SHOP ACT REGISTRATION

Shop Act Registration

Shop and Establishment Act is one of the most important State Government regulations which governs the functioning of businesses engaged within its Jurisdiction. The Shop and Establishment license is a primary proof of existence of business in a specified jurisdiction. The Shop and Establishment Act is regulated by the Department of Labor and regulates premises wherein any trade, business or profession is carried out. A shop includes any premises where goods or services are sold and includes an office, a store-room, a warehouse or godown.

No child shall be required or allowed to work whether as an employer or otherwise in any establishment. The brief definition of Shop as per The Bombay Shops and Establishments Act, 1948

Shop means any premises where goods are sold, either by retail, wholesale or where services are rendered to customers, and includes an office a store-room, godown, warehouse or work place, whether in the same premises or otherwise, [mainly used] in connection with such trade or business but does not include a factory, a commercial establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating house, theatre or other place of public amusement or entertainment.

Highlights

No Return Filing

Persons holding shop Act license in Maharashtra not required to file any return as like in cases of service tax , vat etc. This makes less compliances for shop Act.

Renewal of License

Shop Act is issued for the term of period applied hence before expiry of license renewal required be applied. License fees depends on the number of years applied.

Online Process

With digital India the process and authorisation of shop act license is now online. Person applying for shop Act in Pune need not to submit document in photo copy form.

FAQs

What is Shop Act Registration?

The Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act regulates the operations of all the shops and commercial establishments operating in the State of Maharashtra. Government authority issues the shop act registration.

Why should an get registered under Shop Act ?

Shop and Establishment Act is one of the most State Government regulations which governs the functioning of businesses engaged within its Jurisdiction. The Shop and Establishment license is a primary proof of existence of business in a specified jurisdiction.

Which document I need to have for making application of Shop Act ?

To obtain Shop Act registration, proof of address of business, proof of identity of the promoters / proprietor / partners and constitution of the business [Partnership deed, Photos of premises Incorporation Certificate, etc.,] , Photo , Name of firm is required. Additional documents may be required Shop Act Registration is sought.

How many days it takes to apply for Shop Act registration ?

VAT Registration is issued by the Maharashtra Government. Therefore, based on the State, the processing time for obtaining VAT Registration will differ. In general, VAT Registration can be obtained in 15 - 20 working days.

Do I Need to file any return under Shop Act license ?

No. There is no requirement to file any return under Shop Act License.

What is the validity of a Shop Act Registration?

The Shop Act license is valid up the date registration is applied.

Whether Child Labour is allowed to work ?

No child shall be required or allowed to work whether as an employer or otherwise in any establishment.

What are details mentioned in your Shop Act registration ?

Following details mentioned in your shop Act Registration 

Name of Employer

Address of the establishment

Name of Establishment

The category of the establishment, i.e., whether it is a shop, commercial establishment, residential hotel, restaurant, eating house, theatre or other place of public amusement or entertainment;

Validity of the registration

Process Flow

Shop Act Registration Process

Our expert team will help you to obtain your Shop Act Registration in 5 to 10  working days.




1 Day


We Prepare Application

Our expert team will prepare Shop Act applicaiton along with the necessay  documents to be submitted.




1 Day


Submission of Documents

Our team will submit application to government Department and follow up with department for registration.




1 Day


Get registration completed

Once the application and the attached documents are verified department will allot Shop Act Registration




1 Day






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