Learning Payroll I

An introduction to the payroll function designed for new staff with no or limited exposure to payroll, or those returning to payroll after a break. Learn about processing and reporting requirements, and the payroll practitioner's key role in statutory withholding and remittance.

The first-step in payroll

Learning Payroll I is a comprehensive introduction to the payroll function for:

  • New staff with no or limited exposure to payroll and junior payroll staff
  • Practitioners returning to the payroll field
  • Other professionals who have functional responsibility for payroll
  • Suppliers providing payroll services to corporate customers.

Participants learn about processing and reporting requirements and the payroll practitioner's key role in government statutory withholding and remittance. Take home materials include Setting-up A New Payroll Checklist and Learning Payroll I learning materials binder.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Get introduced to concepts of the roles and responsibilities of payroll compliance
  • Learn how to manually produce a net pay
  • Understand the basic concepts of payroll deductions
  • Understand general information of the federal and provincial remitting process

The curriculum covers:

  • Introduction to payroll
    • Defining payroll
    • Setting up a new payroll
    • Controls and security
    • Earnings and deductions
    • Methods of payment

  • Processing a payroll
    • Required information
    • Employee-employer relationship
    • Introduction to taxable benefits and allowances
    • Calculating and producing a pay
    • Statutory deductions

  • Employment/Labour Standards
    • Hours of work
    • Overtime
    • Pregnancy/parental leave
    • Statement of wages
    • Statutory holidays
    • Vacation

  • Government reporting
    • Canada Revenue Agency remittances
    • Revenu Québec remittances
    • Provincial healthcare and education taxes and remittances
    • Employment Insurance premium reduction
    • Record of Employment overview
    • Workers' compensation

  • Records retention
    • Federal and provincial requirements

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.

FOR ANY QUESTIONS or concerns regarding this registration, please contact member services at membership@payroll.ca


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