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Registration of Partnership Firm in

As we have discuss the various Forms of Business in India, In various Form of business
one form is Partnership Firm
Today we are discussing on registration of partnership firm in Maharashtra, documents
required for registration of partnership firm in Maharashtra, how to form a partnership
firm, how to make a partnership deed.


First step to register the firm is Draft the partnership deed which should contain Name
and address of partner, Nature and place of business, Duration of Business, capital
contribution and Profit and loss sharing between partner, Remuneration payable to
partner, Any other terms and condition as mutually agreed between the partners.


Make a Partnership deed
Take the print on 500 Rs Stamp Paper (Stamp paper must be in the name of firm or
partners). Note Stamp duty payment can be made online on the site GRAS.
Take the Signature of all the partner with witness on the last page.


Now Online registration of partnership firm is available in site, but after online submitting the application hard copy of all
the required documents need to be physically submitted to the department. online
submission of documents is provided in the site yet, hope
it will come soon.
After forming partnership firm, register the deeds in government of Maharashtra by
following steps
Go to

For Online filing creates a New ID for every Firm.

Change Password
Go to Firm Management Tab and click on Raise Form A
Fill the Form A columns in the form in English and Marathi(While filing the Form A all the
words of Marathi deed and English deed should be matched)
Click on Submit buttons
Take Print of Form A on Green Ledger Paper
Make the Marathi translation of English deed
Make the Serial Number Notary on Form A in Court
Date of filling of documents must be within one month of such notarization.
The stamp paper which is used for execution of Deed of Partnership should be dated
within 6 months of the date of issue of such stamp paper.
If Deed is not duly stamp or in other case if six month has been lapsed after the
execution of deed then in such cases the deed is required to be adjudicated by the Stamp


Submit the following list of documents in Registrar of Firm and verified the
Covering letter with Rs. 5 stamp on it.
Form A duly Notarized (on Green Ledger Paper), Green Ledger paper is mandatory
Normal Paper is not allowed.
Copy of English Partnership Deed duly attested by Notary, (C.A can also attest)
Converted Marathi Partnership Deed Duly attested by Notary(C.A can also attest)
One Blank Non Judicial Stamp Paper Letter of Authority

Registration Fees Rs. 1600 (Previously it is Rs 750/-) in favor of Registrar of firm, Mumbai.
Letter of Authority duly signed by all the partners.
Any particular business requiring License to carry out the business the copy of License is
to be submitted along with the submission. If License is not obtained then an Affidavit
form signed by all the partners with serial number notary should be submitted.
If there is any objection by the registrar he will send you the courier, the objection letter
will be Marathi, Go to the department and submit the additional documents required by
them and clear the objection issue by them


After submitting all the documents you will get the Acknowledgment (payment Pauti) at
a same time. It will take 5-7 Month to get certificate of registration. Certificate of
Registration will be Courier by the department. It will be better for fast registration to
visit the department with Acknowledgment after 3-4 month of submission of the

VII Registrar of Firm Maharashtra

Registrar of firm is an government officer. for formation of partnership firm no need to
submit documents to the registrar of firm but for registering the partnership firm it is
necessary to submit the documents to registrar of firm and in case of any query registrar
can issue notice and firm registration certificate is also issued by the registrar of firm.

Partnership, Stamp Duty Payable in Maharashtra

Partnership, Stamp Duty Payable in Maharashtra
Stamp Duty payable on Partnership Deed
Stamp Duty payable under Article 47, Schedule I of Bombay Stamp Act, 1958.


Proper Stamp Duty

(1) Instrument of Partnership-(a) where there is no share of contribution in

Rs.500/partnership, or where such share contribution
brought is by way of cash does not exceed rupees
50,000/(b) where such contribution brought in cash is in
Rs.500/- subject to maximum duty of
excess of Rs.50,000/- for every Rs.50,000/- or part Rs.5,000/thereof.
(c) where such share contribution is brought in by
way of property excluding cash.

the same duty as is leviable on conveyance

under clause (a), (b) (c) or (d) as the case may
be, of article 25, on the market value of such

(2) Dissolution of partnership or Retirement of partner

(i) where an a dissolution of the partnership or on
retirement of the partner any property is taken as
his share by a partner other than a partner who
brought in the property as his share of contribution
in the partnership

The same duty as is leviable on a Conveyance

under clause (a), (b), (c) or (d) as the case may
be, of Article 25, on the market value to a
minimum of Rs.100/-

(ii) in any other case


Stamp duty can be paid either by purchase of stamp paper or franking on the document.