What does that mean?

Some common acronyms explained:

Does all the acronyms you have to deal with in business drive you mad?  Here's a list of commonly used business acronyms.

  • ABNAustralian Business Number

ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics

ACCCAustralian Competition & Consumer Commission

AFSAudited Financial Statement

APRAAustralian Prudential Regulation Authority

ASICAustralian Securities & Investments Commission

ATOAustralian Tax Office

AWAAustralian Workplace Agreement

BASBusiness Activity Statement

CGTCapital Gains Tax

CPACertified Practicing Accountant

ECIElectronic commerce interface

ELSElectronic lodgement service

FBTFringe Benefits Tax

FOIFreedom of Information

GBEGovernment Business Enterprise

GICGeneral interest charge

GSTGoods & Services Tax

HELPHigher Education Loan Program

HRHuman Resources

IASInstalment Activity Statement

OHSOccupational health & safety

PAYGPay as you go

RFQRequest for Quote

RFTRequest for Tender

SBRStandard Business Reporting

SGCSuper guarantee charge

SMESmall Medium sized enterprise

SMSFSelf-managed super fund

TFNTax File Number

VETVocational Education & Training

WETWine Equalisation Tax

WHSWorkplace Health & Safety

    • ABNAustralian Business Number

    ABSAustralian Bureau of Statistics

    ACCCAustralian Competition & Consumer Commission

    AFSAudited Financial Statement

    APRAAustralian Prudential Regulation Authority

    ASICAustralian Securities & Investments Commission

    ATOAustralian Tax Office

    AWAAustralian Workplace Agreement

    BASBusiness Activity Statement

    CGTCapital Gains Tax

    CPACertified Practicing Accountant

    ECIElectronic commerce interface

    ELSElectronic lodgement service

    FBTFringe Benefits Tax

    FOIFreedom of Information

    GBEGovernment Business Enterprise

    GICGeneral interest charge

    GSTGoods & Services Tax

    HELPHigher Education Loan Program

    HRHuman Resources

    IASInstalment Activity Statement

    OHSOccupational health & safety

    PAYGPay as you go

    RFQRequest for Quote

    RFTRequest for Tender

    SBRStandard Business Reporting

    SGCSuper guarantee charge

    SMESmall Medium sized enterprise

    SMSFSelf-managed super fund

    TFNTax File Number

    VETVocational Education & Training

    WETWine Equalisation Tax

    WHSWorkplace Health & Safety