Business Structures

Crowd-Sourced Funding – a New Type of Company to Attract Investors to Your Business

The latest amendments to the Corporations Act extend Crowd-Sourced Funding Rights to private companies as well as unlisted public companies. The Amending Act removes the need for a proprietary company to convert to an unlisted private public company before seeking crowd-sourced funding. This means a private company which has more than one director can keep …

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What can you Tax-Deduct when Starting a Business?

If you’re starting a new business, changing the ‘business structure’ (like incorporating it), raising capital (equity), or even trying a takeover or defending against one, you can tax-deduct the professional (legal, accounting etc.) expenses associated with the process. These expenses cannot include asset depreciation or are deductible anywhere else in the Tax Act. So, what …

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Startup Business Structures | Early Stage Innovation Company

A big challenge which innovative startups face is attracting capital investment when what they are doing is so new that it also is, by definition, a gamble. At the start, you may qualify for a NSW State Government Grant.1 But your startup business structure is important for private investors to become involved in longer-term funding …

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