Because of the COVID-19 crisis, both the federal and Quebec governments have put in place simplified procedures to be able to claim home office expenses.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has recently announced additional reporting requirements for employers for fiscal year 2020 related to COVID-19 relief measures. There may be important action for you to be taken.
COVID-19 | Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Eligibility Decision Tree – Periods 1 to 3 (September 27 to December 19, 2020)
Since November 30, 2020, the CRA’s online platform, allowing claims to be filed under the CERS is available. Our decision tree will provide insights as to your eligibility and subsidy quantum you may get from the program.
On November 30, 2020, Canada’s Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, released the “Supporting Canadians an Fighting COVID-19 : Fall Economic Statement 2020” plan. This plan includes proposed changes that have yet to receive approval by the House of Commons and Royal Sanction from the Senate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, here is what you should know about…
Over the last several months many of us have received government aid, whether directly through CERB payments, forgivable loans, wage subsidies, rent subsidies and other payments. Are these payments taxable, and if so, how?
Sometimes a business is forced to shut down temporarily as is the case because of sanitary measures enforced by the government in relation to COVID-19. In these cases, some insurance coverage deemed as “business interruption” might apply.
As most employees in Quebec started working from home in mid-March, many of them have been working from home for six months, and there is a prospect of claiming home office expenses for the 2020 tax season.
On July 17, 2020, Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, announced the most anticipated proposed changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program. These are proposed changes that have yet to receive approval by the House of Commons and Royal Sanction from the Senate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, here is what you should know about…
By law, non-profit organizations (NPOs) are required to hold an annual general meeting (AGM) for its members. Given the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, NPOs will now find themselves in a position where it is not feasible
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in several large retail operations seeking insolvency protection both under the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) in Canada and under its US equivalent, Chapter 11. In Canada, this list includes retail giants Aldo Group and Reitmans Group. In the United States, since the beginning of May, Hertz US, J.C. Penney, Neiman Marcus and Pier 1 Imports have all filed for protection.