. A theatre, cinema or any other place of public amusement or entertainment.
    A factory or a shop/establishment attached to a factory are covered under Factories Act and hence no registration under shops act is required to be done

BY WHEN DOES ONE HAVE TO REGISTER

Shops & Establishments registration has to be done by

  1. Every shop and establishment needs to register itself compulsorily under this Act within 30 days of commencement of work. As this is such a basic license, many other licenses require this as proof of a commercial business. For example, most banks will require you to furnish it if you want to open a current account.
  2. A registration certificate is valid for 5 years and shall be renewed thereafter. Application for registration to be filed online and the fee payable depends upon the number of employees hired by the establishment. Even if there is no employee, the entity has to get registered under this act.
    In case of closure of business, the same has to be communicated to the concerned authorities within 15 days from the closure of the establishment

WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION

Shops & Establishments details and documents vary from state to state – however what is typically needed

  1. Name of the shop or business.
  2. Full address of the business.
  3. Category of establishment, such as shop, restaurant, theatre etc. & nature of the business for example, bakery, boutique etc.
  4. Name of the occupier or employer.
  5. ID proof of the occupier/employer such as voter ID, Aadhaar, or passport.
  6. PAN card of the employer or occupier.
  7. Proof of address of business such as utility bills like electricity or telephone, or rent deed/agreement etc.
  8. Declaration under non-appointment of child labour
  9. Fee for Shop Act Registration
    The fee for registration depends on the number of employees hired by the entity. As and when there is an increase in the headcount, pay additional fee through filing an online application

WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR COMPLIANCE

Shops & Establishments details and documents vary from state to state – however what is typically needed

  1. Name of the shop or business.
  2. Full address of the business.
  3. Category of establishment, such as shop, restaurant, theatre etc. & nature of the business for example, bakery, boutique etc.
  4. Name of the occupier or employer.
  5. ID proof of the occupier/employer such as voter ID, Aadhaar, or passport.
  6. PAN card of the employer or occupier.
  7. Proof of address of business such as utility bills like electricity or telephone, or rent deed/agreement etc.
  8. Declaration under non-appointment of child labour
  9. Fee for Shop Act Registration
    The fee for registration depends on the number of employees hired by the entity. As and when there is an increase in the headcount, pay additional fee through filing an online application

4 SIMPLE STEPS TO REGISTER FOR SHOPS & ESTABLISHMENTS

WHAT ARE THE DOCUMENTS YOU NEED TO SCAN

The documents that you need to scan depend on the state but typically what is needed

1) ID Proof of owner/director
2) ID Proof of occupier / manager / other signatory.
3) PAN cards & Aadhaar cards of owner and occupier
4)
Proof of address of authorised signatories
5) Proof of business like incorporation certificate, registration certificate of partnership etc.
5) P
roof of address of place of business
         a)utility bill like electricity
         b)rent agreement or ownership proof

HOW DO YOU SEND US YOUR INFORMATION & PAYMENT

1) You mail all the scanned documents to us
2) You remit our full charges by bank transfer or through UPI like PayTM or Google Pay or Phone Pe etc.

WHAT IS VALIDATED

1) All documents that are submitted are validated for clarity of reading and completeness
2) Information not present in the supporting documents are validated are and updated in application
** While online uploads are possible in many states some will require downloading the printed form with physical signatures and then uploading the same

REGISTRATION DONE

1) If there are no further queries from the labour department your registration will get done typically within 15 to 30 days
2) In case the labour department has any queries or asks for further documents we will assist and close the process for getting your certificate

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