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Work out which registrations you need

Some registrations are compulsory, while others are optional.

Last updated 5 February 2017

When you're starting a new business, it's important to find out what registrations apply to your business to ensure you're complying with all relevant regulations.

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Register your business

You can apply for a business name and register for secure online authentication when you apply for an ABN.

All businesses need a tax file number (TFN), but other tax registrations depend on the type of business you're running.

If you're in business you may need to register for certain tax obligations and entitlements.

If you're in business you may need other licences, permits or registrations to operate.