Canadians told to pay back CERB say eligibility requirements were unclear

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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.

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Original Article Source Credits:   CBC News , https://www.cbc.ca/

Article Written By:  Peter Zimonjic, Catherine Cullen 

Original Article Posted on:  Dec 09, 2020 

Link to Original Article:  https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canadians-told-to-pay-back-cerb-cra-1.5834950

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