ABN Cancellation Form

You should cancel your ABN if your business:

i has been sold i has closed down i is no longer operating in Australia or making supplies connected with Australia.

Before you cancel your ABN, ensure you meet any lodgment, reporting and payment obligations with any government agencies you deal with. If you want to cancel your pay as you go withholding, you must cancel it before you cancel your ABN.

Follow the instructions in order to cancel your ABN & GST / Business Name:

1 Fill in the form below to cancel your personal ABN. Your GST (if registered) will be cancelled automatically as a part of this request. You can also choose to cancel your Business Name at this step (if needed).

2 Complete the payment. You can pay by credit card.

3 Once your application is cancelled, your ABN/GST/Business Name status will be sent directly to your nominated email address and SMS.

Personal Information

Fillout your first name
Fillout your middle name
Fillout your last name
If you have been known by another name previously
Please enter your main email address. Please check carefully for typos and other mistakes. Your ABN confirmation will be sent to this email address.
Enter your phone number without any spaces or hyphens.
Please check the entered ABN is correct and that it contains 11 numbers without any spaces or hyphens.
The TFN itself was either 8 or 9 digits, with a check digit. Individuals received a 9 digit TFN and non-individuals received an 8 digit TFN. Your Tax File Number (TFN) can be found on any official TAX Office documents.

Can't find your TFN?

> Look at your income tax notice of assessment.

> Look at a payment summary (provided by your employer) or your super statement.

> If you have a myGov account linked to the ATO, you can access your TFN online.

Select the reason that best describes why you are applying for the cancellation of your ABN.

Business Name Information

Would you like to cancel your Business Name? *
A business name is a name or title under which a person or other legal entity trades. It identifies you to your customers and allows you to differentiate yourself from your competitors. Individuals can trade either under their personal name (eg. John Smith), or choose and register a Business Name, subject to availability (eg. Smiths Delivery).
Please, leave this field empty if you want us to request your ASIC Key for you. ASIC will email you the ASIC Key to the email address they already have recorded against the business name. An ASIC Key mostly looks something like the following - 1-12345678901 (i.e. a 1, followed by a dash, followed by 11 digits starting with a 1).

Can’t find your ASIC Key?

> You can find it in your email inbox by typing the following email “[email protected]” and click on the “Welcome letter” in order to download the PDF which contains your ASIC Key.

> You can request it Online following the next link at no cost: "https://asic.gov.au/online-services/online-keys/asic-key/requesting-an-asic-key/". After request, your ASIC key will be delivered to your business email address (within 24 hours).

> We can attempt to obtain this ASIC key to be emailed to your email address -if all your details are correct and up to date with ASIC.

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