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Are you eligible to qualify for CERB and how to apply

on Sat, 04/04/2020 - 16:30

*Updated on April 28, 4:45pm - updated details
*Updated on April 25, 9:15pm added tax treatment on CERB
*Updated on April 20, 9:36am - updated program expansion details from News releases from Prime Minister Office
*Updated on April 16, 9:45am - updated program expansion

So, we now have more information on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.... 

First of all, who qualifies?

- You have to be 15 years old or up;
- You have to be residing in Canada;
- You have stopped working because of COVID19 whereas you didn't quit your job;
- You had at least $5,000 income (gross) in 2019 or in the 12

What you need to know on applying EI due to COVID19

on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 17:30

*Updated on May 1, 2020 4:00pm Essential Businesses list was updated for May 4, 2020
*Updated on April 4, 2020 11:28am - updated Ontario's essential businesses list
*Updated on March 26, 2020 11:25am - added Canada Emergency Response Benefit announced
*Updated on March 23, 2020 11:25pm - added essential businesses list

The City of Toronto just announced state of emergency and we, as essential businesses can stay open. So what are considered as essential? Here is the list of essential businesses defined by the province (actually much more than what I thought... not surprising, beer, wine and