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Toronto Tax Lawyer Offers Option For CERB recipients To Avoid Repayments in Article

Published: December 11, 2020

Last Updated: April 5, 2021

Toronto tax expert David Rotfleisch gave his thoughts regarding CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) repayments in an article published in In the article, David explains that there might be a simple way in which CERB recipients can avoid repayments.

“There is no obligation for a taxpayer to claim expenses. Self-employed CERB recipients who have filed their 2019 taxes should be able to easily amend their return by filing a T1-ADJ form on which they can reduce the expenses they claimed so that their net income rises above the $5,000 eligibility threshold, Rotfleisch says.” —, “Self-employed and facing CERB repayments? There may be a simple fix, tax experts say”

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