• Associate details

    This screen enables you to view associate details for entities other than a sole trader. This includes the associate’s name and position held.

    When you apply for an ABN, an individual or associated entity may be recorded as an associate on the Australian Business Register (ABR) and Australian Taxation Office (ATO) records.

    Examples of associates we record are:

    • partnership – one of the partners
    • company – director, public officer
    • superannuation fund – member, trustee or director of body corporate trustee
    • trust – trustee
    • school – principal
    • government agency – registered contact or chief executive officer
    • deceased estate – individual executor. 

    For more information, refer to Definitions.

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