The message means that based on the information in the CRA’s records, your business does not meet eligibility criteria for the CEBA payroll stream.
The Government of Canada remains committed to supporting small businesses throughout the pandemic. You may be able to fix your original loan application by requalifying under the Non-Deferrable Expense stream.
This reclassification process will not be immediately available, but CIBC will contact you by email as soon as it is launched.
Once the process is available, to requalify under the Non-Deferrable Expense stream, please visit the CEBA Document Upload Opens in a new window.Website Opens in a new window., complete a new attestation, and provide supporting documentation to demonstrate between $40,000 CA and $1,500,000 CA in 2020 Non-Deferrable Expenses. You have until October 1, 2021 to submit this information and upload supporting documents for your eligible non-deferrable expenses. For more information, please visit the Canada Emergency Business Account website Opens in a new window..
If you successfully requalify under the Non-Deferrable Expense stream, your business may also be eligible for the $20,000 expansion.
Applicants who do not attempt to requalify under the Non-Deferrable Expense stream will be contacted with further information regarding their original loan 4 to 8 weeks following the October 1 deadline to requalify.
We will contact loan holders that do not ultimately meet program eligibility under either stream with further information regarding their original loan. This will be done before the end of June; no further action is required at this time.