COVID-19: Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy Decision Tree

In light of COVID-19, the federal government has announced a number of emergency wage subsidy programs to help reduce the impact of the pandemic on businesses. To guide you through this process we have created an outline summarizing these programs to help you find the right solution.


Eligible Entity with a payroll account number on March 15, 2020 , subsidy or no subsidy - process flow diagram



For further updates, consult Richter’s summary of the various measures announced by the government in response to COVID-19.

Due to the complex nature of these rules, readers are urged to seek out their Richter professionals so that their impact can be properly interpreted.