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Does a freelance translator need an ABN number?
Thread poster: RafaLee
RafaLee
Australia
Local time: 23:17
Spanish to English
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Nov 14, 2003

Dear my fellow translators,

Im wondering if a freelance translator really need an ABN number in Australia ??

Thank you very much


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Kemal Mustajbegovic  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:17
English to Croatian
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It's a good idea... Nov 16, 2003

...if you're dealing with agencies they will ask you for ABN. And it's easy to register and free of charge. (I did it online two years ago.)

www.ato.gov.au

In case you earn over 50,000 AUD per year you need to register for GST otherwise not.

Just visit the web-site or your nearest Taxation Office.

Cheers!


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DJHartmann  Identity Verified
Australia
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GST? Apr 25

The GST limit has increased to $75,000/year.

Do we have to charge GST to foreign clients or only Australian clients?


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QUOI  Identity Verified

Chinese to English
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No GST on exports Apr 25

See info here:

https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/International-tax-for-business/Australians-doing-business-overseas/Exports-and-GST/


DJHartmann wrote:

The GST limit has increased to $75,000/year.

Do we have to charge GST to foreign clients or only Australian clients?


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