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Company Incorporation

Everything you need to successfully and compliantly establish an incorporated company in Australia.

Our Australian company incorporation services

If you choose to establish an Australian company, this will be classed as its own legal entity able to conduct business throughout the country.

What’s required to establish an Australian company

To comply with current regulations, you’ll need to:

  • Name your company: The name can't be identical to another, misleading or offensive
  • Establish your company management: You must appoint at least one Director and one Public Officer who both reside in Australia
  • Provide details of the ultimate holding company
  • Provide details of the number of shares: Minimum requirement is 1 share at A$1.00

What's required before you start trading

Once you’ve established your Australian company, you’ll need to:

  • Register for an Australian Business Number (ABN): This unique ID number will enable your business to deal with government departments, and it must be displayed on your invoices
  • Open a business bank account: With a bank licensed to operate in Australia
  • Register for the Goods & Services Tax: This is required if your GST turnover meets or exceeds A$75,000 per annum
  • Register for a company Tax File Number (TFN): This is ideally applied for from the date the company is registered
  • Register for Pay as You Go (PAYG): This is applicable if you intend to employ staff or pay interest to an overseas affiliate

We can get you up and running in Australia in just 4 weeks.

Everything you need to successfully and compliantly establish an incorporated company in Australia. Our streamlined process means your Australian presence can be fully operational within four weeks of providing us all required information.  

 

Contact CoSec to get started.

For more details on what’s required to establish an Australian company, including information on business banking, download our Fact Sheet.