With News Corp Australia having announced the way it intends managing metropolitan Sydney distribution, the position of NINE (formerly Fairfax) remains unclear. Indications are that the NINE board will consider its position on distribution at a meeting scheduled for late this week. NANA plans to meet with NINE early next week.
There is a three-month transition period so you can start reporting any time from 1 July – 30 September. The ATO suggests you talk to your accountant, software provider or tax adviser now and explore your options.
NANA has prepared wage rate schedules based on the General Retail Industry Award 2010 which take into account the extended spread of ordinary hours which applies to Newsagencies. Schedules produced by other organisations do not necessarily make allowance for this special provision which apply to Newsagents, so NANA cautions that Newsagents should ensure they are […]
Recent changes to the way licence fees for the broadcast of music in retail premises should make it easier for Newsagents who pay licence fees. Previously, licence fees were due to both the authors of the broadcast works and the performers of the broadcast works. Now, only one licence is required from OneMusic Australia.
NANA Members will have by now received invoices for their 2019/2020 membership fees. Those Members on direct debit payments, monthly, will not need to make any new arrangements as monthly direct debits will continue as normal. Members who pay their membership invoice in full or part by cheque, direct deposit to NANA’s bank account or […]
News Corp Australia released confirmation of their intention to proceed with the next stage of their proposed changes to primary and secondary distribution of their titles on Tuesday afternoon this week. Perhaps the only really significant surprise was the announcement that their will be one distributor for all of metropolitan Sydney – except the CBD.
Compulsory lotteries insurance for NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp was generally due for renewal by 30 June. Both NANA and Newspack Insurance are working with Tabcorp to ensure all policies renewed or commenced with Newspack Insurance for 2019/2020 are recorded in the Tabcorp system. Failing to have a current insurance policy which satisfies all of Tabcorp’s requirements may […]
The Federal Budget did not result in any changes to tax rates or income thresholds for the 2019-20 income year. Changes announced to the low and middle income tax offsets were only in respect of the amount of that offset, and that is claimable when individuals lodge their income tax return.
The Fair Work Commission has undertaken a lengthy review process to convert the General Retail Industry Award 2010 to a plain English version to make the Award easy to understand for both employers and employees.
NANA has received copies of the display material that Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries is distributing to Newsagents. The price increase material is required to be displayed from 8 July – next Monday. Many Newsagents find certain statements in the material to be questionable – only telling part of the story.