Tax Alert Archives April 2020

COVID-19 Tax Update: Federal Court of Appeal extends suspension period and implements measures allowing certain matters to proceed

On April 2, 2020 the Federal Court of Appeal released a Notice to the Parties and the Profession extending the suspension period, during which time the computation of time under both procedural rules and any direction or order of the…

Prepared by: Hayleigh Cudmore

Hayleigh Cudmore is an associate practising in the firm’s Toronto office. Hayleigh’s practice focuses on all aspects of taxpayer representation and tax litigation. She also advises clients on the tax aspects of a wide variety of matters, including corporate reorganizations… more »


COVID-19 Tax Update: Department of Finance Releases Guidance on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

As part of the federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) proposes to provide a 75 per cent wage subsidy to eligible employers for up to 12 weeks, retroactive to March 15, 2020. The…

Prepared by: Julia Ji

Julia Ji is an associate practising in the firm’s Toronto office. Julia’s practice includes corporate tax advisory, tax planning, business structuring and tax litigation. Prior to joining Thorsteinssons, Julia was a certified digital project manager specializing in enterprise information architecture… more »