Professional Development Seminars

Introductory Seminars:

These seminars are ideal for those new to payroll or who need a refresher. They are geared to provide introductory information for someone just entering the payroll field or for the staff of payroll professionals.

LEARNING PAYROLL I 

LEARNING PAYROLL II

Introduction to federal yEAR-END

A comprehensive introduction to the payroll function especially designed for new staff with no or limited exposure to payroll and junior payroll staff and practitioners returning to the payroll field.

Expand on the concepts from Learning Payroll I by exploring more complex processes and government requirements. It is a comprehensive and interactive seminar.

Designed for payroll practitioners preparing year-end for the first time and for payroll professionals, accountants and managers who need a refresher on the year-end process.

PAYROLL ACCOUNTING — BASIC PRINCIPLES (NEWLY REVISED)

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION IN CANADA (5 day)

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION IN QUEBEC (2 Day)

This seminar gives you the knowledge and skill required to excel at your accounting responsibilities within the payroll function.

This is a five-day intensive seminar that will provide a solid foundation in payroll for anyone new to the function or a refresher for those returning to or gaining responsibility for payroll.

Designed to give you a solid foundation in the basics of payroll in Quebec.

Introduction to Quebec YEAR-END

   

This introductory course is designed for payroll practitioners preparing year-end for the first time or for payroll professionals, accountants and managers who need a refresher on the year-end process, specific to Quebec.

   

Compliance Seminars:

These seminars are geared to provide timely and accurate information for people responsible for payroll on topics relevant to their day-to-day operations.

TAXABLE BENEFITS AND ALLOWANCES

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

HR FUNDAMENTALS FOR THE PAYROLL PROFESSIONAL

Provides legislative details on a number of common benefits and allowances, their statutory withholding treatment, and year-end reporting requirements.

This seminar provides a comprehensive introduction to the standards of employment across the country including jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction overview of key areas including: hours of work, holidays, leaves, vacations, etc.

Learn the key functions within HR—from recruitment to termination of employment and gain a deeper understanding of what is expected from HR including best practices and key skills.

SPECIAL PAYMENTS & COMPLETING THE ROE

YEAR-END AND NEW YEAR REQUIREMENTS

QUEBEC LABOUR STANDARDS

Provides a comprehensive overview of the payroll implications of special payments that fall outside of the norm in processing payroll. The program also deals with the correct completion of the Record of Employment (ROE).

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.

A comprehensive introduction to the standards of employment only within Quebec, including an overview of key areas, including hours of work, holidays, leaves, and vacations.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: YEAR-END & NEW YEAR

STATEMENT OF WAGES FILED WITH CSST (Quebec only)

MANAGING GARNISHMENTS

Focus on what is changing legislatively for year-end and what to anticipate for the new year (does not review the year-end process; see 1-Day Seminar).

This seminar is aimed at those who have to complete the Statement of Wages form or who are interested in issues concerning the calculation of premiums.

Designed to provide a complete overview of the legislation, policies and processes governing garnishments (including both federal and provincial), family support, maintenance orders and wage assignments; and their impact on the payroll process.

Advanced Seminars:

PENSIONS & BENEFITS FROM A PAYROLL PERSPECTIVE

TERMINATIONS

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

Provides you with the opportunity to examine the variability of pension plans and group benefits from a payroll perspective.

Provides you with the tools you need to successfully administer, supervise and oversee a termination of employment including a comprehensive overview of all the steps and requirements involved to reduce liability and the costs.

Prepares you for the implications of paying international assignees, either Canadians who are working in another country or other national employees who transfer to Canada.

ADVANCED PENSION CASE STUDIES FROM A PAYROLL PERSPECTIVE

BEST PRACTICES OF EMPLOYEE GROUP BENEFITS

 

An advanced seminar designed for payroll and pensions/benefits practitioners responsible for the processing and reporting of employee retirement contributions and/or benefits.

This interactive full day seminar will explore advanced tools of the employee benefits industry to help you become a better negotiator at renewal.

 

US Seminars:

U.S. PAYROLL PRIMER FOR CANADIANS (3 days)

PAYROLL ISSUES IN U.S. STATE JURISDICTIONS

U.S. GARNISHMENTS FORUM

A comprehensive seminar covering indispensable training and information from workers’ status issues to tax withholding, depositing, and reporting procedures.

This intensive seminar provides the information necessary to maintain compliance in every state in which you pay employees. It covers state income tax withholding issues, out of state child support withholding orders, residency determinations, fringe benefits issues, and much more.

This one-day class provides a detailed overview of both federal and state garnishment laws and their impact on the payroll process.

U.S. PAYROLL TAX FORUM

U.S. YEAR-END

Complex U.s. Payroll issues I

This comprehensive, one-day seminar is the critical mid-year update for those processing U.S. payroll.

A comprehensive seminar that guides you through U.S. payroll year-end preparation.

This two-day seminar provides management-level training on vital topics.

Accounting and HR:

PAYROLL ESSENTIALS FOR ACCOUNTING & HR PROFESSIONALS

Designed for accounting and human resource professionals who have a functional responsibility to oversee the payroll function but are not actually processing a payroll, this seminar provides an introduction and overview of the payroll function.