2 May 2019
We will be conducting reviews on existing ABNs, which includes cancelling inactive ones. This helps to make sure the information on the Australian Business Register is correct and up to date.
Your ABN may be cancelled if:
If your ABN is cancelled and you need it later, you can reapply for the same ABN if your business structure is the same. If your structure is different - for example, you were a sole trader but your new business is a company - you will get a different ABN.
If we cancel your ABN and you are not happy with our decision, contact us and we will try to resolve the issue.
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