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Dog Day for Taxman


EVERY dog at two Victorian kennel clubs were given their own Australia Business Number after a computer glitch bombarded the clubs with 57 ABNs.

When the Hamilton Kennel Club and Hamilton Amenities Kennel and Obedience Club in Victoria lodged their applications, they received 57 ABNs, along with 57 copies of the ATO's guide to the new tax system.

The ATO said the mass distribution of ABNs to the kennel clubs was caused by a scanning error that affected just eight non-profit organisations which lodged applications.,4511,930316%255E911,00.html

-- (, July 12, 2000

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