Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) refer to the organizations which are not the part of the government and are not conventional for profit businesses. It is a legally constituted organization created by natural or legal people under various established laws. An NGO works for the welfare of the people with regard to the social issues and community development which are admirable and worthwhile objectives.
In India a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) can be registered as:
- Non Profit Companies (Incorporated under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956).
Post formation it is required to get registered under the following Acts:
- Income Tax Act, 1961 (as a charitable institution)
- Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (in case receiving foreign contribution).
Starting and running a NGO involves substantial legal obligation and compliances of different central and state government regulations. TVA provides high quality single window services to all NGO’s. We offer consultancy services pertaining to all aspects of NGO which not only range from formation and incorporation but also includes registration under section 10A and 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act. Further if an NGO seeks foreign contribution we assist them in seeking approval under the FCRA.