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Contacts: Add ABN for suppliers

Experienced User




33 Posts
Experienced User

It would be great to have an abn field when adding a new supplier contact under the expenses menu.

Otherwise, it would be great if we could choose which fields (including the abn field) we would like displayed in the view contacts menu. Right now, I can't tell if I've entered abn numbers for all my suppliers without having to go through each and every contact.


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Trusted Cover User carolineh
100 Posts
Trusted Cover User

When adding a new supplier card on the fly (from Enter Expense screen), could we have the facility to add the ABN as well?


Also any chance of also adding the GST code on the fly in the same way and the option to use the supplier code the same as in AR Live?


Even more advanced if the ABN is automatically checked via ABN lookup as it now does in ARLive.


With small businesses using other small businesses, it surprising how many are GNR and hard to remember if you only do their books once a quarter.


Also for the Taxable Payments Summary, it needs that sort of information and at the moment, you have to swap screens and go into cards separately to fill it out properly with ABN and select if it's a Reportable Payment for Construction Industry.

6 Posts

This is a very important item to have on a tax invoice - when someone doesnt pay and the name is wrong in any way you cannot use the ABN as proff of the entity as it doesnt show up as a field in the invoice section 

MYOB Moderator Steven_M
31,072 Posts
MYOB Moderator

Hi Everyone

MYOB Essentials allows for the user to enter an ABN for a supplier contact using the ABN field listed on the Create Contact window (underneath the Business Name).