Communication to ABN holders

The Australian Business Register (ABR) may contact you from time to time by letter, email or phone.

Details about our messages are listed below:

Subject: Using ABR data
Message: We may contact you to discuss using ABR data.
Audience: Government
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: Your ABN will be cancelled unless you phone us
Message: Our records show you’ve stopped operating your business and no longer require an Australian business number (ABN). To retain your ABN, you must respond by using the automated service.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: Your ABN application will be refused unless you phone us
Message: You recently applied for an ABN and requested a back-dated start date. Phone us to confirm you started business activities on that date, otherwise your application will be refused.
Audience: Individual/sole trader
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: We are cancelling your Australian Business Number
Message: Based on a review of our records you are no longer entitled to an Australian business number (ABN).
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: ABN cancellation notice
Message: Your Australian Business Number has been cancelled.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust, company, superannuation fund
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: Cancellation of your ABN
Message: ASIC have notified us that your company could be deregistered soon.
Audience: Company
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: We need to confirm your Australian Business Number (ABN)
Message: We will contact you within five days of receiving this message. We will check that your ABN details are correct.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, company, trust, government
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: You need to contact us about your ABN
Message: To discuss if you are still using your ABN or we may review your entitlement to an ABN.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: You need to contact us about your ABN application
Message: We need more information before we can process your ABN application.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: We need the information for your Australian Business Number (ABN)
Message: Confirmation and reminder of the documents you agreed to give us.
Audience: Individual/sole trader
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: We have finished our review of your entitlement to an ABN
Message: We have finished our review and confirm you are entitled to an ABN.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust
Timing: Ongoing

Subject: Your ABN has been refused
Message: You are not entitled to an ABN.
Audience: Individual/sole trader, partnership, trust, company, superannuation fund
Timing: Ongoing

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Last modified
20 May 2022
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