Important Information for users of the ABN Lookup services
This website is presented as a convenient, free of charge way for you to access a partial, online version of the Australian Business Register (ABR).
This service is maintained under the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999, the main objective of which is to make it easier for businesses to conduct their dealings with the Australian Government. Due to the limitations outlined below, neither the Registrar of the ABR nor the Federal Government accepts any liability arising from use of, or reliance upon, this service.
Limitations of information available through ABN Lookup
The Registrar of the ABR monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly.
However, neither the Registrar of the ABR nor the Federal Government guarantee that the information available through this service (including search results) is accurate, up to date or complete. This is because the official ABR is based on information supplied by businesses to the Registrar of the ABR. That information may have changed since it was supplied by the business and was included in the ABR, despite requirements on entities to formally notify the Registrar of any changes.
In addition, while we make reasonable efforts to regularly update the information available through this service from the official ABR, the information available through this service may not be as current as the information in the official ABR.
You should consider verifying any information obtained through this service with other sources.
Furthermore, the fact that an entity is listed in the ABR is not a warranty of the commercial viability or continuing existence of the entity, nor is it a warranty that any apparent use by an entity of its Australian Business Number is in fact properly authorised by the entity.
Relying on information in ABN lookup
The Commissioner of Taxation has advised that:
If you primarily rely on information about another entity in ABN lookup to self-assess your taxation liabilities or entitlements, and that information
turns out to be incorrect:
- The Commissioner will not take compliance action to recover any tax shortfall
- You will also be protected against any false or misleading statement penalty and any interest charges.
However, you will not be protected against any liability to tax shortfall, penalties or interest charges if you and the entity on ABN Lookup are associates. More information about associates can be found at Associates Details.
Non-availability, interruptions and faults in using the service
We will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the service is available for internet users. However, we cannot guarantee to provide continuously available access to the service through this website nor to provide access which is uninterrupted or fault free.
Links to external websites
This internet site contains links to other internet sites that are external to the ABN Lookup website. Reasonable care is taken in linking websites but there is no direct control over the content of the linked sites, or the changes that may occur to the content on those sites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external internet sites.
Links to external internet sites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those sites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those sites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the internet site they visit.
Security of the ABN Lookup website
The ABN Lookup accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user's computer system, software or data.