Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) Application Deadlines
The CEWS and CERS application deadlines are quickly approaching. The deadline for all CEWS and CERS applications is the later of January 31, 2021 and 180 days after the end of the claim period.
For CEWS applications, this means that applications for claim periods 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be due no later than January 31, 2021. For CEWS claim period 6, which would cover the 4-week claim period from August 2 to August 29, 2020, the deadline to apply would be February 25, 2021 (180 days after the end of the claim period).
For CERS applications, this means that applications for claim period 1 (September 27 to October 24, 2020) is due no later than April 22, 2021 (180 days after the end of the claim period).
If you believe your business qualifies for either the CEWS and/or the CERS and have not yet applied for some or all of the earlier claim periods, please contact our office to ensure your application is filed by the application deadline.