Comparing Private Limited Company, LLP and OPC

Point of Comparison Private Limited Company One Person Company Limited Liability Partnership
Minimum Requirement Members – 2
Directors – 2
Member – 1
Director – 1
Nominee of Sole Member – 1
Designated Partners – 2
Minimum Capital No minimum requirement No minimum requirement No minimum requirement
Regulator Registrar of Companies Registrar of Companies Registrar of Companies
Compliance Requirements Annual Return Filing
Board Meetings & General Meetings
Annual Return Filing
No Board Meetings, if only one director
No General Meetings
Annual Return Filing
Taxation Taxed at 30% Taxed at 30% Taxed at 30%
Credibility High Medium Medium
Investor Preference High Low Medium
Statutory Audit Compulsory Compulsory If Contribution > Rs 25lacs or, Turnover > Rs. 40lacs
Conversion Can be converted into LLP Cannot be converted before 2 years Cannot be directly converted into a Private Limited Company
Time Taken for Registration 10 – 15 Days 10 – 15 Days 10 – 15 Days
Procedure Obtain DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)
INC-29 Incorporation Filing
PAN, TAN Applications
Obtain DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)
INC-29 Incorporation Filing
PAN, TAN Applications
Obtain DSC (Digital Signature Certificate)
Obtain DPIN (Designated Partner Identification Number)
Name Approval
Filing for Incorporation
File LLP Agreement
PAN, TAN Applications

Difference between Limited Liability Partnerships & Private Limited Company Read more: Difference between Limited Liability Partnerships & Private Limited Company

Since LLP

has been introduced in India, apart from incorporating a traditional Limited Liability Company, it has become an option for entrepreneurs, business owners and investors starting new ventures to start their business as an LLP. In light of this, it is important to understand the advantage of each of these formations, the differences between them and consider carefully which ones suits the need of the business best.

has been introduced in India, apart from incorporating a traditional Limited Liability Company, it has become an option for entrepreneurs, business owners and investors starting new ventures to start their business as an LLP. In light of this, it is important to understand the advantage of each of these formations, the differences between them and consider carefully which ones suits the need of the business best.

OPC

provides a whole new bracket of opportunities for those who look forward to start their own ventures with a structure of organized business. OPC will give the young businessman all benefits of a private limited company which categorically means they will have access to credits, bank loans, limited liability, legal protection for business, access to market etc all in the name of a separate legal entity.