Category Archives: Employee Benefits

Taxable benefits – cash or non-cash?

Taxable benefits, with one exception, are only insurable earnings for EI premium purposes where these are provided as cash or near-cash. If taxable benefits are non-cash, the general rule is that no EI premiums are due and there is no … Continue reading

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How employee benefits impact GST remittances

One of the oft forgotten topics in payroll is the relationship between employee benefits and federal and/or provincial sales taxes, GST, HST and QST. Here we’ll use the single term GST to refer to all three. Most employee benefits have … Continue reading

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