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Hidden In Plain Sight: Tax Havens For Small Business

Hidden In Plain Sight: Tax Havens For Small Business

Shell companies, offshore accounts, beneficial ownership, bearer shares, nominees. Tax havens.

Once upon a time, these were concepts rarely discussed outside boardrooms and academia.

Today, they are well and truly part of the public conversation, following the extensive media coverage of recent events such as the Panama Papers data leak.

More so than ever, I have found the topic of tax havens popping up in conversations with curious clients, colleagues, family and friends. Most have read how the mega-wealthy, huge corporations and criminal networks can use them to hide assets and avoid tax. Yet, what I’ve often found they are really interested in understanding, is the juncture between small business and tax havens. 

How to Manage Your Own Company Secretarial File [Guide for Small Business Owners].

How to Manage Your Own Company Secretarial File [Guide for Small Business Owners].

In this post I’m going to show you how to: Identify what your company secretarial file contains, keep your company secretarial file up to date and notify ASIC of changes to your company.

I’m even going to give you the template documents you need to evidence key company decisions, appoint or remove a company director, appoint or remove a company secretary, declare solvency and change a company’s registered address.