A private limited company, or LTD, is a privately held company. This implies that the business limits owner liability to its shares and limits the number of shareholders to 50. It also restricts shareholders from trading shares publicly.
One Person Company is a business entity run by a sole owner with the benefit of limited liability. One Person Company is a separate legal entity from its members, offering protection to its shareholders. Every One Person Company must nominate a member for the Directorial position in the MoA or AoA in case of the absence of the prime Director.
Similar to a Private Limited Company and unlike Sole Proprietorship, OPC allows limited liabilities.
One Person Company is not liable to conduct board meetings or general meetings.
One Person Company can attract keen investors who are not interested in Sole Proprietorship owning to the risks it entails.
As One Person Company is similar to a Private Limited Company, it attracts quality candidates to help grow the company.
Only one Director is required to form the One Person Company.
One Person Company is more easily managed as compared to a Private Limited Company.
Unlike Sole Proprietorship, it provides protection to its shareholders by limiting liability from personal assets.
Transferring shares is easily done in One Person Company by simply filling out the share transfer form and handing it over to the buyer of the shares.
Eligibility Criteria to Private Limited to a One Person Company in India
Before you're allowed to Private Limited to a One Person Company, you must fit the following criteria
Documents Required for converting a Private Limited Company to a One Person Company in India
Copy of the Special Resolution is needed to be filed with the Registrar of Companies with the following attachments:
Application for the conversion of Private Limited Company to One Person Company with the following necessary attachments:
Process for converting a Private Limited Company to a One Person Company in India
The procedure for conversion of a Private Limited Company into a One Person Company model is detailed in the following steps:
Organize an Extraordinary General Body meeting inviting your members, shareholders, directors, creditors, suppliers, and most of those involved with your private limited company on a continuous basis.
Get the approval – Letter of consent – from the directors to initiate this conversion.
Obtain "No objection" from the members of your company and your company's creditors
Make changes to the Memorandum of Association as well as Articles of Association.
File the online form INC-6 via the online MCA portal. Upload the letters of consent and other requisite documents when you do.
If approved, your business entity will go from a Private Limited Company to a One-Person business entity known as a One Person Company.
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Q. Is the conversion of a Pvt Company into OPC possible?
A. Yes. You can facilitate such a service from the Registration. We offer a no-headed seamless solution for Company Conversion to our clients.
Q. Which government authority can convert PVT LTD to OPC?
A. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Q. Is there a PVT LTD conversion fee to the OPC model?
A. Yes. If you want to know the fee structure for such conversion, connect with the Incorporation Team of the Registrationwala.
Q. Why do some private companies opt for a Pvt Ltd conversion to an OPC model?
A. Sometimes, a business's requirement to run a large enterprise falls short. Also, the directors can pull out of the company for various reasons. Therefore, they chose to concise themselves to a smaller but effective business model such as an OPC to sustain such a business.
Q. What is the difference between OPC, LLP, and PVT LTD?
A. An OPC is a One Person Company single-handledly managed and controlled by a sole director. An LLP is a Partnership arrangement with the features of a featured company, such as limited liability and separate legal identity. A private Limited company is a registered company that keeps the transferability of the shares strictly among its finite shareholders and member. The general public cannot share or trade its stock in the Market.