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Australian business number (ABN)

Last updated 28 September 2023

List of approved forms – ABN

Title

Approved form legislative reference

NAT number

ABN registration for companies, partnerships, trusts and other organisations (see note 1)

Subsection 9(2) of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999.

For accounts other than ABN the following references apply:

Section 25-1, section 25-5 and subsection 27-10(1) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

Subsection 202B(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.

Subsection 16-140(2) and paragraph 426-15(2)(a) of Schedule 1 of the Taxation Administration Act 1953.

2939

ABN registration for individuals (sole traders) (see note 1)

Subsection 9(2) of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999.

For accounts other than ABN the following references apply:

Section 25-1, section 25-5 and subsection 27-10(1) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

Subsection 202B(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.

Section 16-140 of Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953.

2938

Application for ABN registration for superannuation entities (see note 1)

Subsection 9(2) of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999.

For accounts other than ABN the following references apply:

Section 25-1, section 25-5 and subsection 27-10(1) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999, and paragraph 19(4)(a) of the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993.

Subsection 202B(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.

2944

Application for ABN registration for government organisations

Subsection 9(2) of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999.

For accounts other than ABN the following references apply:

Section 25-1, section 25-5 and subsection 27-10(1) of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

Subsection 202B(2) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.

Section 16-140 of Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953.

2946

Application to cancel registration

Section 18 of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999.

Sections 25-50, 25-55, 25-57, 54-70 and 54-75 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999

2955

Change of registration details

Paragraph 14(2)(b) of A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999.

Paragraph 355-25(2)(g) of Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953.

Subsection 8AAZLH(2) to the Taxation Administration Act 1953.

2943

Note 1: NAT 2938, NAT 2939 and NAT 2944 are not available on ato.gov.au or PODS.

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