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Update on retail and commercial leasing and tenancies – COVID-19 relief

On 7 April 2020, the Prime Minister announced a national commercial tenancy Code of Conduct for commercial leases for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in its response to protect public health. The Federal Government have also introduced financial assistance packages for small to medium businesses such as the JobKeeper and cash flow boost programs.

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Cash flow boost money starts to flow

The ATO has credited business accounts with the first wave of cash boost payments. These payments are different from JobKeeper payments and should flow automatically based on the lodgement of BAS returns for the period ended 31 March 2020.

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JobKeeper arrangements released by ATO

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released part of the arrangements around supporting Newsagents to claim JobKeeper payments. The JobKeeper payment is open to eligible Newsagents to enable them to pay their eligible employee’s salary or wages of at least $1,500 (before tax) per fortnight.

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Newsagents must focus on security

Unfortunately, NANA continues to receive reports of theft, break-ins and burglaries of Newsagent premises across NSW and the ACT. Thieves are targeting the usual items – cash, tobacco products and high value items such as electronics and packaged giftware. Even safes are being removed from retail premises to be cracked off-site. Now, more than ever, […]

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