If you are thinking of starting a pub in India then you have to follow some rules and regulation and you have to get some license for running a pub in India. This article talks about the legal registration which is required for your pub and business registration which should be done under the recognized authorities.
How to start Pubs in India
You have to choose a good location for your pub and it should be convenient for people. After choosing a location you have to get a license to run it which can be avail from the local authority of that area. If local authority gives the permit for a pub then you can start your pub. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) registration is also important for you because you will serve food in your pub and fssai registration is important who is selling foods so you have to get this. If you are serving alcohol in your pub then you have to get a license for serving this which is very important because getting a license you cannot serve alcohol in your pub.
The most important thing for you is to register under various recognized authority so in future you don’t have to face any legal problems and you have to get all licenses which are required for your pubs like fssai licenses, no objection certificate from the local authority, license for serving alcohol in bar and other business registration.
Business registration is the most important thing for your pub because it will protect your pub’s rights and validate your pub under the laws. You can register your pub as sole proprietorship firm and it requires only one during registration of business. If there are two or more owner of your pub then you can start your pub as a partnership firm and you start it by making a partnership agreement which contains the terms and condition of partnership and it should be signed by all partners.
If you are thinking of starting a pub in Maharashtra then you have to get Gumasta license which is mandatory for you as per the local laws of Maharashtra. Gumasta license is like shop act establishment license and it is mandatory for those establishments where 10 or more employees are working without getting a Gumasta license you cannot start your business in Maharashtra. You can apply for this license through online mode by visiting the official website and you can apply thereby filing a form along with required documents like personal and professional documents.
After starting your Pub in India you have to comply with the rules and regulation of the income tax department of India. Filing of an income tax return is most important and in case of failure of filing income tax you may get the punishment of imprisonment or you may have to pay fine for this. Every year you have to pay income tax in prescribed time. Filing of income tax cannot be done without holding a PAN card so you have to make a PAN card for your pub so you can file your income tax return and filing of income tax return be done online through filing income tax efiling for which you have to visit the official website of income tax efiling then you can file your income tax there.
As you can see in the above article that business registration is the most important thing for your pub because it will validate your business and you can start your business as sole proprietorship firm which can be easily incorporate and if there are two or more partner with you then you can start your business as a partnership firm.
There are licenses like fssai and license for serving alcohol is also important because without these licenses you cannot serve food and alcohol in your pub. Non-objection from local authority is also important so in future, they cannot object your business. If you are thinking of starting your pub in Maharashtra then you have to get a Gumasta license and filing of income tax return is also important so you should take care these things so your business will be protected under the laws and you don’t have to face any legal problem.