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Your business

Your business structure

Are you eligible to operate a business?

Protecting yourself

Small business

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Tools and resources for business names and companies

Registering a business name

Before you start

Steps to register your business name

Registering a company

Before you register a company

Steps to register a company

Running a company

Company officeholder duties

Annual statements

Members of a company


Renewing your business name

How to renew your business name

Changes to your company

Changing company addresses

Changing a company name

Changing a company type

Changing officeholder details

Passing a company resolution

Cancel your business name

Before you cancel your business name

Steps to cancel your business name

Once you cancel your business name

ASIC initiated cancellation of business name

Closing your company


Effects of deregistration

Reinstating a deregistered company

Transfer your business name

Who needs to transfer a business name

Stop your business name transfer

Steps to transfer a business name to a new owner

Steps to register a business name with a transfer number

Changing your business name ABN