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Why should I use a company or a trust structure for my business over a sole trader or partnership structure?

Choosing a company or trust structure for your business over a sole trader or partnership offers several advantages. These structures provide limited liability, protecting your personal assets from business debts, making them appealing for risk management. Trusts, particularly discretionary trusts, offer tax efficiency through income distribution among beneficiaries. They also serve well for asset protection and estate planning, allowing for the orderly transfer of assets. Companies, with separate tax rates and perpetual existence, are attractive to investors and convey professionalism, while also facilitating business continuity and scalability. Depending on your specific business goals, legal requirements, and financial situation, consulting with experts such as accountants or legal advisors can help determine the most suitable structure for your needs.