Company Registration

Everything you need to know about starting and running, including how to nominate directors and shareholders.

What is a shelf company? Does EasyCompanies have shelf companies?

A shelf company is itself a company that has been registered though never active and has been metaphorically ‘left on the shelf’. It was popular in times past for people to purchase a shelf company so that all the hassle involved in setting up the company at first instance was avoided. However, with the appearance of service-providers like EasyCompanies, it is now usually more cost effective and much quicker to register a new company.

EasyCompanies registers new Australian proprietary companies and does not offer shelf companies for businesses to use.

This information is of a general nature only and does not constitute professional advice. You must seek professional advice in relation to your particular circumstances before acting.

Updated — Sep 6, 2015

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