Canada and Covid-19: Canadian Tax Measures Adopted in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Authors: Khashayar Haghgouyan


The following report summarizes the most salient tax measures adopted by the government of Canada in response to the COVID-19 crisis. These measures target both individuals and businesses in an effort to alleviate the dire economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of Canadians. The last section of the report briefly considers some of the prospective fiscal avenues available to help the Canadian economy recover from this unprecedented worldwide crisis.

Keywords: COVID-19, Canadian tax measures, The Canada Emergency Response Benefit, The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, international income tax issues relating to COVID-19, Canadian economy