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Free tax clinics go virtual

| Canada Revenue Agency | news releases

Free tax clinics are important to communities throughout Canada. Due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, many community organizations had to close, postpone, or scale back on the free tax clinics they offer.


Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy - Application

| Canada Revenue Agency | backgrounders

To help employers through the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has implemented the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). The CEWS aims to prevent further job losses, encourage employers to re-hire workers who were laid off as a result of COVID-19, and help position businesses to resume normal operations more easily following the crisis.


2020 tax filing season launch

| Canada Revenue Agency | backgrounders

Over one hundred years ago, The Income Tax War Act of 1917 was introduced to fund the expenses of the First World War. At the time, the Department of Inland Revenue, which became the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), had 36 employees across the country.


Government kicks off support of Canadian journalism organizations

| Canada Revenue Agency | news releases

A strong and independent media is essential to a well-functioning democracy. In today’s changing media landscape, Canadian news outlets need support as they evolve to meet the demands of a globalized, digital marketplace.


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