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Last year was different. The federal government introduced several support programs to help employers cope with the impacts of the pandemic.

As a result, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has their work cut out for them when it comes to validating payments for support programs.

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Business Owner at Laptop Tax Implications of Covid-19 Government Programs

Did your business take advantage of federal COVID-19 programs in 2020? If so, questions are likely racing through your mind about the tax implications of receiving benefits from the various programs. Find out how the benefits may impact your tax return.

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Lori and Bobby Hurry - Lake Fraser - FBC Member Spotlight

When the Endako Mine closed at the end of 2014, the Village of Fraser Lake lost its biggest employer. About a year later, the only grocery store in the community closed too. It was a tough time for the town. That’s when Lori and Bobby Hurry decided it was time to do something about it.

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Find out what benefits your business will see if you outsource your bookkeeping.

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What are the tax implications of the government’s financial response to COVID-19? Our columnist outlines a few possibilities.

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Right now, if an employee wants to claim work-space-in-the-home expenses, certain conditions must be met. Find out what the current rules are surrounding work-space-in-the-home expenses, what paperwork your employees will need and how they can claim this expense on their tax return.

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The CRA has announced it is starting to gear up its full auditing powers that were mostly suspended since the outbreak began. Find out how this could affect you if you've applied for COVID-19 financial aid programs.

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Maggie Gervais poses with the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award

FBC Member Maggie Gervais was recently recognized for her dedication to her community. She was one of 6 volunteers presented with a prestigious award by the Government of Alberta in December 2019.

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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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Read the latest FBC reviews to learn how we help our Members make life less taxing.

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