Payroll Tools, Checklists & Calculators

Useful resources to keep you on track with your payroll responsibilities. Some tools are for members only, but many are open to the public.

  • 2017 Year-end & New Year Requirements Checklist — A popular reference sheet to help keep you on track for a smooth year-end.
  • SIN Verification Tool — Find out if your new employee's social insurance number is valid. 
  • Termination Checklist — A valuable summary of payroll-related actions for employer-initiated terminations.
  • Payroll Terminology — A useful tool to help you stay current with payroll terminology, find appropriate terms to create effective policies and procedures, and become a more effective communicator.
  • Payroll Compliance Tests — Find out how much you know. Take the quizzes that accompany our Payroll Best Practices Guidelines (essential self-service compliance tools to support you in your payroll duties).
  • PCP Visitor Centre – Is PCP Certification for you? Visit the free PCP Visitor's Centre to find out! Get a firsthand look at the newly designed online Learning Management System and learn more about how PCP certification can benefit you. 
  • Record of Employment Guide from Service Canada (PDF)

  • CPP Decision Tool — Is your employee subject to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) changes brought forth by Bill C-51? (Member benefit)
  • Termination Calculator — Figure out payments when terminating an employee. (Member benefit)
  • Written & Oral Communications Modules — Learn the communication skills payroll practitioners need to succeed. (Member benefit. Counts for CPE hours)