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Legal work for expanding a solo director company in Australia

By Vivian Michael | Company

Photo by Annie Spratt on UnsplashKnowing the legal work involved for expanding your solo director company helps you manage legal risk.  I’ll explain the legals you’ll need to expand and why, in the order of mandatory to best practice to help you manage your resources.  In a hurry? Jump ahead.  Quick Navigation Company structure changes (mandatory)Shareholder Agreement (best practice)Founders Agreement […]

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Which address should I use for an Australian company?

By Vivian Michael | International Startups

Photo by Kirsty TG on UnsplashWhen you setup your company, you’ll find a few questions about your business address details. Below is an explanation of what you need to know when setting up your business structure or changing your business address details.What’s the difference between all the address types?Virtual address The virtual address is simply an address that you can […]

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Legal status of a company vs a business name in Australia

By Vivian Michael | Business Structures

Photo by Henrique Félix on UnsplashWhen you’re setting up a business structure you will likely hear the phrase ‘a company has its own legal personality’, particularly when you read about different business structures in Australia. So what exactly does legal personality mean? And, what’s the status of a business name? We’ll discuss both below. Let’s begin with a company.  Company When you set up […]

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Selecting, using and changing an Australian company name

By Vivian Michael | Business Structures

Photo by Kieron Mannix on UnsplashHere are the rules you need to know about to select, use or change an Australian private company name. In a rush, jump ahead! Quick Navigation When a name won’t be availableNo name companies Acceptable abbreviationsReserving a company name Where to use your company name Names  you can’t use Changing a company name ASIC may direct a company to […]

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Why the company structure is most popular in Australia

By Vivian Michael | Business Structures

Photo by Liam Pozz on UnsplashThere are 4 business structures to choose from in Australia, these are the sole trader, company, partnership and trust structures.  Amongst these, the company is by far the most popular in Australia followed by sole trader, partnership and finally trusts. In fact, by the end of 2018, 38% of private businesses were companies in Australia.  So […]

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