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Employment Expenses for Working at Home Due to COVID-19 – details on new rules and simplified forms

Wednesday January 20, 2021

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently released details on its temporary home office expense rules for eligible employees who worked from home in 2020 due to COVID-19. These measures include a flat-rate method for employees with modest expenses and a simplified form for [...]
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Mandatory filing of Form PD27 for employers claiming amounts under the Temporary Wage Subsidy (TWS) program or the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program during the TWS claim period

Tuesday January 19, 2021

Please note that the CRA will be conducting reconciliations of your 2020 T4 information returns against amounts claimed under the Canada Emergency Wages Subsidy (CEWS) and Temporary Wage Subsidy (TWS) programs. The CRA will use the information from Form PD27 (10% Temporary Wage Subsidy [...]
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Year-end tax considerations for owner-managed businesses

Saturday December 19, 2020

We all like to save tax. But if you are a private business owner, a carefully considered and executed tax strategy is a must-have to protect the financial best interests of your business, your employees, and your family. Here are a few key [...]
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The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy - Summary and FAQ

Wednesday November 18, 2020

With Bill C-9 currently being fast-tracked through the House of Commons, the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) is expected to be enacted shortly. In preparation, we have created a summary of what we know about the program to date: Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy Summary The Canada [...]
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