Company Structures & Business Re-structuring

Getting your company structure right from the commencement of your business is important to your long term success. If the ownership structure is not correct it can put at risk your assets and have taxation issues as a result of a lack of planning.

What is a company structure?

A company can be legally structured in many ways. Choosing the best legal structure for your company is one of the most important decisions you will make. A company is a distinct legal entity separate from its shareholders or officers. Each company structure has different requirements and you need to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of all structures.

Common company structures

The most common business and company structures are sole trader, partnership and proprietary limited company. Each one has advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to discuss your legal options with our team.

In deciding what structure to choose you should consider such factors as taxation, type and size of business, finance requirements and establishment costs. It is also important to know the structure you choose for your business may change in the future depending on its needs and requirements. As each business is unique, our team of business lawyers will be able to recommend the best options for you.

The team at FC Lawyers have extensive experience in advising clients of all sizes and from a variety of industries. Our clients include locally based and international businesses.

We meet with our clients other trusted advisers including their accountants to ensure that the structures that we be proposed comply with our clients’ taxation objectives as well as their asset protection and growth objectives for their business.

Our team will provide fixed-fee quotes in relation to this service.

What should you do next?

Contact our team today to discuss your company structures or any business-related legal needs.