Obtain Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)
Note - Price and conditions may change basis discussion with client.
Obtaining a Digital Signature is mandatory in following cases:
E-filing income tax returns in case of every registered trust, partnership firm, companies, any other entity or individual who is required to get tax audit under the Income Tax Act.
Company filings with MCA21( Ministry of Corporate Affairs)
MCA has mandated digital signatures for the following individuals:
Company Secretaries - Whether in practice or in job
Bank Officials - for Registration and Satisfaction of Charges
Other Authorized Signatories
Purchase of plan
Upload documents on vault
TCA fills up the form
Certificate is issued and USB token is dispatched
What are the different types of Digital Signatures and their uses?
There are three types of DSCs
Class I type is used only for securing email communication
Class II type is used for Company or LLP Incorporation, IT Return E-Filing, obtaining DIN or DPIN and filing other forms with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Income Tax Department
Class III type is used mainly for E-Tendering and for participating in E-Auctions
For most business compliance, Class II digital signature suffices.
I purchased my DSC in 2015. What will be the validity of the digital signature?
Digital Signatures usually come with a validity of one or two years. The validity of the DSC can be renewed once the term of the previous DSC expires. Under the present plan you get DSC with validity of 2 years.
My DSC expired last year. Will my DSC be renewed under the same plan?
Renewal of DSC is not part of the plan. For that, you will need to buy the DSC plan at the applicable rates. It is mandatory to inform the govt. authorities about the expiry of the old DSC and issue of a new one.