Starting a company - How to start a company

This section details how to register a company with us and the things you need to keep in mind.

Important notice

Please note that this information sheet is a summary giving you basic information about a particular topic. It does not cover the whole of the relevant law regarding that topic, and it is not a substitute for professional advice. Omission of any matter on this information sheet will not relieve a company or its officers from any penalty incurred by failing to comply with the statutory obligations of the Corporations Act.

You should also note that because this information sheet avoids legal language wherever possible, it might include some generalisations about the application of the law. Some provisions of the law referred to have exceptions or important qualifications. In most cases your particular circumstances must be taken into account when determining how the law applies to you.

This is Information Sheet 61 (INFO 61), reissued in October 2016. Information sheets provide concise guidance on a specific process or compliance issue or an overview of detailed guidance.

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Last updated: 19/10/2016 03:26