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How to change a financial year end

Section 27 of the Companies Act 2008, enables a company to elect when their financial year ends, within a 12 month period. InfoDocs makes changing your financial year end quick and easy. Follow these simple instructions: Log in to your InfoDocs account here. If you don’t already have an account, register for a free trial. Step 1: Once […]

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Company Deregistrations

A company can be deregistered either automatically by failing to file annual returns or manually by referring the company for deregistration to the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”). Deregistration will begin automatically when a company fails to file two or more annual returns. The CIPC will then notify the company to inform them of […]

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Annual Returns

All companies (including external companies) and close corporations are required by law to lodge their annual returns with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (“CIPC”) within a certain period of time every year. An annual return is a statutory requirement in terms of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (as amended) and the Close Corporations Act 69 […]

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CIPC COMPANY DIRECTORS

How to resign a company secretary

Resigning or removing a company secretary from your company profile on InfoDocs is easy and simple. Follow these simple instructions: Log in to your InfoDocs account here. If you don’t already have an account, register for a free trial. Step 1: Simply navigate to the Directors tab in your company profile, click on the Company secretary you wish to resign, […]

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How to appoint a company secretary

A company is required by law to appoint a Company Secretary within 40 days of the date of incorporation. The appointed individual must be a permanent resident of South Africa.  Appointing a Company Secretary is easy with InfoDocs. Step 1: Simply navigate to the Directors tab and under Actions, click on Appoint Officer. Step 2: In the box that […]

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CIPC SHARES

How to record a change in authorised shares

Either the directors or shareholders of a company may increase or decrease the number of authorised shares for a particular share class by amending the Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) and filing a COR15.2 with the CIPC. To record a change in authorised shares on InfoDocs, simply follow the easy steps below. If you haven’t created […]

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How to de-register a company

Company de-registrations are not yet a functionality offered directly by the InfoDocs app. However, a company can be de-registered by following a few simple steps. A company can be referred for de-registration by writing a letter to the CIPC stating that the company is not carrying on or is dormant, and has no assets or […]

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How to reduce authorised shares

Either the directors or shareholders of a company may increase or decrease the number of authorised shares for a particular share class by amending the Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) and filing a COR15.2 with the CIPC. To reduce authorised shares in InfoDocs, simply follow the easy steps below. Step 1: In the company profile, go […]

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How to increase authorised shares

Either the directors or shareholders of a company may increase or decrease the number of authorised shares for a particular share class by amending the Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOI”) and filing a COR15.2 with the CIPC. To increase authorised shares in InfoDocs, simply follow the easy steps below. Step 1: In the company profile, go […]

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Why has the converted company not updated on InfoDocs?

When a company has been converted from a CC to a (PTY) LTD, you might find that the company’s details on InfoDocs haven’t changed. The company on your profile in InfoDocs will not automatically update. Instead, you will need to add the company with its new registration number to your profile in order for all […]