If you want to walk fast, walk alone. But if you want to walk far, walk together. – Ratan Tata

Let us first go through this data published Professional Development Committee ICAI  February-2019 edition, where almost 70% CA practicing as a Proprietorship firm and around only 3% partnership firm having more than 6 partners.

Numbers of Partners based Firm

There are numerous benefits of Partnership Firm for Professionals:-

Ease for Clients:-

Now a days Time is money, nobody has time to deal with so many Professionals and hence client prefers one stop solution for his all problems. Therefore a multidisciplinary firm is best format to grow fast where client can get one window solution for his majority of work.

Synergy Benefits: –

  • To handle Big tasks, A Big team is required and that is possible through Partnership Firm only.
  • The diversity of work is increased so much and Laws are changing very fast that it s not possible for an individual to have all information on his own therefore partners can use each other’s expertise and perform work with Quality in given time.
  • Exchange of client’s work leads to tremendous growth of an Individual. For Example: A Chartered Accountant enters into partnership with Company secretary hence all corporate compliance work can directly diluted to CS and vice-a-versa.

Mandatory for Certain Audits:-

While Approaching for Bank Audits and Audits of PSUs their mandatory requirement includes minimum years of experience and minimum number of partners therefore if you are not a Partnership Firm even  you are not eligible to empanel yourself.

Goodwill:-

As a person you can not sell your self but instead you can sell Brand name of Your Firm. If at sometime if you want to retire you can sell your share and encash your goodwill as well.

All These benefits also come with a few problems as following:-

  • Trust and confidence in your partner is first and most important requirement of Partnership Firm.
  • Partnership is all about Team work if you do not know how to work in a team it is very difficult for you to work. You have to shift from ‘I” to “WE”.
  • Management is also one of the crucial part as it is quite difficult to manage such intelligent brain under one roof.

Author Bio

Qualification: CA in Practice
Company: Reeturaj k Verma & Associates
Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, IN
Member Since: 06 May 2020 | Total Posts: 1

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10 Comments

    1. CAReeturajVerma says:

      As per Clause-4 of Part-I of First schedule of Chartered Accountant Act, 1949 read with Regulation No 53B of The Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 – Yes, an Advocate and Chartered Accountant can enter into Partnership.[ Refer Point-3 of such Regulation :- Advocate, member, Bar Council of India established under the Advocates Act, 1961 ]

  1. Mahavir Kapshe says:

    It has been the need of the hour. Scale of businesses has grown up in multiples whereas our service units has been stagnated in size, knowledge base, adoption & absorption of technology. Unless we join hands would not be able to give justice to the services demanded by Businesses & Industries.

  2. NISARG JOSHI says:

    Sir I want some opinion on Current changes in Finance regime . How may I Get your Phone number for Virtual meeting ..

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