Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)
Due to routine system maintenance, CRA My Business Account and Represent a Client will not be available from Friday May 14 at 11:00 p.m. ET to Monday May 17, 2021, at 6:00 a.m. ET.
The Business enquiries call centre will be unavailable Saturday May 15, 2021.
On April 19, 2021, the Government announced their proposed budget which includes extending the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy.
Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses, starting on September 27, 2020, until June 2021.
This subsidy will provide payments directly to qualifying renters and property owners, without requiring the participation of landlords.
If you are eligible for the base subsidy, you may also be eligible for lockdown support if your business location is significantly affected by a public health order for a week or more.
May 20, 2021: Last day to apply for claim period 2
Next period opens
June 6, 2021: First day you can apply for claim period 9
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