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As we close out a monumental year for change in business and our ways of life. Somethings have remained a constant - payroll and taxes. With the new changes to the end-of-year process and taxes related to COVID-19, do keep your eyes open for updates from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
Working from home is no longer a luxury only a few have access to. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has begun, companies and organizations have had to reshape the office environment, with a majority of the office workforce working from home. With that transition, many employees have had to pay out of pocket for upgrades and technology. The Canadian Federal Government has acknowledged this in it’s Fall Economic Statement, which was released on Nov. 30, and announced that it would make it easier for Canadians to claim expenses up to $400.Read More >
We get it - managing payroll is not simple. In hopes of making your payroll process simple and more effective, we compiled a list of common payroll challenges.
The Canadian Government has created the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) in response to the financial impact COVID-19 is having. This subsidy program was initially known as the Temporary Wage Subsidy, although as the situation evolved, so did the subsidy.Read More >
Getting paid and paying your staff is one of the top priorities of both employees and ownership. Regardless of the size of the organization, ensuring payroll is run correctly and on time is always top of mind. Having your payroll integrated with your ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) will both streamline and automate this process. One ERP solution that provides a payroll module out of the box is Sage 300cloud (formerly known as Accpac).Read More >
A Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is a type of financial account that holds savings and investment assets. RRSP funds are crucial for retirement, so it is important to contribute to this fund each year. By contributing to your RRSP you are reducing your annual gross salary your income tax is calculated on, which may reduce the amount of tax you pay at tax time. But how much is too much? In this blog, we will discuss how to calculate your maximum annual contribution limit.Read More >