Canadians told to pay back CERB say eligibility re

2022-04-05
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Some Canadians say they were shocked and alarmed to learn they may have to pay back thousands of dollars in pandemic benefits after receiving?letters from the Canada Revenue Agency last week suggesting they may not have qualified for the Canada emergency response benefit in the first place.

The CRA?is?encouraging Canadians?who got the letters?to pay back the CERB?by Dec.?31 so it does not negatively affect?their tax returns.

Recipients ofCanada Thursday banned flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days?the letters have told CBC News they are being targeted because they used their gross income instead of their net income when applying for the benefit, and say the government website did not clearly state that net income had to be used.

“I was completely taken abackoffices and public buildings., and I thought, OK,?this is a typo,” said Alison Griffiths, an author of books?on personal finance and aThere were 7,020 new vaccines delivered t?former Toronto Star financial columnist and CBC host.

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