The Australian National Audit Office is currently conducting an audit of the Australian Business Register (ABR). The focus of the audit includes:
- Examining the services provided by the ATO to the Registrar of the ABR;
- Examining the services provided to the community through the ABN Lookup facility;
- Considering how the broader arrangements for businesses to register for an Australian Business Number and Australian Business Name are managed by the ABR and ASIC and the business community’s interaction with the ABR and ASIC.
If members have any comments in relation to the above, please send them through to Tax Policy by Friday 29 November 2013. Members should note that all comments received will be treated in confidence.