Corporate Secretarial

Company legislation requires businesses to perform several administration tasks that take up a lot of valuable company time. The last thing you need as a business owner is to be stressed out trying to ensure you comply with the Corporations Law. The possible threat of penalties for failing to keep up with the changing rules is too great a risk to take. Our accounting services ensure your business is complying with the ATO’s regulations leaving you free to perform day to day operations and decision making knowing we will be here to meet your deadlines and advise you with over 40 years of professional experience.

Our Corporate Secretarial values

We pride ourselves on offering only the best corporate secretarial services in Perth to you including:

  • Precise and accurate financial recording
  • Ensuring your business’s best interests are a priority
  • Staying accessible to you when you have need support
  • Providing timeframes and pricing upfront

At Thorntons Business Advisors our corporate secretarial services can relieve this burden for you. Our service includes:

General advice on company law

We can advise you on the appropriate business structure for your goals, minimising tax and costs, whilst maximising asset protection and income, keep you on track with your reporting obligations and resolve any compliance queries.

Company Formations

Our advisors can assist you right from the start with company formations, business name applications, transfers, de-registrations and cancellations required for ASIC and the ATO.


Preparing Minutes & Resolutions

We can prepare meeting minutes and resolutions in a professional manner to ensure you have an accurate and thorough record of correspondence and resolutions. We can also maintain your statutory books including:

  • The register of the company’s members.
  • The register of directors.
  • The register of directors’ residential addresses.
  • The register of secretaries (if applicable)
  • The register of charges registered against the company.
  • Minute books including copies of shareholder resolutions passed.
  • Assistance with changes of directors, shareholders, addresses, and office details.

Bonus Issues

Bonus shares are additional shares a shareholder receives for an existing holding of shares in the company. Our business advisors can assist with how to handle the issue and treatment of bonus shares and/or dividends. Bonus issues can affect your Capital Gains Tax and cost base and are treated differently depending on the date issued and accessibility.

Share Transfers

When changes occur and shares trade hands, we can assist with share transfers through ASIC, prepare accounting entries and maintain the Members register and Share Transfer Register to keep your records as up to date as possible in a timely manner and comply with reporting deadlines.

Registered Office Facility

We can act as your registered office and meet ASIC requirements such as statutory letters and legal notices, so you never miss any important documents or due dates.

Corporate Governance Requirements

Our professional advisors can ensure your business is kept up to date and operating as efficiently as possible by providing Corporate Governance support. This includes the following:

  • Managing conflicts and shareholder interests
  • Annual general meetings to enhance long term performance.
  • Risk identification and management
  • Handling of confidential information
  • Financial reporting and audit
  • Insolvency
  • Fundraising
  • Takeovers

Speak to us today

Contact us for further information on corporate secretarial services and how we can help you get back to running your business.