CEWS Payment Reviews and Audits by the CRA

CEWS Payment Reviews and Audits by the CRA

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has provided additional information regarding Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) payment reviews and audits. In an effort to reduce errors and non-compliance, the CRA conducts pre-payment CEWS reviews using internal risk assessment...
Extension for Furloughed Employees on CEWS

Extension for Furloughed Employees on CEWS

The Federal Government has announced a proposal to extend the current treatment of furloughed employees under the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) by four weeks. This proposal would enable employers who qualify for the CEWS to continue to claim a maximum...
Temporary Wage Subsidy Self-Identification Form

Temporary Wage Subsidy Self-Identification Form

The 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy (TWS) was one of the first COVID-19 relief programs announced  to support businesses. For employers that have received the TWS or are planning on applying for the TWS, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is encouraging them to submit the...
New CEWS Applications & Calculator Available

New CEWS Applications & Calculator Available

As of Monday, August 17th, eligible employers can apply for Period 5 of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), which is the first Period where the newly updated subsidy rules are applicable. The changes to the CEWS are complex and numerous. The most relevant...