CRA launches a “small-scale” audit pilot project
The CRA has launched a “small-scale” audit program to make sure that successful Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy applicants were in fact eligible and didn’t receive too much money.
As of August 16, $70.0 billion had been paid out under the CERB program, and as of Aug. 19, $29.9 billion under CEWS and $2.7 billion under the CESB.
After the quick implementation of the "Covid-19 benefit" packages, the Canada Revenue Agency will be requiring additional information on your 2020 tax return to check for compliance.
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