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Secretarial Audit.

Secretarial Audit is an audit to check compliance of various legislations including the Companies Act and other corporate and economic laws applicable to the company. It is therefore an independent and objective assurance intended to add value and improve operations of the Company.

The Secretarial Auditor expresses an opinion as to whether there exist adequate systems and processes in the company commensurate with the size and operations of the company to monitor and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and guidelines. Secretarial Audit helps to detect the instances of non-compliance and facilitates aking corrective measures. It audits the adherence of good corporate practices by the company.

It is therefore an independent and objective assurance intended to add value and improve operations of the Company. It helps to accomplish the organisation‟s objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Secretarial Audit thus provides necessary comfort to the management, regulators and the stakeholders, as to the statutory compliance, good governance and the existence of proper and adequate systems and processes.

For whom Secretarial Audit is applicable?

As per section 204(1) of Companies Act, 2013 read with rule 9 of the Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014, the following companies are required to obtain Secretarial Audit Report.

  1. Every Listed Company.
  2. Every public company having a paid-up share capital of fifty crore rupees or more.
  3. Every public company having a turnover of two hundred fifty crore rupees or more.
  4. private company which is a subsidiary of a public company, and which falls under the above categories.

Who can do Secretarial Audit?

Only a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India holding certificate of practice (company secretary in practice) can conduct Secretarial Audit and furnish the Secretarial Audit Report to the company. [Section 204(1) of Companies Act, 2013]

How is Secretarial Auditor appointed?

As per Rule 8 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its powers) Rules, 2014, Secretarial Auditor is required to be appointed by means of resolution passed at a duly convened Board meeting.

CompaniesHouse is an MCA Authorized Company Registered Agent in India. The object of the CompaniesHouse is to minimize the cost in Auditing for companies throughout India.

FAQ

What is Secretarial Audit?

Secretarial Audit is an audit to check compliance of various legislations including the Companies Act and other corporate and economic laws applicable to the company. It is therefore an independent and objective assurance intended to add value and improve operations of the Company.

Why is Secretarial Audit required?

​Secretarial Audit is requied to check the compliance of various legislations such as Companies Act, 2013 and other corproate and economic laws.

Who will do Secretarial Audit?

​​​​A Practicing Company Secretary can do.

How long does a Secretarial Audit take?

It depends on the transaction to review.

Is it compulsory to have a Secretarial Audit?

Certain companies are required to do.

Every Listed Company.

Every public company having a paid-up share capital of fifty crore rupees or more.

Every public company having a turnover of two hundred fifty crore rupees or more.

private company which is a subsidiary of a public company, and which falls under the above categories.

How is the Secretarial Auditor appointed?

As per Rule 8 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its powers) Rules, 2014, Secretarial Auditor is required to be appointed by means of resolution passed at a duly convened Board meeting.

What is the fee for a Secretarial Audit?

It depends on the size of the business.

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Economy Plan

Secretarial Audit

Rs29,999/InclTax
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  • Secretarial Audit

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Secretarial Audit

Rs29,999/InclTax
EMI OPTION
  • Secretarial Audit

Professional Plan

Secretarial Audit

Rs29,999/InclTax
EMI OPTION
  • Secretarial Audit

Notes:

  1. The cient has to provide list of documents which will be given separately.
  2. If you require secretarial audit for more than one company, the fee will be varied.

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