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There is exciting news for parents who have been prohibited from claiming child care expenses due to the existing definition of “earned income”. A new Form T778 issued on January 20, 2021 clarifies that CERB and EI recipients can indeed claim child care expenses. There is more good news for disabled employees, too. Here are the details:
The Canada Emergency Benefit Account (CEBA) provided two loans to businesses that suffered revenue declines due to the pandemic. They amounted to a total of $60,000, with $20,000 forgivable, if the loan is repaid December 31, 2022. However, very few expected a 2020 income inclusion. Here are the rules:
As CERB income reporting begins in earnest on the 2020 tax return, Canadians and their advisors are scrambling to confirm eligibility for amounts received last year and if required, to repay amounts received in error. However, a number of questions have arisen around the grey areas of eligibility. A common one surrounded eligibility for individual recipients of dividends from family businesses.
Business owners are struggling and despite the announcement of a new loan program yesterday, is more indebtedness the help that business owners really want at this time?
Join the Society of Real Wealth Managers™ on February 3rd at 11:30 EST to discuss how to interact and adapt to challenges working with your clients and other financial professionals. The focus is on how to overcome the technical, ethical, moral and legal issues that can arise when multiple advisors are involved.