Resources | May 25, 2023

Updated info on provincial and territorial statutory holiday legislation for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day)

In 2021, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was established as a statutory holiday for employees in the federal government and federally-regulated workplaces. Since the passing of Bill C-5 on September 30, 2021, other provincial and...
Resources | May 08, 2023

What employers need to know about Ontario payroll legislation

As your business’ payroll expert, you already know that legislative requirements differ between provinces and territories in...
Resources | Jan 10, 2023

You only process tax forms once a year – here’s what you might be forgetting

If you’re responsible for payroll, we don’t have to tell you that it’s complicated. And while you might have a great rhythm...
Resources | Jan 03, 2023

Canadian payroll legislation: 2023 statutory holiday schedule

There are many reasons why Canadian businesses and payroll practitioners mark their calendars with the upcoming statutory...
Resources | Dec 20, 2022

Statutory deductions making you dizzy? We’re here to help

Small business owners can often feel like they’re expected to be masters of all trades. Whether it’s a shelf that needs...
Resources | Dec 19, 2022

Top 10: reasons businesses should outsource payroll

Originally published October 31, 2019 Owning a small business means wearing many metaphorical hats, some of which may feel...
Resources | Dec 13, 2022

Gift cards and taxable benefits: why it’s now easier than ever to thank your team

While we’re all about Paying it Forward all year round, the “season of giving” is officially upon us! And if you’re looking for a way to thank your team for all their hard work, here’s an extra reason to celebrate: it’s now easier than ever to...
Resources | Dec 12, 2022

Why year-to-dates are important to review all year long

Originally published November 15, 2021 As we approach the end of the calendar year, it’s officially time to start focusing...
Resources | Dec 08, 2022

Year-end is here: what you need to know & what's new

Originally published January 15, 2020 Year-end is upon us yet again. Payworks strives to make your year-end experience –...
Resources | Nov 28, 2022

Canadian payroll legislation: Understanding vacationable earnings

Originally published on April 5, 2021 Vacationable earnings are an important and complex portion of any organization’s...
Resources | Nov 14, 2022

A breakdown of minimum wage legislation in Canada

Originally published on March 22, 2021 What is minimum wage? In Canada, legislation (federal and provincial) determines that all employees are eligible to receive minimum wage. By definition, it’s the lowest rate at which an employer can legally pay...
Resources | Nov 07, 2022

Do I have Remembrance Day off work?

Originally published October 26, 2020 That's a great question! Whether or not businesses are closed for Remembrance Day in...
Resources | Oct 31, 2022

Overview of overtime: Employers should have a strategic plan that clearly defines overtime

Originally published: August 17, 2020 Legislative and regulatory information can be overwhelming. Employment standards...
Resources | Sep 19, 2022

Here’s everything Canadian businesses need to know about payroll remittances

Let’s start at the beginning - what is a remittance? By definition, the term “remittance” encompasses the act of sending or...
Resources | Aug 08, 2022

Statutory Holiday Update: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

With the passing of Bill C-5 in 2021, September 30 was established as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and is a...
Resources | Jan 07, 2022

Canadian payroll legislation: 2022 statutory holiday schedule

There are many reasons why Canadian businesses and payroll practitioners mark their calendars with the upcoming statutory...
Resources | Jan 06, 2022

Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) and your business: a conversation

Early in the pandemic, the Ontario government introduced legislation known as the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) to provide for paid and unpaid leaves for employers impacted by COVID-19. As the pandemic continues to drag on and end dates...

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