Payroll Administration in Ontario

If you want to mitigate your organization’s risk of receiving costly fines and penalties, your knowledge and expertise needs to extend beyond federal legislation and the Canada Revenue Agency. You also need deep and specific knowledge of all the legislated requirements set forth by every provincial government in which your organization pays employees.

As Canada’s most populace province and home to near 8 million workers, Ontario is often the focus for employers and their payroll professionals. To help, the Canadian Payroll Association has developed this two-day seminar to provide payroll professionals in Ontario with the federal legislative compliance requirements they need before taking a deep dive into the specific requirements for employers in Ontario. Topics include:

  • Employment standards legislation

    • Hours Of Work

    • Vacation

    • Public Holidays

    • Job-Protected Leaves

  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) payroll requirements

  • Ontario Employer Health Tax

  • Ontario family support and court-ordered garnishments

  • Termination of employment

Who Should Attend:

This hands-on, two-day workshop is designed for payroll professionals administering a payroll in Ontario who are:

  • new to processing payroll for employees in Ontario

  • in need of a refresher on Ontario payroll requirements

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify whether an employee-employer relationship exists

  • Apply minimum standards required under the Ontario Employment Standards Act 2000

  • Determine taxable employment income, including cash wages as well as employer provided benefits

  • Manage legal deductions for garnishments and family support for employees in Ontario

  • Calculate and remit Ontario Employer Health tax

  • Calculate and remit WSIB premiums

  • Process payroll and withhold the required statutory deductions for CPP contributions, EI premiums and income tax.

  • Process remittances to CRA

  • Manage termination of employment, including final payments and issuance of a Record of Employment (ROE)

Your registration includes: seminar presentation, course reference manual and handouts, exercises with answers, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments for all breaks.

Dress code is business casual. Please dress in layers to accommodate temperature fluctuations.

CANCELLATIONS OR SEMINAR TRANSFER: Requests must be received in writing at least five (5) business days prior to the seminar date. Please note a cancellation fee or transfer fee in the amount of $50 plus applicable taxes per day/per registrant for all sessions cancelled or transferred will apply. Cancellation or transfer requests received less than 5 business days prior to the seminar date are not eligible for transfer or refund.

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