2021 BC Residential Real Estate Tax Update

A reminder of some important due dates and key updates: Vancouver The Vancouver Empty Homes Tax declaration is due Tuesday February 2nd 2021 Every residential property owner must make a declaration on whether or not the property is subject to the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax or whether it is exempt. For 2020, a 1.25% tax […]

Temporary Relief for Employee Automobile Benefits for the 2020 and 2021 Taxation Years due to COVID-19

On December 21, 2020, the Department of Finance Canada released a backgrounder and draft legislation to provide temporary relief in respect of employee automobile benefits for the 2020 and 2021 taxation years due to the impact of COVID-19. Key Takeaways: Reduced Standby Charges: Employees can use their 2019 automobile usage to determine whether they are […]

Taxation of CEBA and CECRA

This article is from the quarterly Canadian Overview, a newsletter produced by the Canadian member firms of Moore North America. These articles are meant to pursue our mission of being the best partner in your success by keeping you aware of the latest business news. CEBA – Forgivable LoanIf you are a small business owner […]

January 31st Deadline for Claiming the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) for the March 15th to August 1st, 2020 Periods

Please note that there is a firm deadline of January 31st, 2021 for eligible businesses that have suffered a revenue decline to apply for the CEWS which provides up to $847 per employee per week for the period from March 15th to August 1st, 2020. To qualify, a business must have suffered a revenue decline […]