TFN Application / Enquiry - Company - Australian Government

Description

You will need to register for a tax file number (TFN) if you intend to operate a company in Australia and pay wages to staff. Any company that operates within Australia is required to pay some of their income to the Australian Government in the form of tax. A TFN is a unique number issued by the Australian Government for all entities with a potential income tax role. Its primary purpose is to identify you for tax purposes in all dealings with the Australian Government.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to provide proof of identity documentation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply Company Apply for Business Tax File Number (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Income Tax Assessment Regulations 1997 Australian Government

Additional information

Where applicable the following may be needed:
  • a tax agent registration number
  • a Australian Company Number (ACN) or Australian Registered Body Number (ARBN)
  • the business location
  • authorised contacts
  • associate's details
  • the business activity.

Administering agency

Australian Taxation Office

Australian Business Register

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Australian Business Register

Australian Taxation Office

Mailing address: PO BOX 3373
Penrith, New South Wales 2750
Phone: 13 92 26