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COVID-19: Federal government updates EI support benefit

Mar 25, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday that the House of Commons has passed an emergency bill for the government’s COVID-19 emergency response. Learn more about the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit.

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COVID-19: Canadian government announces aid package

Mar 18, 2020
On March 18, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the government is introducing an economic aid package to help Canadians and businesses cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What your small business needs to know about COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. The World Health Organization says everyone must play a role to stop the spread of the disease. This includes businesses and employers.

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Late filing penalties for small business taxes

Mar 12, 2020
Learn what penalties you face if you're late filing your small business tax return.

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Nova Scotia Budget Report 2020

Feb 28, 2020
Starting April 1, 2020, the general corporate tax rate in Nova Scotia will decrease from 16% to 14%. The small business tax rate will decrease from 3% to 2.5%. Read the highlights from our tax analysts.

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What you need to know about small business tax filing

Feb 12, 2020
If you’re self-employed or a small business owner, getting ready for tax filing can be daunting. To help make the filing process less stressful, we’ve listed what you need to know for filing your 2019 tax return.

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Taxing non-cash benefits to employees

Feb 05, 2020
A non-cash benefit includes a good, service or property you own that you give to your employee. If that property is paid for by you and provided to your employee, it is still considered a benefit of employment. Find out how these benefits are taxed.

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Free eBook: Tax Readiness Toolkit

Jan 27, 2020
Download a free tax readiness toolkit for small business owners.

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What Canadians think about the CRA's customer service

Jan 22, 2020
Canadians told the CRA what they think about the CRA's customer service in a series of consultations last spring. The CRA recently released the full report and we summarize what Canadians want improved.

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Tax deductions for Canadian farmers

Jan 15, 2020

If you’re a farmer or agricultural producer, you can deduct certain expenses you incurred to earn your income.

Make sure you keep records of all your farm business transactions to be able to support your expense claims.

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