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Remake of sun-setting Australian Business Number regulations

4 days left to have your say
Consultation Type
Exposure Draft

Key Documents

The existing A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Regulations 1999 are scheduled to sunset on 1 April 2021.

The draft A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Regulations 2020 repeal the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Regulations 1999, and remake and improve the operation of the regulations.

The draft regulations do not alter the substantive meaning or operation of the existing regulations. Minor technical changes have been made to reflect current drafting practice.

Further details on the draft regulations are contained in the Explanatory Statement.

Submissions should be sent to


You can submit responses to this consultation up until 05 October 2020. Interested parties are invited to comment on this consultation.

While submissions may be lodged electronically or by post, electronic lodgement is preferred. For accessibility reasons, please submit responses sent via email in a Word or RTF format. An additional PDF version may also be submitted.

All information (including name and address details) contained in submissions will be made available to the public on the Treasury website unless you indicate that you would like all or part of your submission to remain in confidence. Automatically generated confidentiality statements in emails do not suffice for this purpose. Respondents who would like part of their submission to remain in confidence should provide this information marked as such in a separate attachment.

Legal requirements, such as those imposed by the Freedom of Information Act 1982, may affect the confidentiality of your submission.

View our submission guidelines for further information.

How To Respond



Address written submissions to:

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Parkes ACT 2600


Phone: Chadd Gunton +61 2 6263 4595