The Australian business number (ABN) is a public number which provides a single identification number that businesses can use when dealing with a range of government departments and agencies. An ABN does not replace your tax file number.
You need an ABN to register for:
When you apply for an ABN some of your business details are placed on the Australian Business Register. If you need to know whether you are entitled to an ABN you can utilise the ABN Entitlement Tool which can be found on the ATO website »
You can apply for an ABN in any of the following ways:
If you need to complete the following tax related applications you can do so via the Australian Business Register.
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