Why do you require an ABN?
An Australia Business Numbers is what the government uses to identify businesses. By acquiring one, you are starting a business (which you are, if you are earning monies by any means that aren’t direct employment).
Many competitors and national businesses adopt this business structure - just look at Uber, Deliveroo as well as some small time gigs such as baby-sitting, running a shopify store or tutoring with us!
TheBrightTutors Australia Pty Ltd provides advice, tutorials, documents & support regarding best practices as a tutor however you should have everything you need to work as a tutor before commencement as a tutor operating with us. Our relationship consists of a network of tutors, and we help to match you with clients whilst providing ongoing support and management of the relationship.
From an ATO standpoint, you are an independent business (trading as a sole-trader) that we contract opportunities to. We are not an employer.