The FG Forum
New Federal and Provincial COVID-19 Benefit Programs
OCTOBER 29, 2021
The Federal Government released updates on several of their existing COVID-19 benefit programs as well as details of two new programs:
- Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP), and
- Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program (HHBRP)
These programs, which will benefit companies that have at least a 40% reduction in revenue, will be in effect until May 7, 2022 and replace the existing Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) which will be in effect until October 23, 2021 (which is the end of Period 21 for CEWS and Period 14 for CERS).
Welcome to Our Newest Partner - Brad Klassen, CPA, CA
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
We're excited to welcome Brad Klassen, CPA, CA to Fort Group!
The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant
MAY 28, 2021
The Province of Manitoba has announced the jointly funded Canada-Manitoba Job Grant. The grant funds training for employees to “help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements of their present job, or to move into a better job.”
Fort Group would like to welcome our newest associate, Andrew Behnke
MAY 18, 2021
Andrew Behnke, CPA, CA, CISA, CIA, CISSP, CRISC brings with him over 20 years of professional experience in risk and assurance services. That experience has spanned over various industries, such as airlines, manufacturing and financial services, and in various capacities from consulting to internal audit and risk services within large public companies.
2021 Federal Budget
APRIL 20, 2021
On April 19, 2021 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland tabled the federal budget.
Join Our Team Today!
FEBRUARY 3, 2021
We are working hard to change what it means to work in public accounting, with an emphasis on work-life balance tailored to each team member. We also have an employee ownership program that allows and encourages you to be more than an employee.
Preparing for Personal Tax Season
JANUARY 28, 2021
Personal tax season is a stressful time for many (accountants included), and with that in mind we want to provide some help organizing your documents to file your taxes on time, properly, and with as little hassle as possible.
COVID-19 and Working From Home
JANUARY 28, 2021
With the impact of COVID-19 on employees and their need to work from home during 2020, CRA has offered some guidance on claiming home office expenditures.
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