CPA Members - Early-bird (register 14 days prior to seminar date)
$399.00 plus taxes
CPA Members - Regular:
$449.00 plus taxes
Non-member - Early-bird (register 14 days prior to seminar date)
$599.00 plus taxes
Non-member - Regular:
$649.00 plus taxes

2014 Year-End & New Year Requirements

One-day Seminar

For certified members, this seminar counts toward 7.5 hours of continuing professional education. Click here to find a date and location in your area.

A key installment in our Professional Development Series, this seminar helps participants win the year-end reporting race and get a head start on the New Year requirements. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of existing payroll legislation and practices to ensure their organization’s current payroll is accurate, and will look ahead to expectations for the new year and beyond.

The curriculum covers:

What’s new with the CRA, Revenu Québec & Service Canada?

Federal legislative update

  • 2015 rates, tax exemptions & PA limits
  • Changes to T4 and T4A slips
  • EI hiring credit for small business
  • Taxable benefit update
  • New services available through My Business Account
  • New EI benefits for parents of critically ill children
  • Best variable weeks for EI unemployment claims
  • ROE Web changes
  • Changes to RL-1 slip

Jurisdictional changes

  • Updates to employment/labour standards
  • Provincial budget announcements
    • tax rates
    • health tax levies
    • HST update
  • Provincial pension legislation
    • including pooled registered pension plan legislation being introduced
  • Workers compensation assessable earnings

Year-end reporting

  • Year-end/new year checklist
  • Extensive taxable benefit tables
  • How to complete T4, T4A, RL-1 slips and related summaries
  • Filing options
  • Deadlines and penalties
  • Adding, amending or cancelling slips
  • Avoiding a PIER
  • Correcting payroll errors