Before knowing the procedure of starting the investment company you have to know what is “investment partnership”?
Investment partnership is unlike to common business company. The basic definition of partnership means the “contribution of two or more individuals in the business”. So, an investment partnership means all the partners involved in this partnership have different liabilities and tax benefits. There is one general partner that makes decisions on a daily basis and makes a business structure. In simple words, that partner has managerial responsibilities. Other partners are not involved in managerial activities. That partner can be an individual or any entity that upholds all the managerial activities.
Who will own the managerial activities is written in the agreement. This agreement also involved the proportion of profit and loss, resolve disputes and change in ownership structure, etc. The proportion of profit and loss is divided according to their investment ratio. They can invest money, property, labor, or skills. Investment partnership is also called limited investment company or limited partnerships.
How to Start an Investment Partnership?
There are different steps to start an investment partnership or limited partnership.
Agreement with Partners
Making an agreement is an essential part of this partnership. This agreement is made between the partners that include all the important points like the percentage of loss, profit, responsibilities of every partner, limitations of every partner, who will govern the managerial activities, etc.
Here a question arises “Why this agreement is important?”. The answer is very simple that is to avoid any future issues. When you decide to start an investment partnership you should have in your mind that you will face many difficulties. That’s why to make an agreement between the partners is an important part of this business.
Apply for GST and ABN
To start the investment partnership, you apply for the ABN. You get ABN after register your business name. Once you have registered for ABN, the next step is to apply for GST on the behalf of ABN.
Having Tax File Number (TFN)
Every partnership must have its own TFN. Every partner in this business has his own superannuation that is very important for the partner and also for the partnership. In an investment partnership, one important thing is to look after the superannuation arrangements of each employee or partner.
Need for a Lawyer
In every partnership business, the need for a lawyer is mandatory. All the paperwork (agreement) is done with the help of a lawyer. Your lawyer gets approval from the court and your company name registered. After name registration, you can work officially.
Investment partnership includes two or more persons. This partnership business starts after an agreement. This agreement has all the important points related to the business like profit, loss, and manager name, etc.
After the agreement, one person becomes a general partner having all managerial responsibilities while others work as co-workers. The manager assigns the duty of their co-workers. For becoming the partner you can contribute assets, money, skills, property, and labor.
You can start your company after officialized your company name. First, you name your company, then take the application form from the country’s capital. You fill the form and attach the required documents. After that, you need a lawyer for court work. Your lawyer helps you to officially register your company name.