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Greg_M
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If you’re a “sole trader” there is no “company” as such, the ABN is your personal business number and can be associated with as many “business names” as you care to register…but they’ll all lead back to your personal ABN.

If you register a company (pty ltd, etc) it becomes a “legal entity” in it’s own right and will have it’s own ABN separate from your personal one…a company can have multiple business names too but has only one ABN.

It’s the “legal entity” that holds an ABN not the registered business name.

Check with an accountant before you shoot yourself in the foot.