Benefits of Conversion of Unlisted Public Limited Company into LLP
LLPs are taxed like general partnership firms. LLPs pay an effective tax of 30.9%. They are exempted from 10%
surcharge. LLPs tax payment is lower than that of companies, which pay a 33.99% tax on profits.
The tax will be imposed only on 40% of the LLPs income, since the firm will be allowed to pay the balance 60% to the
partners as remuneration. This means, the partners will have to pay tax on the amount paid to them. So, there will be
no double taxation of income.
2. No Audit requirement
Audit is not required unless capital exceeding Rs. 25 lakh or turnover exceeding Rs. 40 lakh. Unlike Companies, no
requirement for payment of Corporation Tax on distribution of income among partners and there is no requirement as
to Minimum Alternate Tax.
3. Automatic transfer
All the assets and liabilities of the Company immediately before the conversion become the assets and liabilities of LLP.
4. No Stamp Duty
All movable and immovable properties of the company automatically vest in the LLP. No instrument of transfer is
required to be executed and hence no stamp duty is required to be paid.
5. No Capital Gain Tax
No Capital Gains tax shall be charged on transfer of property from Company to LLP.
6. Carry Forward and Set off Losses and Unabsorbed Depreciation
The accumulated loss and unabsorbed depreciation of Company is deemed to be loss/ depreciation of the successor
LLP for the previous year in which conversion was effected. Thus such loss can be carried for further eight years in the
hands of the successor LLP.
7. Minimal Compliance Level & Cost effective model
There is no need of compliances related to meetings and maintenance of huge statutory records.
8. Continuation of Brand Value
The goodwill of the Company and its brand value is ke