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Australian business number (ABN)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termProperty
Synonymous names:Help on this termABN
METeOR identifier:Help on this term429119
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 13/11/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
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A unique identifier allocated to an entity for the purposes of identification in dealings with the Australian Government, or for other Commonwealth purposes, in particular with respect to taxation laws.

Property group:Help on this termOrganisational characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termLexisNexis Butterworths 2002. Business and Law Dictionary. Australia: LexisNexis Butterworths Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Taxation Office, 2010. ABN specific questions. Australian Taxation Office, Canberra. Viewed 18 February 2011,

http://www.abr.business.gov.au/
(kw4prb55dzkowt55asotjoq0)/
content.aspx?page=FAQabn#WhatIs

Australian Taxation Office, 2010. ABN Essentials. Australian Taxation Office, Canberra. Viewed 18 February 2011,

http://www.ato.gov.au/businesses/
pathway.asp?pc=001/003/021/001

Relational attributes

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:Help on this term

Entity—Australian business number (ABN) Health, Standard 13/11/2014
Early Childhood, Proposed 31/05/2011
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

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