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Published: December 13, 2020

Last Updated: April 5, 2021

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch offered his insights about CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) repayments in an article published in In the report, David explains that there exists an option for CERB recipients to avoid repayments.

“Self-employed applicants who have filed their 2019 taxes could update their return by filing a T1-ADJ form, where they can amend their expenses so that their net income rises above the $5,000 threshold.” —, “Tax Experts Say There’s A Way To Avoid CERB Repayments If You’re Self-Employed”

Read the report here.


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