Monthly Archives: October 2012

What’s the province of employment when paying a retiring allowance?

Everyone knows the importance of the province of employment. First, getting this right is fundamental to correctly calculating income tax source deductions, since these are in part based on legislation specific to the province concerned. Second, since the province of … Continue reading

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CRA remittances – opportunities for payroll fraud

Employers who run into financial difficulty often use the CRA like a bank, as a source of financing, by failing to remit employee source deductions or employer contributions. However, failing to remit source deductions can also be a form of … Continue reading

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What can be done when employees don’t take vacations?

One aspect of every discussion on work-life balance, alpha personalities or workaholics is the question of employees who refuse to take vacation time away from work. After all, this is no academic question. Stats Canada reports that over 9% of … Continue reading

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