- Find out what you need to do to incorporate a New Zealand company and the information you need to gather.
- Follow these steps to reserve a company name on the Companies Register.
- Transfer your reservation of a company name to another person or organisation.
You need to provide us with contact details for your company and keep them up to date.
- Get an IRD number, register as an employer and register for GST when you incorporate a new company.
- The steps to registering the appointment of a company director.
- The steps to follow when registering company shareholders
- How to manage your director and shareholder consent forms.
- Find out how companies issue and record share details.
- You can incorporate a company in New Zealand with or without a constitution.
- Find out how to register a company that's incorporated in another country as an NZ business.
- Tell us if your company has an ultimate holding company (UHC).
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Before you start a company
Keeping company details up to date
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