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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

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Questions about the wage subsidy

Consult our list of frequently asked questions about CEWS before you call.

Online:
  • Apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
  • Update your business information, including your address and banking information
  • Change a CEWS claim you submitted
By phone:

Call the CRA's business enquiries line for CEWS and account-specific information such as:

  • CEWS eligibility and calculation
  • how to apply
  • My Business Account access
  • payment requirements, or
  • GST and corporate income tax filing information

Before you call:

To verify your identity, you'll need your:

  • business number (BN)
  • business name
  • personal and business account open or an assessed return, reassessment, or other tax document
  • business mailing address
Telephone number:
Teletypewriter (TTY):
Hours:
CRA’s Business Enquiries line hours
Day Hours
Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm (local time)
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm (local time)
Sunday Closed
Closed on public holidays

To make an arrangement to pay a CEWS balance owing, call the CRA’s CEWS payment arrangements number.

Before you call:

To verify your identity, you'll need your:

  • business number (BN)
  • business name
  • personal and business account open or an assessed return, reassessment, or other tax document
  • business mailing address
Telephone number:
Teletypewriter (TTY):
If calling from outside Canada or the United States:
Hours:
CRA’s CEWS payment arrangement line hours
Day Hours
Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm (ET)
Saturday and Sunday Closed
Closed on public holidays

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