International business expansion – factors affecting business success

International expansion is usually considered when either: an international demand for the business’s product or service is received by, or made known to, the business; or the business is actively looking for new opportunities for growth. A business that has reached its potential in the domestic marketplace will be required to look beyond domestic boundaries

Foreign business or branch office registration overseas

If you are intending to expand overseas, you may be required to register your business in certain jurisdictions for a variety of reasons, such as: a business intending to carry on trading activities; a business intending to establish a branch or share transfer office; a business that has indirect taxation obligations, eg, VAT and/or sales