Acting for you, October 2021

Director ID

Governance Institute expects a public announcement from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) soon in relation to the date by which new directors appointed to a board for the first time will be required to apply for a Director ID number. This announcement is not expected to affect existing directors – they will have until late 2022 to begin applying. As a matter of priority, members are encouraged to assist directors to apply for a MyGovID number as an important first step in the process. It is possible to apply for a MyGovID number, not to be confused with the MyGov platform), now and this will ensure anyone is ready to engage with the Director ID platform when it is launched. For more information on MyGovID:

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