What is a Public Officer?

A public officer is a company’s representative to the ATO and is responsible for the company’s obligations under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 Section 252. The public officer is responsible for the company complying with the act and is also...

How to Register a Company

If you are not sure what name to give your new company when you register with ASIC, a name is not essential or compulsory.  It can be the exclusive company number (ACN) automatically issued by ASIC upon registration.  The ACN can be utilised as your company...

What is the Role of a Settlor?

A person who has been named as Settlor in a discretionary trust only has one duty to undertake,  he/she makes a gift of the “settled sum”, usually a nominal amount paid by cheque, once the Deed has been signed by both the Trustee to the trust &...