General Circular No. 4/2011 dated 04.03.2011

Objective – Applications are being made to the Central Government for payment of remuneration to the Non – Whole Time Directors in the form of Commission even when the Total Commission to be paid to their Non – Whole Time Director(s) falls within the limit of 1% of net profit [when the Company has a Whole Time Director(s) or a Managing Director(s)] or within the limit of 3% [when the Company does not have a Whole Time Director(s) or a Managing Director(s)] in addition to the Sitting Fees.

Features of the Circular – Company shall not require the approval of Central Government for making payment of remuneration by way of Commission to its Non – Whole Time Director(s) in addition to the Sitting Fees, if the Total Commission to be paid to all those None – Whole Time Directors does not exceed 1% of net profit [when the Company has a Whole Time Director(s) or a Managing Director(s)] or within the limit of 3% [when the Company does not have a Whole Time Director(s) or a Managing Director(s)].

***************

General Circular No. 4/2011 , Dated:- 4th March, 2011

Subject:- Payment of commission to Non-Whole Time Directors of the company under section 309(4) (b) of the Companies Act, 1956.

Companies are making applications to the Central Government for payment of remuneration in the form of commission to their Non-Whole Time Director(s) even when the total commission to be paid to all the Non-Whole Time Director(s) taken together falls within the limit of 1% of net profit of the company under Section 198 of the Act [when the company has a Whole Time Director(s) or a Managing Director(s)] or within the limit of 3% net profit of the company under Section 198 of the Act [when the company does not have a Managing Director or a Non-Whole Time Director(s)] in addition to the sitting fee. This is based on a decision of this Ministry taken in File No. 6(a) CL-I/66 issued several decades back.

2.It has now been decided that a company shall not require approval of the Central Government for making payment of remuneration by way of commission to its Non- Whole Time Director(s) in addition to the sitting fee if the total commission to be paid to all those Non-Whole Time Directors does not exceed 1% of the net profit of the company if it has a Whole Time Director(s) or 3% of the net profit of the company if does not have a Managing Director or Whole Time Director(s).

(L. K. i rivedi)

Under Secretary

More Under Company Law

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Search Posts by Date

September 2021
M T W T F S S
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930