Individual ABN Registration Form

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Your Business Details
Business name:
Business type:
Is this your business?
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Have you had an ABN in the past?
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ABN Entitlement
Where will your activities be carried out?

Why do you need an ABN?
What is the nature of your work?

Sole Trader's Details
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Full name:
Given name
Last name
Please enter a valid name.
Please enter a valid name.
Duplicate email
Date of birth:
9 digits only

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Business address:
Please enter a valid home address
Please enter a valid home address
Please enter a valid business address
Please enter a valid business address
Please enter a valid service address
Please enter a valid service address
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ABN Registration Details
ABN active date:
Industry sector:
Industry sub-sector:
Main business activity:
Business Category:

Business Name Application
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Will you trade under a business name?
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Click to confirm your business name application
Click to confirm your business name application
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Registration Period:

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Domain Name Registration
Do you want to register a domain name for your business name?
Congratulations, this domain name is available!
Sorry, this domain name is not available.
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GST Registration
Will you register for GST?

Your application will be processed in 1 business hour

One of our specialists needs to undertake an extra review of your application before it is finalised.
You don't need to do anything else, just complete your payment and we will take care of the rest!

You should have your ABN in the next 15 minutes

If you pay by credit card, debit card or Paypal you automatically qualify for instant processing and should have your ABN in 15 minutes! In some cases the Australian Tax Office may still need more information
before issuing your ABN.

Your Declaration And Important Information

By submitting this form, I declare that Business Switch Pty Ltd (ABN 83 134 235 304) is authorised to submit an ABN application to the Australian Tax Office on my behalf and to do so as my registered tax agent, and if necessary, submit a Business Name application to the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC). I understand that Business Switch will utilise information supplied by me in this form to apply for an ABN, and if necessary, will remain my ASIC agent and notify me when my business name requires renewal. I confirm that I have received the consent of all individuals referred to in this application form, to the submission of their personal information contained in this form to Business Switch Pty Ltd and to the ATO and ASIC as necessary to process this application. I verify that the information supplied is, to the best of my knowledge, accurate and complete. I also confirm:

  • I am not disqualified from managing corporations under Section 206B(1) of the Corporations Act 2001.
  • Within the last 5 years I have not been convicted of, or released from prison after being convicted of, and serving a term of imprisonment for, any of the criminal offences referred to in Section 32(1)(c) or (d) of the Business Names Registration Act 2011.
  • This application is submitted under, and is compliant with, the terms and conditions of the ASIC Electronic Lodgement Protocol.
  • The information supplied is, to the best of my knowledge, accurate and complete.
  • I understand the best structure for my business (Sole Trader).
  • I have the TFN, date of birth and name, OR name, address and date of birth for all key people in my business.
  • I am not applying just because I have been asked to get an ABN as a condition of employment.
  • I meet a number of the key characteristics of a business, or will once started, for example sourcing my own clients, I can delegate my work to others if I choose, I will invoice for my work and set my rate of pay, I will have a bank account for my business separate from my own bank account, I am responsible for my own public liability, professional indemnity and/or workers compensation/income protection insurance.
  • I can provide evidence that I am entitled to an ABN if requested.
  • To provide true and correct information in my ABN application. Penalties of up to $12,600 can apply for each false or misleading statement made in an ABN application.
  • Once I have an ABN I must keep it up to date (within 28 days of any change) and cancel it once I am no longer trading or carrying on an enterprise.

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