A NEW TAX SYSTEM (AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS NUMBER) ACT 1999

PART 2 - REGISTERING FOR ABN PURPOSES  

Division 4 - Registration  

SECTION 9   APPLYING FOR AN ABN  

9(1)   [Registration in Australian Business Register]  

To get an *ABN, *you must apply to the *Registrar to be registered in the *Australian Business Register.

Note 1:

You may apply yourself or someone may apply on your behalf.

Note 2:

If you are registered, you will be allocated an ABN and your ABN will be entered in the Register (see subsection 11(1) ).

9(2)   [ Approved form]  

*Your application must be in the *approved form.

9(3)   [ TFN]  

That form may request, but not compel, *you to provide your *TFN or that of an *associate.

Note:

Including a TFN in an application will not be an offence against subsection 8WB(1) of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (see paragraph 8WB(1A)(a) of that Act).




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