Rules to CERB.
For those employers who are currently paying the Ontario Health Tax (Employers’ with more than $490,000 payroll).
The exemption from EHT payments has been increased from $490,000 to $1,000,000 for all of 2020.
Further details can be found at https://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/bulletins/eht/eht-exemption-2020.html.
Employees can now earn up to $1,000 per month AND collect CERB. Prior to this, employees were disqualified from CERB if they earned any money during the period covered by CERB.
This new rule:
How to calculate the Temporary Wage Subsidy
The savings is taxable income to the employer.
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Chatham-Kent Economic Development has made links available on our website to key business resources related to COVID-19: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/EconomicDevelopment/covid-19-business-resources
We also urge businesses to monitor the ongoing updates at Chatham-Kent Public Health: https://ckphu.com/2020/01/covid19/
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