• Communication to ABN holders

    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:

    Letter, email or phone

    Topic

    Description

    Audience

    Timing

    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

    Ongoing

    ABN applications

    We may write to you or ask you to phone us to discuss your ABN application.

    Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust

    Ongoing

    ABN details

    We would like to check that your ABN details are correct.

    Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust

    Ongoing

    ABN registration review

    We will be reviewing your entitlement to an ABN.

    Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust

    Ongoing

    Administrator AUSkey holders application

    Validating the Administrator AUSkey application.

    AUSkey

    Ongoing

    Trading Names are being removed from ABN Lookup

    We may be contacting you by email if you have one or more trading names linked to your ABN. Information on how to register for a business name is included.

    Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust,

    Ongoing from February 2018

    Meeting in person

    Topic

    Description

    Audience

    Timing

    ABN entitlement

    We would like you to contact us to schedule an appointment to review your ABN entitlement.

    Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust

    Ongoing

    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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