Blogs

Resident status
Sep 17, 2014
Resident vs. Non-Resident Whether you pay taxes in Canada, and on what income, depends on your residency and where you've earned the money. What are your obligations as a resident vs obligations as a non-resident? Here are three scenarios . . .  
Legislation
Aug 20, 2014
Ontario's budget this year introduced a new tax bracket retro-effective January 1st. The new tax tables effective Sept 1st are now available.  Employers will not be penalized if they do not apply the new tax tables.  Do you know what to do if your payroll or provider is not loading the new tax tables?
Quebec
Jul 23, 2014
VRSP - Voluntary Savings Retirement Plan The province of Québec has brought in legislation for VRSPs effective July 1, 2014. Will other provinces follow suit to help support individuals with retirement savings? All employers will be obliged to offer VRSPs if they have:   •5 or more employees and;
Employee Expenses
Jun 19, 2014
When are Employers Required to Complete a T2200 for Employees?
Premium taxability
May 15, 2014
Premiums Under a Private Health Services Plan As an employer, do you make contributions to a private health services group plan (such as medical and dental plan) for employees outside of Québec?  What is the difference for employees in Québec?
Meal allowance
Apr 17, 2014
Meal Allowances When Paid to an Employee That Works Overtime Did you know that under certain conditions, a meal allowance provided when an employee works overtime, is not considered a taxable benefit?
Mar 19, 2014
Another Canadian Icon is About to Disappear.
Feb 5, 2014
Vacation Time and Pay a Legal Right in Canada