Partnership in the Corporate world refers to a relationship when two or more people decide to share the profits of a business carried on by them all or any of them acting for all.It’s generally done in legal terms. The percentage of ownership varies and depends on certain factors. Partnership firm thus is a firm which allows joint ownership of a business. There are certain rules and regulations that have to be followed while setting up a Partnership firm. Registering a partnership firm is not compulsory under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 but only Maharashtra has made their registration compulsory. Further a partnership firm can be registered at any point of time i.e. even several years after formation. Registering or not registering a partnership firm has itsown advantages, but like a coin which has two faces, it definitely has its own disadvantages too. Described below in detail is how a partnership firm works and how can you register for partnership firm in India.
The partnership is relatively easy to start however, there are certain conditions and restrictions to be followed in setting them up. Also, according to Indian Partnership Act,1932, consent of all the partners in a partnership firm is required in fundamental matters (like admission of new partners, dissolution of the firm, conversion of the firm etc.) and a majority in other matters and there should be sharing of all the profits or losses made in the business. It also states that there has to be a legal contract that There are certainly more rules while setting up a Partnership firm, clearly stated in the Indian Partnership act,1932 and they should be followed strictly to avoid any severe actions made by authorities towards your firm.