The latest financial news and accounting tips from KWB.
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) Explained
“The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or […]
Temporary Changes to EI (Employment Insurance)
As of September 27, 2020, there are some temporary changes to the EI program to help you access EI benefits. These changes will be in effect for 1 year. Go […]
CERB has ended – What happens now?
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has ended for many participants. So what happens now? Transitioning from CERB to Employment Insurance Those who have not yet hit the 28-week maximum […]
Government introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit to help workers and businesses
March 25, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to protect Canadians and the economy from the impacts […]
Who qualifies for EI?
Whether you qualify for EI will still depend on your specific situation, such as regional rate of employment, and the number of hours worked in the last 52 weeks. The government recommends […]
EI for the self-employed
An advantage to being self-employed is that you don’t pay into Employment Insurance (EI) like employees do. However, a program was introduced in 2010 which allows self-employed individuals to opt […]
EI, OAS and CPP Rulings
Employment and Social Development Canada (“ESDC”) is responsible for EI, OAS and CPP rulings, not Canada Revenue Agency. On April 1, 2013, the Social Security Tribunal (“SST”), an independent administrative […]
Depending on the amount of your payroll remittance you may have some options as to when you are required to remit it to CRA. Regular Payroll Remittance You are a […]
Employment Insurance For Related People
Employers are required by law to deduct Employment Insurance (EI) premiums from all insurable earnings paid to their employees who are engaged in insurable employment. If an employer is unsure […]