COVID-19: Important updates
- Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB): Apply for the CERB in CRA My Account or over the phone.
- Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS): Apply using CRA My Business Account, Represent a Client or the Web Forms application.
- Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB): Apply in CRA My Account or over the phone.
- Tax filing and payment deadlines for 2019: The deadline for individuals to file has been extended to June 1, 2020, and the deadline to pay any amounts owed has been extended to September 1, 2020. Note: some taxpayers may have received a Notice of Assessment that says the deadline for payment is April 30, 2020, which is incorrect.
Find more information on tax and benefits measures to help support Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Apply for child and family benefits, including the Canada child benefit, and find benefit payment dates
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