RE: [DNS] Personal name registration

RE: [DNS] Personal name registration

From: Chris Disspain <ceo§auda.org.au>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:57:56 +1000
Lindsay is correct (at least according to the ATO). If you are carrying
on a business you must have an ABN. You do not have to register for GST
purposes unless you earn more than 50K p.a. If you are not registered
for GST you must still quote your ABN on your invoice otherwise the
customer is supposed to withhold 48%.

Thee confusion is that most people think that the ABN is tied up with
GST. It isn't. You have to have an ABN if you are in business
irrespective of whether you are registered for GST.

Regards,

Chris Disspain
CEO - auDA
ceo&#167;auda.org.au
www.auda.org.au


-----Original Message-----
From: Lindsay Robinson [mailto:lindsay&#167;brightandnoisy.com] 
Sent: Friday, 16 August 2002 12:57
To: dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au
Subject: RE: [DNS] Personal name registration

I believe so yes Rod, I believe that anyone who runs a business needs an
abn unless it is a hobby(then it is not classed as a business) otherwise
40% or something needs to be withheld on payment. The over $50,000 is
for registration for GST. I only earn a few thousand a year but I still
have an ABN.


Lindsay

-----Original Message-----
From: Rod Keys [mailto:rod&#167;ddns.com.au] 
Sent: Friday, 16 August 2002 12:50 PM
To: dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au
Subject: Re: [DNS] Personal name registration

doesn't everyone going into business be it sole trader or what ever need
to
register a ABN?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cooke, Tony" <tony.cooke&#167;deacons.com.au>
To: <dns&#167;lists.auda.org.au>
Sent: Friday, August 16, 2002 12:46 PM
Subject: RE: [DNS] Personal name registration


> No contradiction!  The Policy is clear that as a sole trader (even
without
> registered business name) he is eligible.  See Schedule C - 1.c).
>
> The problem is the application forms for most (not sure if it's all)
> Resellers and Registrars require an ACN, Business Name Registration
Number,
> Association Incorporation number or Trade Mark Registration or
Application
> number (some even require another number with the TM number).
>
> There is no basis in the policy for insisting on an ABN for
applications
> under 1.c) nor for any other number when relying on 1.c), e) or f).
There
> is no requirement in the Policy that sole traders must either earn
over
> $50,000 or elect to have an ABN.  The web forms, simply do not
correspond
to
> the stated Policy.
>
> Tony Cooke
> Senior Associate
> Deacons
> Level 24
> 385 Bourke Street
> Melbourne VIC 3000
> Direct +61 3 8686 6678
> Fax +61 3 8686 6505
> Email tony.cooke&#167;deacons.com.au
> Website www.deacons.com.au
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Matthew King [mailto:mking&#167;cinfo.com.au]
> > Sent: Friday, 16 August 2002 10:51 AM
> > To: dns&#167;auda.org.au
> > Subject: [DNS] Personal name registration
> >
> >
> > What is the latest on registering a .com.au under personal names?
> >
> > I have a client who is an artist (and thus trades under his own
name)
> > who wants his commercial domain to match his name.
> >
> > The NSW dept. of fair trade says "You can conduct business in NSW
> > under your own name without registering a business name, provided
you
> > don't change or add anything to your name. " what is the latest on
> > this issue as per AUDA SCHEDULE C ELIGIBILITY AND ALLOCATION RULES
> > FOR COM.AU
> >
> > There seems to be a contradiction there..
> >
> > Matt King
> >
> >
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