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Canada Revenue Agency increases flat rate amount for meal claims, and reasonable amount for meal benefits and allowances

September 3, 2020                    Ottawa, ON                        Canada Revenue Agency  Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, announced that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has increased [...]

By |2020-09-04T00:40:56+00:00September 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Changes to Tax Deadlines and CEWS Aim to Help During COVID-19

COVID-19Government Programs In late July, the federal government extended several initiatives aimed at helping those individuals and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are some of the key changes our clients are asking us about: Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has further extended the tax payment deadlines for individual, corporate, and trust income tax [...]

By |2020-09-04T01:36:12+00:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canada Revenue Agency opens applications for enhanced Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

August 17, 2020                      Ottawa, Ontario        Canada Revenue Agency The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) was created to assist businesses affected by the COVID19 pandemic in keeping workers on their payroll or bringing back previously laid-off employees. To ensure that Canadian workers and [...]

By |2020-09-04T00:40:57+00:00August 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Government of Canada launches updated Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator to support employers

August 11, 2020                             Ottawa                             Canada Revenue Agency The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) helps employers who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to keep workers on their payroll [...]

By |2020-09-04T00:40:57+00:00August 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

On the Road to Recovery with Canwest Accounting

Canwest Accounting is seeing more of its clients’ businesses reopening, as many qualify for help through the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program in place until at least Aug. 29, 2020. Other clients’ businesses have returned to near-normal levels and no longer collect the wage subsidy of 75% of employee wages for up to 24 [...]

By |2020-09-04T01:36:21+00:00July 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Canada Revenue Agency announces an extension to the payment deadline and offers interest relief on outstanding tax debts during the COVID-19 pandemic

July 27, 2020                                 Ottawa                       Canada Revenue Agency  The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and is committed to supporting Canadians throughout it. The CRA [...]

By |2020-09-04T00:40:58+00:00July 27th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Government of Canada to acquire interim replacement for the MV Madeleine ferry

July 2, 2020 - Gatineau, Quebec - Public Services and Procurement Canada and Transport Canada Canadians in Eastern Quebec and Atlantic Canada, as well as tourists and businesses, rely on safe and efficient ferry services to support vibrant and sustainable communities and economies. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Anita [...]

By |2020-09-04T00:40:58+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Extended Deadline for Income Tax Returns – Need Help?

The extended deadline, until June 1, for filing personal income tax returns has meant Canwest Accounting’s hardworking team has been busy non-stop doing tax returns for more than 14 weeks now, which is much longer than the typical tax season. “I was finishing up some clients’ tax returns over the weekend to get them in [...]

By |2020-09-04T01:36:28+00:00June 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Business Planning

Canwest Accounting has been steadily working on and filing clients’ tax returns while maintaining social distancing measures since mid-March. Like most businesses, COVID-19 business planning is underway at Canwest Accounting around what the “new normal” will be once more restrictions are lifted. We know from Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry that we won’t be [...]

By |2020-09-04T01:36:35+00:00May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Government Aid During the COVID-19 Crisis

Canwest Accounting has received several calls from business owners with questions about some of the federal government subsidies and aid programs available during the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. “We know this is a tough time for businesses and individuals who are wondering how they’ll come up with their next rent or mortgage payment, and how to [...]

By |2020-09-04T01:36:38+00:00April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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