You may be contacted from time to time for information about your Australian business number (ABN). If you receive correspondence claiming to be from the Australian Business Register (ABR), you can check below to ensure it's genuine.
These messages could include, but are not limited to:
Are you still in business?
We would like you to contact us to cancel your ABN if you are no longer in business.
Individual/sole trader, partnership
We may write to you or ask you to phone us to discuss your ABN application.
Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust
We would like to check that your ABN details are correct.
ABN registration review
We will be reviewing your entitlement to an ABN.
Administrator AUSkey holders application
Validating the Administrator AUSkey application.
Annual business locations review
We will be contacting you by phone and email to request details of all your business locations.
Partnership, company, trust, government
Ongoing from October 2016
You need to confirm your ABN details
This is an annual measurement of ABR accuracy. ABN holders will receive a phone call, email or letter. A Qualtrics online questionnaire firm will be used to verify accuracy of ABN details. ABR staff will also contact ABN holders by phone who fail to complete the online questionnaire as requested.
Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust, government
Agencies data survey
This is an annual survey to our partner agencies, and officers within the agency that use ABR data seeking information on how they use ABR data and their views on the quality of that data.
ABR Partner agencies and officers within agencies accessing the ABRdata
We would like you to contact us to schedule an appointment to review your ABN entitlement.
We take the security and privacy of your personal and taxation information very seriously. We have a range of systems and controls to ensure your information and transactions with us are safeguarded.
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