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What is the difference between AFS and FAS on CIPC?

The final step of submitting your annual return requires that you either submit a Financial Accountability Supplement (“FAS”) or Annual Financial Statements (“AFS”). This selection will depend on whether your company requires a financial audit or not. Companies that require an audit must submit their audited AFS to the CIPC in a standardized financial reporting […]

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How to deregister a company

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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Why is the director status not updating?

You have just submitted a director change, but the director status on the company’s profile is stuck on “Pending”. This might be a problem when you urgently need to print registers or resolutions. Log in to your InfoDocs account here. If you don’t already have an account, register for a free trial. There could be a number of […]

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Observations on Company Names

Log in to your InfoDocs account here. If you don’t already have an account, register for a free trial. By Dommisse Attorneys on 21st September 2017 Choosing a name for your new company may seem simple, but what may not be clear is that you cannot call your company whatever you want, as South African law regulates what […]

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How to register a new company

InfoDocs allows you to register private companies directly with CIPC. Pre-populated inaugural minutes, appointment letters, registers, share certificates and more. Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute 30 seconds Step 1: From the Portfolio page, click Add Company and then  New Company Registration. We currently only support company registrations with a standard MOI. To proceed, click  Register Company with standard MOI. […]

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How to appoint an auditor

An auditor plays a vital function in reinforcing the reliability of financial information by assessing the financial statements of the company and making sure that the information fairly presents the financial condition and past performance of the company.  Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute Step 1: From the Company tab navigate to Company Admin and under Actions, click on Appoint […]

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Share Capital: What to consider?

Log in to your InfoDocs account here. If you don’t already have an account, register for a free trial. By Dommisse Attorneys on 2nd June 2016 The monies raised by a company through the issue of shares is commonly referred to as the share capital of that company. The Companies Act, 71 of 2008 (as amended) (“Companies Act“) […]

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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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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 […]