Are you just starting out in business

If your just starting out in business , looking at buying an investment property, making financial investments or just wanting to protect your estate from business dealings then it’s a great time to consider what the most appropriate structure is.

It’s important to weigh the advantages and disadvantages of the options available including both the commercial and taxation consequences.

The main options are:

  • Individual ownership or Sole trader
  • Partnership
  • Look Through Company
  • Company
  • Trust

We can offer advice for what we think is the best structure for your particular circumstances.

Company Incorporation

If you want to start a company we can do that for you – usually within 24 hours, including

  • Name approval
  • Tailored company constitution
  • Set up of company register , including shareholders, directors etc.
  • Completion of IRD income tax and GST registration

Company Administration Service

We can also take care of the administration of the company make sure it complies with the Companies Act

  • Acting as the Registered Office & Office for Service & Communication
  • Maintaining a Company Statutory file in accordance with the Companies Act 1993
  • Preparation of minutes and resolutions including the Annual General Meeting Minute
  • Preparation of and filing the annual return at the companies office


A Trust requires a Trust deed to be prepared and this is best prepared by a lawyer experienced in doing this- we can introduce you to a lawyer.

Need the right insight? We would love to help!

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