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Financial services
IndustryFinancial services
FoundedOctober 2013; 10 years ago (2013-10)
FounderLionel Charles
Tamil Nadu
Number of locations
7 (2020)
Area served
Key people
Lionel Charles (CEO)
  • Trademark Registration
  • Company Registration
  • GST Registration
  • GST Return Filing
  • Income Tax Return Filing
Number of employees
500+ (2020)

IndiaFilings (registered as VERVE Financial Services Private Limited) is an Indian financial services company headquartered in Chennai. IndiaFilings is India's largest cloud-based business services platform and its diversified services includes, company registration, intellectual property protection, GST registration, GST filing, income tax filing, payroll and other business services.The company has served over 1 million customers with over 500 employees across 7 office locations.[1][2][3]

The company was founded in 2013 by Lionel Charles, who has a Bachelors in Accounting & Computer Science. He also has a Commercial Pilot License and Certified Public Accountant License from USA. Lionel serves as IndiaFilings’ CEO and Managing Director. IndiaFilings has seen immense growth right from the beginning of this business due to various measure taken by the Government to promote a Digital India.

IndiaFilings started with the vision of serving entrepreneurs and startups to grow their business with affordable solutions in the complicated tax structure of India. In 2019, IndiaFilings ventured into income tax filing services for individuals followed by entry into Mutual Funds distribution in 2020. IndiaFilings has been covered and praised by major news outlets of India for their prompt business services.[4][5]


IndiaFilings began its operation in October 2013 with a team of just 3 people. It started with a mission of making it simple for people to start a business. From there, the company subsequently ventured into various other verticals like intellecutal property protection, GST, income tax and compliance. Over a period of 5 years the company has grown to become India's largest online compliance services platform. In August 2014, IndiaFilings won the Red Herring Award at Asia 2014 conference. By 2017, the company had outgrown over 250 employees and had five office locations - reaching 500+ employees in 2020.[6]

IndiaFilings owns the product iCFO - which is a platform for thousands of people looking to start and grow their business. The company’s vision is to be a partner to all businesses through the business lifecycle.[7][8]


IndiaFilings offers a wide range of financial and legal services for businesses to stay compliant and grow unreservedly. IndiaFilings is a pioneer in taxes and manifestations of business documents. has a dedicated staff of experienced Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Lawyers, Cost Accountants, Chartered Engineers and Bankers to offer an extensive assistance for little and medium measured undertakings.The following are some of the selected services in the various categories.


IndiaFilings offers a full stack of services for starting a business in India.

Service Category
Proprietorship For Indian Owners
Public Limited Company For Indian Owners
Private Limited Company For Indian Owners
Limited Liability Partnership For Indian Owners
One Person Company For Indian Owners
Partnership For Indian Owners
Indian Subsidiary For Foreign Owners
Nidhi Company Special Entities
Producer Company Special Entities
Section 8 Company Special Entities
USA Company Registration Special Entities
Professional Tax Registrations
Trade License Registrations
FSSAI Registration Registrations
Import Export Code Registrations
Udyog Aadhaar Registrations
Digital Signature Registrations
Check Company or LLP Name Availability Other

Intellectual Property

IndiaFilings offers various services to protect intellectual property like trademarks, patents, copyrighting and designs.

Service Category
Trademark Registration Trademark
Trademark Objection Trademark
Trademark Opposition Trademark
Trademark Renewal Trademark
Copyright Registration Others
Design Registration Others
Provisional Patent Others
Patent Registration Others
Find trademark class for over 8000 goods and services Others

Goods & Services Tax

IndiaFilings offers a full suite of GST services like GST registration, GST return filing, GST cancellation and more.

Service Category
GST LUT Filing GST Services
Temporary GST Registration GST Services
GST Registration for Foreigners GST Services
GST Annual Return GST Services
GST Invoicing GST Services
GST Registration GST Services
GST Return Filing GST Tools & Apis
eWay Bill GST Tools & Apis
Input Tax Credit GST Tools & Apis
GST Software for Accountants GST Tools & Apis
GSTIN Verification GST Tools & Apis
GST Registration Cancellation GST Tools & Apis

Income Tax

In India all individuals are required to record an annual assessment form every year. IndiaFilings platforms and mobile application helps in filing Income tax and income tax return forms for its clients.

Service Category
Proprietorship Annual Compliance
Partnership Annual Compliance
Private Limited Company Annual Compliance
Limited Liability Partnership Annual Compliance
Foreign Subsidiary Annual Compliance
ITR-6 Form Filing Income Tax
Form 16 Issuance Income Tax
TDS Return Filing Income Tax
Income Tax Notice Income Tax
ITR-7 Form Filing Income Tax
ITR-1 Form Filing Income Tax
ITR-2 Form Filing Income Tax
ITR-3 Form Filing Income Tax
ITR-4 Form Filing Income Tax
ITR-5 Form Filing Income Tax
Companies Fresh Start Scheme Other


IndiaFilings has qualified teams of legal and financial experts to help SMEs with payroll and corporate compliance.

Service Category
Payroll Payroll Compliance
Pf Registration Payroll Compliance
Pf Return Filing Payroll Compliance
Esi Registration Payroll Compliance
Registered Office Change Corporate Filings
Add Directors Corporate Filings
Remove Directors Corporate Filings
Increase Authorized Capital Corporate Filings
Share Transfer Corporate Filings
Moa Amendment Corporate Filings
Winding Up Of Company Corporate Filings
Winding Up Of Llp Corporate Filings


IndiaFilings offers various document creation and managing services in real estate, corporate and website policies. With the experienced team of content writers and subject matter experts, IndiaFilings is a leading provider of business services in India.

Service Category
Lease Deed - Commercial Property Real Estate
Notice To Vacate Tenant Real Estate
Lease Deed - Residential Property Real Estate
Account Opening Resolution Corporate
Section 138 Notice Corporate
Partnership Deed Corporate
Offer Letter Employment
Appointment Letter Employment
Resignation Letter Employment
Website Terms And Conditions Website Policies
Website Privacy Policy Website Policies
Website Disclaimer Policy Website Policies

Learning center

IndiaFilings is committed to raise awareness on various business topics and educate Entrepreneurs. The IndiaFilings Learning Center provides a platform with various articles, videos and business tips and guides on a wide range of topics from the experts of the industry.[9][10]


The Red Herring Award for Asia 2014 organized at Hong Kong on August 27, 2014. The award was headed by numerous prominent speakers at the meeting with foundation and involvement with funding including Ravi Narayan, Director of Microsoft Ventures, Hurst Lin of DCM, General Partner (a famous investment firm), and Melissa Yang, Co-Founder of Tujia., was awarded the Red Herring Top 100 Asia 2014 champs. Innovation industry administrators, financial specialists, and planners have esteemed the Red Herring 100 records as an instrument for finding and pushing the most encouraging private endeavors from around the globe. The Red Herring Top 100 honor features the most energizing new companies from Asia, Europe, and the Americas.[11][12]

In the media



  1. V, NARAYANAN. "When small businesses gain big from IndiaFilings". @businessline. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  2. "IndiaFilings Launches New Office at Mumbai". Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  3. "The top corporate and law firm filers in India revealed | World Trademark Review". Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  4. "ConqHR HR suite launched by". Hindustan Times. 2020-01-13. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  5. "IndiaFilings to launch desktop based LEDGERS GST accounting software". @businessline. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  6. Rebello, Maleeva (2019-12-18). "IndiaFilings boss says running a business is like riding a Boeing 747". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  7. "Making india business-friendly". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  8. "Cloud Based GST Accounting Software for SMEs Launched by IndiaFilings". Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  9. "LEDGERS.Plus for Accountants Launched by". Devdiscourse. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  10. Charles, Lionel. "Effects Of Pandemic On MSMEs". BW Businessworld. Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  11. Bhalla, Tarush (2015-07-18). ", gives traditional CAs and CSs a run for their money". Retrieved 2020-05-08.
  12. Vaitheesvaran, Bharani; Elizabeth, Shilpa (2015-06-05). "Legal and tax professionals flock to legal tech startups like MeetUrPro, IndiaFilings & Vakilsearch". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2020-05-08.

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