A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999
If *you are registered in the *Australian Business Register, or you are applying to be so registered, you may make an application to the *Registrar requesting the Registrar to register details about a nominated representative (who is an individual) for the purpose of facilitating your electronic dealings with *government entities.
[ CCH Note: S 9A(1) will be amended by No 69 of 2020, s 3 and Sch 1 item 27, by substituting " under section 10 " for " in the *Australian Business Register " , effective 22 June 2022 or a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation. For application provision, see note under s 9A(2) .]
An application must be in the *approved form.
[ CCH Note: S 9A(2) will be substituted by No 69 of 2020, s 3 and Sch 1 item 28, effective 22 June 2022 or a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation. S 9A(2) will read:
*Your application must meet any requirements of the *data standards.
No 69 of 2020, s 3 and Sch 1 item 1465 contains the following application provision:
1465 Application of amendments relating to the Australian Business Register
The amendments made apply on and after the day the Minister appoints as Registrar, under section 6 of the Commonwealth Registers Act 2020 , a Commonwealth body with functions and powers in connection with the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999 .
That form may request, but not compel, the provision of:
(a) the *TFN of the representative; and
(b) the TFN of the individual (the nominating individual ) who is to sign the declaration in the form.
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).
[ CCH Note: S 9A(3) will be amended by No 69 of 2020, s 3 and Sch 1 item 29, by substituting " The *Registrar " for " That form " , effective 22 June 2022 or a day or days to be fixed by Proclamation. For application provision, see note under s 9A(2) .]
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