Hindu Undivided Family Registration

Solubilis facilitates Hindu Undivided Family registration in India. With expert assistance and affordable costs, we ensure seamless compliance with the provisions of Section 2(31) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. An HUF, automatically created in a Hindu family, gains a separate entity for taxation purposes. We Solubilis are known for efficient HUF registration services nationwide. HUF provides a structured and organized way for managing family assets. It allows for pooling of resources and joint ownership of assets, simplifying the management of family wealth. HUFs can be particularly useful for succession planning as it allows the smooth transfer of assets from one generation to another without the need for complex legal procedures. The continuity of the HUF remains unaffected by individual changes within the family.


Hindu Undivided Family registration entails several key characteristics:

  • A minimum of two related family members, typically starting with the husband and wife.
  • Members become coparceners by birth, including minors.
  • The senior-most member serves as the Karta, having complete control over family and business matters.
  • HUF is recognized as a separate tax entity with the ability to own assets and borrow money.
  • HUF has perpetual existence, with the next eldest member becoming Karta upon the death of the current one.
  • Karta exercises full control over HUF management.
  • HUF deed
  • Minimum two members of a family

Solubilis aids in tax planning for income through HUF registration.

Documents required

For a smooth Hindu Undivided Family registration in India, ensure you have the following essential documents:

  • PAN Card
  • Electricity Bill or any other utility bill for the address proof
  • Aadhar Card or Voter ID of the Members for ID proof for registration process

Solubilis makes the HUF registration hassle-free with expert assistance.

Procedure to Register

Follow these straightforward steps to register your Hindu Undivided Family (HUF):

Step 1: HUF deed

  • HUF Deed Draft a formal Hindu Undivided Family deed on a stamp paper. Clearly state the names of the Karta (head) and coparceners.

Step 2: Apply for HUF Pan Card

  • Apply for HUF PAN Card as HUF is a distinct entity, apply for a separate PAN card using Form 49A. This can be done online or in person.

Step 3: Open HUF Bank Account

  • Open HUF Bank Account to receive payments, open a bank account in any bank. Ensure the HUF registration documents are properly stamped, and use a rectangular rubber stamp for authenticity.


In a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), the senior-most male member, known as the Karta, leads and manages the family affairs.

Absolutely! Prior to January 2016, women were not considered eligible to be the Karta of a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF). However, a ground-breaking decision by the Delhi High Court allowed females to assume the role of Karta. Despite this judicial development, the Income Tax Act has not officially recognized this change.

Certainly! A Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) isn't bound to be a resident of India. If the control and management of the HUF are located outside India, it is considered a non-resident entity. When the affairs of the HUF are overseen from a location beyond India, it is categorized as a non-resident HUF.

Certainly! While the Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) is eligible for deductions under section 80C, it's important to note that both the HUF and its individual members cannot simultaneously claim deductions for the same investment or expense under this section.

For a Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), being a resident of India is contingent on the control and management of its affairs transpiring wholly or partially within the country. Notably, if the Karta, the family head, is a non-resident, the family's resident status persists unless pivotal decisions about the family are orchestrated outside India. This nuanced criterion emphasizes that the residency of an HUF extends beyond the physical location of its Karta.

A Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) necessitates a minimum of two members for its formation; a solitary individual cannot establish an HUF.

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