About eLagaan

eLagaan offers end to end CA, CS, Business Legal & Payroll services for businesses in India. It specialises in formulating investor friendly structures & terms, staying compliant, setting up best practices desired by founders, investors & employees. This facilitates businesses to grow & scale with ease and stay fundable, saleable and compliant.

Hiring An Intern, A Legal Perspective [Whiteboard Friday]

By |October 17th, 2014|

What steps you should follow to permanently hire allowed Interns in your company?

Explained : Different Types of Company Directors & Their Appointment Details [Legal Resources]

By |August 1st, 2014|

There are multiple classes of Director with different roles and expectations. Most of the time, we speak only being a Director in the Company (which is the most common form) but are not aware of the other types.

How To Draft Employee Handbook [Whiteboard Friday]

By |July 25th, 2014|

Employee Handbook has been a popular piece of document which helps employees to understand various facilities, processes, systems and culture of the company.

101 For Early Stage Entrepreneurs : Roles & Responsibilities of a Director [Whiteboard Friday]

By |July 18th, 2014|

. Many Entrepreneurs are clueless about the role and responsibilities of the Director from Company Law's viewpoint. This leads to greater non compliance and can also lead to litigations and penalties.

Running a Private Limited Company Under New Companies Act : What Has Changed

By |June 27th, 2014|

In this episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday, the eLagaan team talks about the new company law & running a private limited company.

Allotment of Shares/ Securities for Startups [Whiteboard Friday]

By |June 20th, 2014|

The new company law has brought important changes to share allotment process. Now most of the allotments need to follow a specific process, information about allotment should be filed with RoC in certain timeframes.

Converting a LLP into Private Limited Company [Whiteboard Friday]

By |June 13th, 2014|

Since the time LLP was introduced, many businesses went to incorporate as LLP (for the initial hype) without being aware of its limitations and advantages in true sense.

Demystified: One Person Company For Entrepreneurs

By |June 6th, 2014|

The new Company Law has introduced a new business entity called One Person Company, which has limited liability and can be started by a single person.

Everything You’d Like to Know About the New Companies Act 2013

By |April 4th, 2014|

We've already covered the Highlights of the New Companies Act. This post looks at the new clauses in the companies Act 2013.

Tax on Share Premium When Raising Investments [Whiteboard Friday]

By |December 6th, 2013|

In this episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday, the eLagaan team talks about various aspects of the above tax and some possible work around which may help startups defer the tax liability or help reduce it to a great extent.

What Startups Should Know about Discounted ESOPs & Tax [Whiteboard Friday]

By |November 29th, 2013|

This episode of Whiteboard Friday deals with how ESOP discounts are calculated and treated, what factors the Company should consider before offering ESOPs & more.

Startup Insurance Explained [Whiteboard Friday]

By |November 22nd, 2013|

In this episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday, the eLagaan team talks about various insurance options available to Startups.

Understanding Due Diligence For Startups [Whiteboard Friday]

By |November 15th, 2013|

Learn about the due diligence process in detail. The video discusses startup due diligence, what could impact it most, compliance and other details.

Five Most Important Indian Tax Laws Every Startup Must Know Of [Whiteboard Friday]

By |November 8th, 2013|

Through this series, our friends at eLagaan have been explaining various legal and compliance issues for entrepreneurs in India. In this edition of whiteboard Friday, we bring you a curated list of five most important tax laws startups in India must be aware of.

Constructive Ways To Fund Your Startup [Whiteboard Friday]

By |October 4th, 2013|

In this episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday, the eLagaan team talks about some other means of finance that a startup can look at (apart from raising money from investors) and which can help the company go a long mile before running out of cash.