Company Secretary Services in Australia
FastLane Group offers proficient and comprehensive company secretary services in Australia including company formation and registration, annual return filing, shareholder and director management, and Corporate governance advice. Our team of Company Secretaries provides strategic support with customized and localized expertise, ensuring compliance with diverse requirements for all your legal entities in Australia.
Why Choose Us
Dedicated Account Manager
Enjoy a dedicated account manager to help get onboard with the local requirements in Australia.
Designated Representative Services
Get a complementary free consultation on company structuring, ongoing administration, and management for onshore and offshore operations.
Registered Office Address
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Company Formation and Governance
- Streamlined Australia company setup
- Appointment and change of company director
- Compliance with local ownership and control regulations
- Provision of audit support services
Compliance and Regulatory Support
- Provision of a registered address and change of registered office address
- Preparation and filing of annual returns
- Assistance with business registration fee processing
- Liaison for secretarial, statutory, compliance, accounting, and tax advice
Corporate Actions and Share Management
- Dividend distribution handling
- Issuing, allotment, and transfer of shares
- Preparation of written resolutions for AGM
Efficient Company Deregistration
- Assistance in the smooth process of company deregistration
- Complying with legal requirements and procedures
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Frequently Answered Questions
The Australian government provides various incentives to Australian companies on a case-by-case basis. Such incentives include assistance in training, research & development in addition to import and export related activities. So long as the Australian government considers a company and their initiatives will offer significant economic benefits to Australia, the applicant company will be considered eligible to enjoy these incentives.
Company secretarial (CoSec) services include everything from
- Administering the company’s registers and records
- Preparing and filing company documents with ASIC
- Advising the board of directors on legal and compliance matters
- Providing secretarial support to the board of directors
- Overseeing the company’s corporate governance practices
Company secretarial services help businesses maintain compliance with local regulations and administrative tasks, which can help business owner avoid penalties, fines, and lawsuits.
There are 4 main qualities that you should look for:
- Qualifications and experience in corporate governance
- In-depth local knowledge and world experience
- A broad range of services tailored to your company’s needs
- The ability to work with your company to progress
- FastLane Group is a leading provider of professional corporate services, accounting firm services, and company incorporation solutions for Australian businesses. We have a team of experienced and qualified professionals who can provide you with the services you need to ensure that your company is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
- FastLane Group has a deep understanding of the local business environment and the laws and regulations that apply to your company. We are also familiar with international best practices.
- FastLane Group offers a wide range of services tailored to your company’s needs. We can help you with everything from incorporating and registering your company to maintaining your company’s records and providing advice on corporate governance.
- FastLane Group is committed to providing you with the best possible service. We are always available to answer your questions and to help you with your needs.
Yes, you can change your company secretary in Australia. The process is relatively simple and can be completed online through the ASIC website. Here are the steps involved:
- The current company secretary must resign in writing. This can be done by sending a letter of resignation to the company directors or by completing ASIC Form 370 (Notification by Officeholder of Resignation or Retirement).
- The company directors must then appoint a new company secretary. This can be done by passing a resolution at a board meeting or by completing ASIC Form 484 (Change of Company Secretary).
- Within 28 days of the change, the company must lodge a copy of the resignation letter or Form 370 with ASIC, as well as a copy of the resolution appointing the new company secretary or Form 484.