Covid-19: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Account information - Step 1 of 3

Before you start

In order to apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), you must be an eligible employer that can demonstrate a reduction in revenue in a particular period that meets the qualifying criteria, as per the CEWS legislation. For more details on determining eligibility and to use the CEWS online calculator, please go to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) page.
For claims filed by an authorized representative, a completed attestation signed by the person with principal responsibility for the financial activities of the employer must be kept in your books and records. An electronic signature is permitted.
For additional help completing your application, see the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) application guide.
Please ensure that your payroll account information is up to date including direct deposit, so that funds can be deposited directly into your bank account. Direct deposit is faster, more convenient and more secure than payment by cheque.
Are you the business owner or an authorized representative?  (required) Get help for: Are you the business owner or an authorized representative?
Has the employer made one or more elections or choices regarding the revenue calculation under subsections 125.7(1) or 125.7(4) of the CEWS program rules?  (required)


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