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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) amount to claim
10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers reduction
Line F –10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers reduction
For claim periods 5 and later, the amount for this line will be 0.
For periods 1 to 4, you will need to calculate the amount of your 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy (a separate
program) that applies to this CEWS claim period before you enter it at Line F.
Generally, the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers is equal to:
10% of the remuneration you paid from March 18 to June 19, 2020, up to $1,375 for
each eligible employee
The total maximum of the temporary subsidy is $25,000 per employer.
CEWS and the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers are intended to provide total support of up to 75%, not
75% + 10%. If you are eligible for both wage subsidies for a claim period, any amount you calculate under the
10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers in the period will reduce the amount available for you to claim under
the CEWS in that same period.
You may choose to have the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy be less than 10% of the remuneration you paid so that
you can receive a higher amount of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. If you enter 0 as your amount for the 10%
Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers in your CEWS application, the CEWS will be determined as if you are
electing 0% as the prescribed percentage for 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers, and are requesting the
maximum amount of CEWS instead.