RSM in Canberra Newsletter - April 2022



We hope you and your loved ones had a great Easter break!
Welcome to the third issue of our Quarterly Newsletter. We are pleased to announce that last month RSM celebrated our 100th year anniversary, a historic occasion that is as exciting as it is humbling.
We thank all who have been part of this great journey.
Enjoy the latest insights from our team and some glimpses of our 100th year celebration.
Kind Regards,
RSM in Canberra

RSM turns 100!

It is more than celebrating longevity or survival. It is about celebrating the successes of the many businesses we have had the honour of supporting and working alongside over the years and ensuring that the strength of those relationships endure for the next 100 years.
Here are some glimpses of the RSM wrapped buses, have you spotted them yet?

Riotact featured article on RSM

The Riotact published a featured story celebrating RSM's 100th anniversary. The article took a trip down memory lane, reflected on the journey so far, and looked forward to the future as we enter our second century. 
RSM in Canberra - 100th Year Celebrations
RSM in Canberra got of to a great start celebrating RSM's 100 year anniversary! The staff had an enjoyable time playing lawn bowls and sipping drinks on a pleasant sunny day at the RUC. Here are some glimpses of the event.
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Latest talkBIG Podcast Episodes
Access insights from our panel of experts. Facilitated by regular talkBIG host Andrew Sykes, Effie Zahos, David Pearce, Mary Lai and Paul Bongiorno, dissected the challenges and opportunities for an Australia focused on recovery and re-building.


When the solution seems so clear, how can one make world leaders think beyond the next 2 to 3 years?
Economist, David Pearce, explores the opportunities available and what might be hindering more rapid progress on climate change from both the Government and private sector.


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Latest Articles and Insights

If you own a medical or allied health practice that engages subcontractors, and you do not pay any payroll tax, you should be aware of these two recent court cases.  

With nowhere to go and nothing to do but work, accumulated leave balances have increased dramatically. With borders now open, it’s a great time to encourage staff to take some much-needed time out and use up some of their leave.

One of Australia’s largest construction companies, Probuild, has entered sudden administration with no warning to subcontractors. A long list of factors have likely played a role in the company’s demise.

It may be a single trigger or a combination of events that leads to financial difficulty. Frank Lo Pilato, Director and Managing Partner of RSM Canberra, drew on his decades of experience to share six common signs of insolvency and bankruptcy, along with why he believes you learn more by failure than victory.
Upcoming Events | Financial Reporting Update

RSM Australia is pleased to invite you to our annual Financial Reporting Update
This update will give you an oversight of the upcoming changes to Accounting Standards relevant to preparers of financial statements, and highlight those areas that require action for 30 June 2022 financial year ends.

Ralph MartinNational Technical Director, RSM
Webinar 1: Thursday, 19 May, 12.00pm AEST
Webinar 2: Wednesday, 25 May,12.00pm AEST
Upcoming Events | Breakfast Seminar

Assessing the risk: Allocation of profits within professional firms
You are invited to the breakfast seminar at the Commonwealth Club to hear from our Director, Andrew Sykes and Senior Manager, Adam Cormack on family trust arrangements.
The ATO is introducing new rules from 1 July 2022 and we help you understand the personal financial impact. These rule changes hit all professional practices, including legal and accounting.

Andrew Sykes | Director, RSM
Adam Cormack | Senior Manager, RSM
Thursday, 6 May 2022
7.15am - 8.30am 
25 Forster Cres, Yarralumla ACT 2600
Federal Budget Insights

Life @ RSM
Women's Day Celebration
RSM in Canberra recently had enjoyed a great opportunity to attend the International Women's Day fundraising event hosted by UN Women Australia under the theme "Changing Climates: Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow".
#BreakTheBias #UNWomen#RSMAustralia

Federal Budget Webinar (Behind the Scenes)
Didn't get a chance to catch our #FederalBudget webinar? You're in luck - our recording is now available!
Thanks to our panel of experts Andrew Sykes, Effie Zahos, David Pearce, Mary Lai and Paul Bongiorno for your contributions and expert discussion.

If you have any questions or are a small business owner with a product or service that we could help promote, we'd love to hear from you! Please get in touch.