The Government of Canada launches applications for the Canada Recovery Benefit 

October 12, 2020                                Ottawa, Ontario                     Canada Revenue Agency Many people continue to feel the impacts of COVID-19 and require temporary income support.  To ensure that Canadians continue to receive the help they need the Government of Canada has introduced three new benefits, delivered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), [...]

By |2020-10-12T16:24:42+00:00October 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Government of Canada launches applications for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit and the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit

October 5, 2020                              Ottawa, Ontario                        Canada Revenue Agency Many people are still being impacted by COVID-19 and require temporary income support.  To ensure that Canadians continue to have the help [...]

By |2020-10-05T14:52:11+00:00October 5th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Legislation to support new recovery benefits and extend funding for COVID-19 measures receives Royal Assent

Canadians will be able to apply for new recovery sickness and caregiving benefits on Monday October 2, 2020              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Throughout the pandemic, the Government of Canada has always put the health and well-being of Canadians first. Beginning last [...]

By |2020-10-02T22:35:08+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Backgrounder:  The COVID-19 Response Measures Act

On September 28, 2020, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, introduced legislation to introduce three temporary recovery benefits to support Canadian workers who are unable to work due to COVID-19. Bill C-4, the COVID-19 Response Measures Act (the Act), received Royal Assent on October 2, 2020. The legislation allows the [...]

By |2020-10-02T22:35:11+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Technical briefing on legislation to support new recovery benefits for Canadians unable to work due to COVID-19 

Senior officials from Employment and Social Development Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance will hold a technical briefing on three new temporary recovery benefits to support Canadians who are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19. The officials will also discuss how Canadians can prepare to apply for these new [...]

By |2020-10-02T16:54:02+00:00October 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Minister of National Revenue announces the appointment of the new Taxpayers’ Ombudsperson

October 1, 2020                                         Ottawa                                           Canada Revenue Agency Today, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, [...]

By |2020-10-01T18:31:23+00:00October 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Cyber incidents

The protection of the personal information of Canadians is a priority for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The confidence and trust that individuals and businesses have in the CRA are the cornerstones of Canada's tax system.  The CRA is cooperating with the RCMP in its ongoing investigation into recent cyber incidents. As the investigation continues, [...]

By |2020-09-17T18:58:06+00:00September 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

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

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
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