Payroll Law (Canada ) Seminar by CareerTrack
How well do you know Canadian Payroll Law?
Are you fully versed in the rules, record-keeping
policies, withholding regulations, and labour standards that affect payroll
processing? Are you up-to-date on the government's latest changes, amendments,
and requirements? Even seasoned payroll pros may find themselves needing a
refresher … and if you are just getting started in the field, navigating the
finer points of payroll law can easily become an exercise in frustration.
Join us for one day of focused, powerful training, and you'll discover
information, strategies, and techniques to help you master all the core concepts
of Canadian Payroll Law. You'll discover critical areas where you may be lacking
skills or information, and gain the knowledge needed to strengthen your weak
points and bring new clarity to those "grey areas" so prevalent in payroll law.
Record-keeping requirements, remittances, jurisdictional issues, proper filing
procedures, taxable vs. nontaxable withholdings, and US laws that affect
Canadian workers — we'll cover a wealth of need-to-know information in this
energizing, intense day of learning.
What you learn in just one fast-paced day could save you thousands of dollars in
fines and penalties, as well as minimize legal blunders that could land your
organization in legal hot water. This seminar will provide the peace of mind
that comes from knowing you are following legal mandates precisely, and the
satisfaction that comes from performing your job with knowledge and confidence.
Canada Payroll Law — Seminar Overview
Canadian Payroll Basics — what every payroll
processor needs to know to get started
- Employee/employer relationships
- The roles and responsibilities of the payroll
- Employee or self-employed? Understand how to
define your workers
- Why it is so important to determine worker
- The penalties, fines, and interest for
- Record-keeping requirements for setting up a
new employee, taxation requirements of CRA, and pay records
- Contract of service vs. contract for service
- Minimum wage rules you must be aware of
- How age factors are considered in EI and CPP
- An overview and review of the various forms
and guides required by CRA
- Filing procedures and deadlines for taxation
- How to avoid the PIER Report
- When and how to remit taxes
- Remittances to CRA and Revenue Quebec
- Filing forms TD1 and Quebec TP1015.3-V — who
- Review of forms T4, T4A, and RL-1
- A handy checklist to follow for year-end
Employment and Labour Standards That Affect Payroll Processing
- Pay issues when statutory or public holidays
- The nine public holidays recognized under
Canada Labour Law
- Standards for pregnancy, maternity, and
- How to handle special payments: bonus
payments, vacation pay, retroactive pay, sick pay
- Which benefits are taxable and which are not?
- The twelve requirements that must be met for
record keeping in Canada
- Tables for jurisdictional issues: minimum
wage, identifying holidays by jurisdiction, taxation by jurisdiction
- What to do if your employee has overtime in a
week where there is a holiday
- The difference between vacation time vs.
Withholdings: Taxable vs. Nontaxable, Garnishments — Federal and Provincial
- Employment insurance premiums
- Federal and provincial income tax regulations
- Employer share of statutory deductions
- Special payments: bonuses, retroactive pay,
vacation pay, tips, etc.
- Garnishment basics
- Taxable vs. Nontaxable
- Withholding requirements
- Taxable benefits and
- Income tax sources and
- Mandatory, statutory, and
Special Circumstances and Unique Concerns
- How to handle final pay
- Severance and terminations
- Should vacation pay be
included in final wage payments?
- Death of employee
- US Source income for Canadian Companies
located in the United States
- Resident vs. nonresident
rules — United States
- A definition of "US Source"
income vs. "Canada Source" income
- How the Canadian tax treaty
benefit affects taxation rules
- The impact of United States
FLSA on Canadian Labour Laws
- Real-life examples of calculations used in
- What compensation and taxation issues should
be considered when your employees work part time in a US location?
- What are the resident vs. non-resident
taxation rules you must follow?
- Special considerations for Quebec-based
employees — what you need to know
- When do Canada/Quebec Pension Plan
- How to calculate the employer share of EI and
- How to handle extraordinary payments:
commission payments, director's fees, etc.
- Unique workers who are taxed differently:
hairdressers, barbers, taxi drivers, or other passenger-carrying vehicles
Seminar Check-In: 8:30AM
Seminar Program: 9:00AM - 4:00PM