White label document: What is a Director Identification Number (director ID) and do I need one?

You may be experiencing an increase in enquiries from clients asking about Director Identification Numbers (director IDs). The requirement to obtain a director ID also applies to individuals who have an SMSF with a corporate trustee. With over 60% of all SMSFs having a corporate trustee, many of your SMSF clients will need to apply for their own director ID before the prescribed deadlines.

Our latest white label document details:

  • What a Director Identification Number (director ID) is
  • Why SMSF trustees may need to apply for a director ID
  • A step-by-step guide to the director ID application process
  • The prescribed deadlines by which the application may need to be made by

At the time of publishing, the contents of this resource were accurate and correct.

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