Update on Extension, CEWS, CERB, TWS, Disability Payment, and New Programs – August 27, 2020

Update on Extension, CEWS, CERB, TWS, Disability Payment, and New Programs – August 27, 2020 Since our last newsletter the Government has implemented changes and further support for the economy, such as the CEWS extension and three new benefit programs. Please visit our latest newsletter summarizing these important updates here:  Link to 2020-08-27 Updates on government programs A kind reminder that income tax payments and instalments for personal and corporate income…

Update – CEWS, CERCA, Disability Payments – July 24 2020

Update – CEWS, CERCA, Disability Payments –  July 24 2020 On July 20th, the federal government introduced Bill C-20, “An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures”. This bill has passed all three readings in the House of Commons and will come into force when it receives Royal Assent shortly. Bill C-20 extends the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) for the remainder of the year. All businesses that experience a decline revenue…

Updates on Government Relief Initiatives – June 24, 2020

Updates on Government Relief Initiatives – June 24, 2020 Over the past several months, the Federal Government has updated many of its relief provisions for businesses and individuals. Our link below provides updates to the following programs: Payment and Filing Deadline Deferrals Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) Updates to Canada Emergency Business Account (CERB) Support for Small Business Support for Seniors Home Office Expenses for…

Personal Tax Deadline Is June 1st

Personal Tax Deadline Is June 1st – Please Send In Your Information This Week If you have submitted your information to us for the preparation of your personal tax returns, thank you. If you have yet to submit your information, a reminder that your personal returns are due June 1st, 2020 (June 15th for self-employed individuals). We know this is a difficult time and we want to ensure that we file your…

HVGP Office Hours & Update on Government Relief Programs – May 11, 2020

HVGP Office Hours & Update on Government Relief Programs – May 11, 2020 Update On Government Relief Programs Last week, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) will be extended beyond June to assist businesses to kick start the economy. We will provide details as they are made available. In addition, the government has provided updated information on the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) and Canada…

Update on Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Other Programs – April 22, 2020

Update on Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Other Programs – April 22, 2020 Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) – update On Tuesday, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that organizations will be able to apply online starting Monday, April 27th, 2020 for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The applications will be first processed May 4th in bulk and payments are targeted to being on May 5th. Auditors have been assigned…

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Updates as of April 14, 2020

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Updates as of April 14, 2020 On April 11th, 2020, the Canadian Government passed Bill C-14 into legislation and made a few changes to the initial proposal. Currently, the Bill provides for the CEWS program to end June 6, 2020, however the Minister has the power to extend the CEWS program to September 30, 2020 without having to recall Parliament. The Government is currently working…

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Update and How to Register for CRA My Account and My Business Account

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Update and How to Register for CRA My Account and My Business Account Yesterday, the federal government announced revisions to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. This proposed subsidy requires the recall of parliament and for the bill to be passed into law and receive Royal Assent. Once it this occurs, the details of its availability will be known. Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy The proposed changes announced…

Summary of Federal Government Announcements – March 31, 2020

Summary of Federal Government Announcements – March 31, 2020 This morning, Prime Minister Trudeau shared more information on the measures that he introduced on Friday. He summarized that the government’s approach is to: 1.PROTECT JOBS – THE CANADA EMERGENCY WAGE SUBSIDY (CEWS) WILL: Provide a 75% wage subsidy Employers will need to show that revenues have dropped at least 30%. There are no details as to how that will be…

Summary of Canada and Ontario COVID­19 Economic Support Plans – March 25, 2020

Summary of Canada and Ontario COVID­19 Economic Support Plans – March 25, 2020 Yesterday, Bill C-13 received Royal Assent. This bill puts into place Canada’s Economic Response Plan to COVID-19.   Of special note, the government has combined two of its earlier benefits into the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). In addition, the government of Ontario released its first step in its response to COVID-19 and includes $17 billion of support…



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