- CRA has opined that U.S. Economic Impact payments received by residents of Canada are not taxable in Canada.
- 1,252,830 Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) applications have been approved for a total value of $41.12 billion (as of October 4, 2020).
- On October 9, 2020, the Government announced that the CEWS program will be extended to June 2021. Further, the maximum subsidy for period 8 (calculated using October’s revenues) of 65% would be maintained for the next two periods even though it was scheduled to decline.
- 767,336 businesses have been approved for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) for a total disbursal of $30.62 Billion (as of October 8, 2020).
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