The Australian Business Register and website processes applications for an Australian Business Number (ABN) and tax registrations including a TFN for companies, trusts and partnerships, GST, PAYG (withholding) and fuel tax credits.
Australian Business Registrations – abr.gov.au
Directors Identification Number
From 1 November 2021 the Directors Identification Number (“DIN”) scheme commenced. All directors of a company, registered Australian body, registered foreign company or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation will need a director identification number (director ID).
The Commissioner of Taxation is the head of the registry, and the ATO will be utilising myGovID for directors to verify their identity.
Registration Due Dates
Directors are required to register by 30 November 2021, or within 28 days of becoming a director until 4 April 2022, after which registration must be made before appointment.
|Date of appointment of directorship||Due date for application of DIN|
|On or before 31 October 2021||By 30 November 2021|
|From 1 November 2021 to 4 April 2022||Within 28 days of appointment|
|From 5 April 2022 onwards||Before appointment|