Change in Business Name
✓ Filing of Documents
✓ Hassle free
✓ Expert Assistance
Change in Company or LLP Name
Process for change in Company Name is same that you have already performed while incorporating your Company. You need to have same guidelines in mind while selecting New Name for your business. We at TaxRodo help you to easily perform all the procedures:
➦ Drafting Resolutions & Documents
Our Team of professionals will help you to prepare the documents required for Change in name of your Company.
➦ Alteration in MOA & AOA
We help you prepare the revised MOA & AOA.
➦ Filing with ROC
For change in Name of the Company you need to File forms with ROC, we will help you to do the necessary filings.
Note down the Required Documents
✍ A signed copy of Board Resolution provided by us.
✍ A signed copy of Notice along with Explanatory Statements provided by us.
✍ A signed copy of Special Resolution provided by us.
✍ A signed copy of Minutes of General Meeting provided by us.
✍ Altered MOA & AOA provided by us.
Talk to Our Expert & Get customized Quote
Know how to Change Your Company Name
The Name of Company or LLP can be changed by the promoters at anytime after incorporation. Some of the major reasons for the change of company name are business model change, change of promoters, rebranding, etc., To change the name of a company, shareholders approval is required along with approval from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. The change of name of a company or LLP, however, has no impact on the legal entity or its existence. Hence, all assets and liabilities of the entity would continue, while only the name of the company would have been changed. To the Registrar of Companies (RoC), changing your name is no small matter.
As you’ve already incorporated, you’re aware of the rules involved in selecting a name for your company. The same applies to changing your name, too. The procedure is well-defined and to be followed strictly. And just in case you haven’t complied with all RoC requirements, you can’t go ahead with this until you do. Change of company name requires passing of a board resolution, obtaining name approval from MCA, passing of a special resolution and applying for approval of new company name to the MCA. If the MCA accepts the application, a new certificate of incorporation is issued. After obtaining the new certificate of incorporation, changes must be made to incorporate and change the MOA and AOA of the company as well.
1. What will be the effective date from which the company will use the new name in all of its documents?
When the name gets approved ,ROC would issue a Fresh Certificate of Incorporation. The date on that would be date of change of name. Once you receive this certificate you can change it with all statutory authorities with whom you have registered, Company name plate, Letter head, common seal etc.
2. What is a trading name and is it different to a business name?
A trading name is a name used by an entity or person to trade commercial products or services . A trading name is not a registered business name. A business may also use its registered, legal name for contracts and other formal purposes.
3. Who chooses the new name?
The Executive Committee selects the names to present to the Board of Directors. The Board unanimously approves the final name.
4. Can the Name of the Company be altered to alphanumeric name?
It is not allowed to add the Numeric character in the Name.
5. Will the change of name of the company create any new entity?
No, change in the company name will not create any new entity.
6. When should the ROC be intimated after the name change of the company?
ROC must be intimated within 30 days of passing the resolutions in the general meeting.