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A compelling case for Australia
The standard of living in Australia has risen significantly over the past 15 years. Today, it surpasses that of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and the United Kingdom.
It presents a compelling business case for regional headquarters to target the dynamic Asia Pacific region.
Australia has constantly been regarded as one of the world’s easiest countries to begin a business. It has many government incentives for different industries, a diverse and well-educated talent pool, and close proximity to leading Asian markets.
Attractive regulatory environment
It is an increasingly diverse and multicultural nation with a legal system which is a mixture of common law and statute, similar to the legal system in the United Kingdom.
The Australian Government recognises the need for a regulatory framework to keep pace with financial market developments and one of the most competitive, open and flexible economies in the world.
The Government welcomes and encourages foreign investment and immigration consistent with community interests.
Australia’s Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
Foreign investment has helped build Australia’s economy and will continue to enhance the wellbeing of Australians by supporting economic growth and innovation into the future.
Australia participates in international organisations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), the G20, APEC, ASEAN and the OECD to help build Australia’s economic growth and prosperity.
As a founding member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), it is involved in more than 30 APEC sub-forums, and it hosted the APEC most recently in 2007.
Through the APEC, Australia works to drive economic growth within the region by promoting the advancement of regional economic integration and making progress on achieving free and open trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific.
Broadly speaking, it has FTAs with a wide span of countries including but not limited to Singapore, Phillippines, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and more. Over the last year Australia has come to trade agreements with India and the United Kingdom.
Where a foreign company intends to carry on a business through a company in Australia, it must either register as a Registered Foreign Company with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), incorporate a subsidiary in Australia, or establish a branch office in Australia.
A summary and comparison of the various compliance obligations of a subsidiary company or registered foreign company is available upon request.
Our Comprehensive Services
We are well-positioned for you
We are well-placed to meet the needs of inbound businesses or investors, providing assistance on local or cross-border tax and legal issues with a multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of professional services to clients.
This context of service delivery gives us a unique perspective into our clients’ wider business issues and enables us to ensure that our clients receive commercial and timely advice.
The InCorp suite of services for inbound investors or businesses includes:
- Structuring advice;
- Outsourced accounting, payroll and finance function (Virtual CFO) services;
- Taxation compliance and consulting including international tax, transfer pricing, employee share schemes and tax structuring;
- Government grant eligibility and assistance;
- Statutory audit services;
- Corporate advisory services including mergers and acquisitions, divestments, joint ventures, debt/equity financing, management consulting and corporate governance; and
- Resident directorship services