Terms and Conditions
USE OF OUR WEBSITE IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:
Register Your Business (Pty) Ltd is a private entity. We are not associated with The DTI, The South African Revenue Services (SARS), The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) or any government department in anyway. Our services consist of: Full company registrations, amendment of existing close corporations (CC) and private companies (PTY), submission of CIPC Annual Returns, trade mark registration, etc. with the Companies and Intellectual Property Registrations Office (CIPC) and applications for Income Tax Registrations and VAT Registrations as well as Tax Clearance Certificates with the South African Revenue Services
Register Your Business makes no warranty as to when, or if, any given company registration, tax clearance application, tax registration, PAYE, SDL and UIF registration, Workman’s Compensation registration, VAT registration or any other registration application you apply for on our website will be finalized or successful and we shall have no liability in this regard.
Any errors found will be corrected as soon as possible. However errors in any application submitted to us will be accepted and considered true and correct by the applicant. It is therefore the applicant, incorporators, members and/or directors responsibility to make sure the information and spelling is/are correct on all application forms. For any changes to be implemented for any errors on the applicant’s side, the applicant will be charged a fee to carry out these changes.
All our services are rendered at a fee and payment of the applicable fee(s) for each application is due in advance. Such fee(s) is indicated upon completion of the application form. Where approval, confirmation and/or permission is required for us to proceed with such a services, we will require a signed confirmation form from the application. A Power of Attorney (POA) is attached on the website for services that require it. This signed confirmation form (POA) together with proof of payment and certified copies of ID’s/passports and/or affidavits must be sent to us in order for us to proceed with your application.
You understand that by using our website we act as your representative and/or agent in your name and place to finalize and process company registration and other documents on your behalf with 3rd parties. We may do enquiries we deem fit in order to render such a service you applied for, based on business and personal information supplied to us. We do not share any personal or business information with any person, business, entity or any other 3rd party, except for the government institution we deal with in order to process your application.
Except for Register Your Business identified information, products or services, all information, products and services offered through the site or on the internet generally are offered by third parties that are not affiliated with Register Your Business. You understand that Register Your Business cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files downloaded through the site will be free of infection or viruses, worms, trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the site for the reconstruction of any lost data.
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the site and the internet. Register Your Business provides the site and related information “as is” and does not make any express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without limitation warranties of title or non infringement, or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) with regard to the service, any merchandise information or service provided through the service or on the internet generally, and Register Your Business shall not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly/indirectly from any such information and transaction.
It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the service or on the internet generally. It is also your responsibility to provide us the necessary documents we require within 30 days from application date.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Register Your Business does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free. In no event will Register Your Business be liable for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the service, or any information, or transactions provided on the service, or downloaded from the service, or any delay of such information or service, even Register Your Business or its authorized representatives have been advised of the possibility of such damages, or any claim attributable to errors, omissions, or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or information downloaded through the service.
Indemnification you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Register Your Business and its shareholders, owners, accountants, officers, members, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers to the service from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the service.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY
Due to the nature of our work and administration involved, once we have commenced with an application, we have a no refund policy and have no liability in this regard.
However, should you inform us immediately that you do not want to proceed with your application, we will do a refund. Any work and/or costs we have already incurred for processing the application or submission of the company names will be deducted from the amount refunded. No refunds will be given after 3 days from application date, if cancelled by the applicant.
If you do not provide us the necessary documents within 30 days from application date, we will accept the application as cancelled by you. No refund will be made and we shall have no liability in this regard.
Register Your Business reserves the right to reject or cancel any application, based on incorrect information supplied or we suspect any form of suspicious activity. We also reserve the right to change any amount on our website without prior notification.
COMPANY REGISTRATION PROCESS AND COST
COMPANY NAME RESERVATIONS PROCESS:
The cost for a Company Name Reservation is R 99 and the name will be valid and reserved for 6 months. During the period a company must be registered, else the name will lapse. The cost for a company registration is R 599. As soon as we receive proof of payment, the proposed company names will be submitted as per the application received. If all company names are rejected by the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission of South Africa (CIPC), we will request new company names from you for resubmission at a cost of R99. We will then submit your new company names.
COMPANY INCORPORATION PROCESS:
As soon as we receive payment confirmation, we will lodge your company names with the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC). When the first available name has been reserved we will email you Confirmation of Name Reservation and continue with the company registration (as per your request).
All private companies will be incorporated using the short standard form for private companies (COR15.1A). The registration time with us takes 5-7 working days. At the same time company registration is greatly dependent on the Companies Commission of South African workload and procedures which means that the process could take longer.
COMPANY REGISTRATION AND OTHER CANCELLATIONS
It is therefore the applicant, incorporators, members and/or directors’ responsibility to ensure that the required documents are sent to us by email or any other means. As soon as we receive the document, we will inform the applicant by email or telephonically.
SUBMISSION OF ANNUAL RETURNS AND APPLICATION OF TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES
By applying for an annual return submission or tax clearance certificate you grant us permission to act as your representative, customer and/or agent and to submit such information to the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC) and/or South African Revenue Services (SARS) on your behalf. This service is rendered at a fee as per our website applications page or otherwise communicated to you. You confirm that all information supplied to us is true and correct in every aspect and to notify us immediately should there be any errors in your application so that these can be corrected as soon as possible.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Register Your Business, its auditors, accounting officers, members, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party against incorrect, wrong and/or misleading information supplied and accept total responsibility for such information we submit on your behalf as per your application.
LINKS TO OUR WEBSITE
Links to our website may be shared, but must be directed to our home page, Register Your Business website.
You understand that it will be your responsibility to update all information that have changed or are incorrectly captured by the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC). If you want us to assist with this on your behalf, an additional fee, predetermined by us shall be payable. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only and is subject to change at any time without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose.
You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information, materials and application forms on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website. Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.