Monthly Archives: February 2021

COVID-19 Benefits Extensions

Work from home

On February 19, 2021, the government announced several extensions to various personal COVID-19 related benefits. They include: The CRB and CRCB (caregiver benefit) maximum eligibility period is extended by 12 weeks to 38 weeks in total. The CRSB (sickness benefit) maximum eligibility period is extended by 2 weeks to 4 weeks in total. The EI… Read more »

Check and Claim Uncashed CRA Cheques

Saving Money

To check for and claim uncashed cheques from the CRA visit https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/uncashed-cheque.html There are many reasons Canadians may have an uncashed cheque from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). For example, someone may have moved and not updated their address, or the cheque may have been lost, stolen, or destroyed. Individuals and their legal representatives can… Read more »

Government Tax Updates Feb 2021

Tax

Self-employed individuals whose net self-employment income was less than $5,000 and who applied for the CERB will not be required to repay the CERB, as long as their gross self-employment income was at least $5,000 and they met all other eligibility criteria. The Prime Minister verbally stated that those who could have applied for CERB… Read more »

New Junior Partners

MPW Junior Partners

MPW Professional Corporation is excited to announce that Laura Smit, Laura Hanlon and Mitchell Geerts have been named Junior Partners of our firm. This talented group of Chartered Professional Accountants have shown tremendous commitment to our clients and our firm. Laura Smit joined MPW in 2007 after graduation from Wilfrid Laurier University. Laura works out… Read more »