Tax Alert Archives September 2020

COVID-19 Tax Update: B.C. announces CEWS-like employment incentive

On September 17, 2020, the government of British Columbia announced that it would introduce the B.C. Increased Employment Incentive (BCIEI).  The BCIEI is a refundable tax credit with criteria similar to the federal Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS); see…

Prepared by: Tyler Berg

Tyler is an Associate working in the Vancouver office. During his law degree, Tyler participated in the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program and the UBC Law Review, and played intramural ice hockey for the UBC Law Legal Eagles. Tyler also… more »


COVID-19 Tax Update: Minister of National Revenue issues time extension orders under Time Limits Act

The Minister of National Revenue (the “Minister”) recently issued orders pursuant to the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) (the “Act”), extending certain time periods under the Income Tax Act (“ITA”) and Excise Tax Act (“ETA”).

Most importantly, the…

Prepared by: Vivian Esper

Vivian is an is an associate working out of the Vancouver office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Vivian’s practice focuses on tax dispute resolution with the Canada Revenue Agency and Tax Court of Canada.  Her practice also includes tax planning involving individuals,… more »