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GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #8

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #8

By: Deborah Bourchier COVID-19 has pressed the pause button on long-term decision making in much of the business community. Many small and medium sized businesses that were thriving, or at least experiencing healthy growth, are now struggling as they navigate this current crisis. High level decisions being contemplated two months ago have been overtaken by […]

Duties of Charity & Not-For-Profit Board Members During the Pandemic

Duties of Charity & Not-For-Profit Board Members During the Pandemic

By Adam Aronson, CPA, CA Senior Manager, Assurance & Advisory Services While we all grapple with the challenges of the pandemic at home and at work, boards members of charity and not-for-profits have the added responsibility of fulfilling their duties as directors. Key issues for charity and not-for-profit board members to consider are: Cash Flow […]

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #7

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #7

By: Jeffrey Miller With few exceptions, the financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is also hurting not-for-profit organizations and charities. The outlook is particularly bleak for those not-for-profits reliant on membership fees such as tennis and golf clubs and similar organizations where people pay a fee to pursue an activity of common interest. The forced […]

Webinar: A Practical Overview and Example of Qualifying for Government COVID-19 Funding

Webinar: A Practical Overview and Example of Qualifying for Government COVID-19 Funding

As the economic fallout continues from the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations across the country are facing financial challenges and asking about government support. This webinar was co-hosted by GGFL’s Natalie Evans and Chad Saikaley and lawyers Roberto Aburto and Colin Green from Gowling WLG. Our panel provide a practical overview of the legal, accounting and payroll […]

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance

Additional COVID-19 Resources COVID-19 – Helping Your Employees New Tax Filing and Tax Payment Deadline Managing Your Cash Flow During COVID-19 The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Updated September 10, 2020 On September 9th, the government announced that the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program would be extended one final time. The program now covers the […]

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #6

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #6

By: Josh Engel Among the many stresses and strains the COVID-19 epidemic is having on small and medium sized businesses, the landlord-tenant relationship looms large. I have both landlords and tenants as clients so I’m hearing both sides of what is a terrible dilemma. On one level, it’s simple: The tenant’s business has either slowed […]

Aid for Students and Seniors

Aid for Students and Seniors

Additional COVID-19 Resources COVID-19 – Helping Your Employees New Tax Filing and Tax Payment Deadline Managing Your Cash Flow During COVID-19 The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy GGFL Service Changes Signing Your Tax Return Electronically Secure Document Drop-Off COVID-19, Taxes and Office Operations Client Safety and Care During COVID-19 Aid for Students Applications for the Canadian […]

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #5

GGFL COVID-19 Commentary Week #5

By: Donna Ho-Faloon Dentists and doctors are not professionals typically associated with economic vulnerability but the COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be a blight on the entire small business community of which dentists and doctors are very much a part. We understand enough about how the virus is spread to understand how precarious working life […]