Hawkins & Co.

Wage Subsidy Part 2

Longer-lived, more flexible, and even more complicated Last Friday, the government posted its plans for amending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (or CEWS). Pity they did that at 4pm just before the weekend, but what are you going to do…. Recall that...

COVID Tidbits

We hope everybody is keeping safe and healthy! Now that we’ve been in this for a while….. the flow of big updates has slowed down. However, there are still some developments. Some of these are filling in the pieces around funding for specific programmes...

Wage Subsidy…This is how it works

Yes, this is another long blog post. If you’re planning a claim, we suggest you print this off and work through it by section. And yes, it’s complicated. (If you think this is bad, try reading the actual legislation at Bill C-14 431 A second Act respecting...

Latest Tweaks

The government has made more tweaks this week that are worth bringing to your attention. 1.Broadening eligibility for CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) The government has broadened the criteria. Previously, you had to declare NO income from (self-)employment...