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Form PD27, 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy Self-Identification Form for Employers

If you are eligible to take advantage of the TWS, you will need to fill out and submit Form PD27, 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy Self-Identification Form for Employers, for each of your payroll program (RP) accounts. The CRA will use the information from your Form PD27 to reconcile the TWS on your payroll program (RP) accounts.

PD27 Form

New T4 reporting requirements

For the 2020 tax year, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will be introducing additional reporting for the T4 slip, Statement of Remuneration Paid.

Home office expenses - Flat rate method for the 2020 Tax year

If you worked more than 50% of the time from home for a period of at least four consecutive weeks in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can claim $2 for each day you worked from home during that period.

You can then also claim any additional days you worked at home in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The maximum amount that can be claimed is $400 per individual. This method can only be used for the 2020 tax year.

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