Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)

Last updated November 30, 2020 This article is intended to provide a high-level overview of the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy

Claiming Home Office Expenses During COVID-19

UPDATE: December 15, 2020 CRA Resources Now Available! The CRA has provided details including simplified forms (Form T2200S and Form T777S) and

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) 2.0

Last updated: October 14, 2020 On July 20, the federal government introduced legislation  that will substantially change the CEWS program

Highlights of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Last updated October 14, 2020: Please note that tax policies are changing rapidly. We are updating this article as details

Tax Season from Home

The story of what happened when Stern Cohen LLP, a 50-person accounting firm, went virtual on the eve of tax

Canada Emergency Response Benefit – Details and Eligibility

FINAL UPDATE: The CERB benefit program ENDED on September 26, 2020.  Instead, click here to read our article on three

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

July 20 Update – The government completely redesigned CEWS (now referred to as CEWS 2.0) which applies for July 5

Proposed Solutions to Support Small Businesses Forced to Close During COVID-19

Clients, Colleagues, and Friends: The partners of Stern Cohen LLP are greatly concerned about the survival of small businesses in

EI Work Sharing Program and the COVID-19 Pandemic

What is it? This program is designed to avoid layoffs by allowing a group of employees to work reduced hours

Ontario Government’s COVID-19 Action Plan

On March 25, 2020, the Ontario government released “Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19” containing a $17 billion response to