Register Company

Company

Number of Business Owners: 1-2+

Advantages:

  • Shareholders’ liability is limited to the value of their shares
  • Companies pay tax at a lower rate
  • Some personal asset protection

Disadvantages:

  • More complex structure with ongoing administrative requirements, eg company tax returns, reporting to ASIC & ATO
  • Director & shareholder details are on the public record
  • Directors can be liable for the losses of the company

Quick tip! Make sure to get all company officers and shareholders/members to sign a consent form before you register your company. Get your forms here:

pdfConsent to act as Director

pdfConsent to act as Secretary

pdfConsent to act as Public Officer

pdfConsent to act as a Member - Individual member

pdfConsent to act as a Member - Company member

Starting up a business using a company structure? Proprietary limited companies are commonly used in Australia to run businesses. A company is a separate legal entity run by its directors, and owned by its shareholders. It is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). 

Startup World will register your company with ASIC, and you'll receive expertly drafted documents for your corporate register including a company constitution and instructions on what to do next!

For more information, click on the links below: 

Company Incorporation – includes all legal documentation for a valid Australian registered proprietary limited company

$633 (incl GST+ ASIC fee of $479) - Standard Package (Delivered electronically)

$699 (incl GST + ASIC fee of $479) - Standard Package + hardcopy printing, binding and delivery 

It takes about 10 minutes to submit the necessary information to kick-start your applications. What are you waiting for?

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Don't forget- We can get all of your other businesss registrations sorted at the same time:

Australian Business Number (ABN)

GST Registration – if the expected annual turnover of the business is $75,000 or more

PAYG Withholding – if the company will be employing people to work in the business

Tax File Number (TFN) for the company

Business Name Registration – if the company will trade under anything other than its own name

Registered ASIC Agent No. 34174

Registered ASIC Agent State Revenue Office Victoria

Registered Agent SRO Victoria

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Registered Agent OSR NSW

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