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Are you eligible for CEBA loan and how to apply

on Tue, 04/14/2020 - 19:21

*Updated on April 16, 12:45pm - updated program details

Ok... so we are finally getting some details on the CEBA (Canada Emergency Business Account) loan for small businesses.... 

Here we go, are you eligible? The criteria seems to be very strightforward. 

- Canadian-operated businesses that have a payroll of $20,000 to $1,500,000 in 2019 as reported in Box 14 of the business’ 2019 T4 Summary, as long as you do not run a union, charity, or religious organization;
- your business must have a CRA Business Number and be operational on or before March 1, 2020;
your business needs to have an

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

Federal and provincial governments making Ontarians a fool in 2019

on Sun, 03/31/2019 - 23:50

April Fools' Day is usually a day of fun by playing practical jokes or spreading hoaxes, but this year’s April Fools' Day is absolutely not fun for Ontarians. Particularly to our finances. 

What is changing on April 1, 2019
Carbon tax
The federal government's $20-per-tonne carbon tax kicks in on April 1 in four provinces, including Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick. The carbon tax will result in an approximate cost increase of 4.4 cents a liter for gasoline, 3.91 cents per cubic meter for natural gas and 3.10 cents a liter for propane.

TruFinancial Consultants devotes to meet clients' health care needs

on Thu, 12/17/2015 - 01:15


Markham, Ontario, December 16, 2015 — Markham-based financial and health care consulting firm TruFinancial Consultants focuses on ensuring elder clients’ physical, emotional, social and financial well-being by helping them to navigate the health care system in Ontario.

Health care represents a significate portion of the provincial budget. TruFinancial Consultants is familiar with Ontario’s health care system and personal care solutions, thus able to direct clients to the right resources once their doctors had indicated they need support for medical/health care.