The You First Blog

The CRA will be applying automatic interest relief on 2020 tax return balances until April 30th, 2022 if you meet the following criteria: Your total taxable income was $75,000 or less You received at least one of the pandemic relief benefits (CERB, CESB, CRB, EI, CRCB, CRSB) You filed your 2020 income tax If you… Read More

Please note that this will be our final market update until early-May, when the April 30th tax filing deadline has passed. Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist at Dynamic Funds, has shared his market update for 2021 year-to-date. Please read on below. A New Sherriff’s in Town A seemingly endless wave of government stimulus and the… Read More

On Friday, the Federal Government announced plans to extend the Canada Recovery Benefit and Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit by an additional 12 weeks. The existing CRB Benefit of $500 per week remains and the maximum claim period will increase from the 26 weeks to 38 weeks. In addition, the federal sickness benefit will expand from… Read More

This week saw the Toronto S&P TSX Composite index decline by the most it has in a week since October as investors’ concerns about the vaccine rollout weighed on markets. Markets south of the border saw increased volatility as a battle between Wall Street hedge funds and retail “do it yourself” investors raged. Several trouble… Read More