COVID-19: FAQ for Businesses

This page presents answers to the most frequently asked questions we have received in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. We hope they give you the information you need.

Corporation income tax

How does the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) affect the tax credits a corporation can claim for salaries and wages?

As government assistance, the CEWS reduces the salaries and wages for which the credit is being claimed.

General information

What is currently the fastest way to receive a refund?

Direct deposit is the fastest way to receive a refund.

For information about registering for direct deposit, see Direct Deposit of Refunds.

What is currently the fastest, safest way to file a return?

Online is the fastest, safest way to file a return, since it reduces physical handling of documents.

For more information, see our online services for businesses.

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