New Zealand LTD shelf company

Price per company

3890 EUR

  • Registration costs included
  • Registered agent costs included
  • Document legalization included
  • Generic POA included

Price per next year

2890 EUR

  • Annual government fees included
  • Registered agent costs included
  • General POA for the current year included

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We provide IT solutions and marketing services. As our company grows, we regularly need legal services. For a long time, we have been working with team, which quickly solves everything we need for a commercial registry. We are satisfied with the quality and service we receive.

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Arturs Rasnacis
Board member of SIA Cunami Web
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Very quick and friendly service. I’m pleased that communication takes place in hours, not days. The first time the company was founded, there was a lot of confusion, but I always got the information I needed. If there were some difficulties, they quickly resolved the problem and the necessary documents were received. Thank you.

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Jānis Gorjačko
Board member of SIA JG Fitness
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We have been working with team for several years, which helps us solve legal issues. When we need to provide documentation for the commercial registry, or if we have any questions, we always know that we will get the expected results quickly.

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Kristīne Gržibovska
Board member of SIA Vendella

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Why is New Zealand a suitable place to register a company?

New Zealand as a place to register a company is attractive because:

  • New Zealand is considered a prestigious business tool with tax status
  • The jurisdiction of New Zealand is not included in the blacklist of other countries, so there is no restriction on cooperation between residents of different countries.
  • as a non-resident of the European Union, a New Zealand company is an appropriate tool for purchasing goods in the European Union countries and exporting and reselling them outside the European Union.

Essential to know

Since 2011, New Zealand has significantly increased its claims on companies registered in the country, in particular with regard to accounting and reporting standards.

In New Zealand, any company with limited liability is taxable and is required to prepare an annual financial report on a regular basis as well as to submit a corporate tax return.

New Zealand – Useful Facts:

New Zealand is an island country and is one of the most developed countries in the Pacific. Unlike Latvia, New Zealand is enjoying the warmest part of the year in December, January and February, while the coldest months in New Zealand are June, July and August.

Although New Zealand was a British colony until 1907, and New Zealand regained full independence in 1947, the Queen of New Zealand is still appointed by the British Queen to date.

  • Area: 268 020 km2
  • Population: 4 500 000
  • State facility: Republic
  • Capital: Wellington (English)
  • Official languages: English and Maori
  • Official Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

What are the operating rules for a New Zealand registered company?

  • Business Type: Joint Stock Company (Company Limited by Shares, Ltd.).
  • Directors: New Zealand Registered Ltd. the company needs at least 1 director who is a natural person from any country. The list of directors must be submitted to the New Zealand Enterprise Register.
  • Shareholders: New Zealand Registered Ltd. the company needs at least 1 shareholder – a natural or legal person from any country. If a shareholder is a non-resident of New Zealand, the company is obliged to conduct a full audit under the direction of the licensed auditor. The list of shareholders must be submitted to the New Zealand Enterprise Register.
  • Secretary: The appointment of a secretary is not a mandatory requirement.
  • Authorized Share Capital: The standard registered share capital is 100 shares with no par value.
  • Name: The name should end with Limited. If a company wants to include Bank, Insurance, Trust, etc. in the title, it needs a special license.
  • Founder Data: Information about the business owner (the beneficial owner) is only known to the authorized person. For others it is confidential.
  • Yearly Report: Starting from the company registration date, the annual income statement must be submitted every 12 months.
  • Financial reports: required to submit every year.
  • Taxes: The standard corporate income tax rate for New Zealand residents is 28%.
  • Double Taxation: New Zealand has more than 30 double tax (non-tax) agreements.

How to start a business in New Zealand?

If New Zealand is the place where you want to start a business, then you need to pay the New Zealand government fee and prepare registration documents.

Standard Corporate Documents New Zealand Ltd. company includes:

  • Registration Certificate issued by New Zealand Enterprise Register
  • the constitution / statute of the company signed by the founder
  • the minutes of the company meeting confirming the appointment of the directors and the distribution of shares;
  • two general powers
  • document certifying the rights of the beneficial owner;
  • nominal director resignation letter (without date),
  • the declaration of the appointed shareholders, \ t
  • share certificate (s)
  • company stamp
  • possibly other documents depending on the specifics of the company to be registered.

Company registration takes 5-6 working days, and the approximate time for company documents is 5-6 weeks.

The preparation of these documents requires legal knowledge, so it is most safe and convenient to entrust it to professionals who are familiar with the legislative requirements in New Zealand. self-objective is quality and long-term customers, so with great pleasure and responsibility we will give you answers to all questions about the topic of business registration.

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