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Are employer paid MSP premiums a cash taxable benefit?

I’ve written about this previously, and that article sparked a few comments and some questions. It seems not everyone agrees with my understanding that employer paid MSP premiums are a cash taxable benefit, subject to EI premiums. The distinction between … Continue reading

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Stock Option Benefit Source Deduction and Reporting

Administering stock options can be challenging for payroll, particularly where the persons concerned are no longer employees and there are no other earnings from which to make source deductions. These challenges increased after the related income tax source deduction requirements … Continue reading

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What’s required for retroactive processing in payroll software?

Retroactive payroll processing can be one of the toughest tasks faced by any payroll system. Yet, for many employers, the ability to process retroactive pay adjustments is a fundamental requirement. This article explains some of the basic needs before a … Continue reading

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Reporting subseqent payments to Service Canada

Reporting Subsequent Payments to Service Canada You would think that once an employee has been let go, that would be that. But payroll is never just that simple. It’s not at all uncommon for employees to be paid after what … Continue reading

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