Ontario Bill 47: ESA Changes and the Impact on Payroll

Archived: Available until February 15, 2020

Do you know which sections of Bill 148 has been repealed and what this means for employers? Join the CPA as we host a complimentary 60 minute webinar and 30 minute question and answer period with facilitators from the Compliance Services Department of the CPA and speakers from the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

British Columbia Employer Health Tax

Archived: Available until March 13, 2020

If you have British Columbia (B.C.) payroll you may be required to file and pay a new annual payroll tax online, employer health tax (EHT).  Join the Canadian Payroll Association and representatives from the Minister of Finance B.C. for an informative 90 minute webinar on calculating, reconciling and administering B.C. EHT.   

Managing Absenteeism

Archived: Available until March 28, 2020

If you manage or supervise people, you do expect workers to miss days due to illness (planned or unplanned). But do you know some of the factors that contribute to high absenteeism and how they affect an employee’s morale and your organization’s bottom line? During this webinar, we will discuss factors that contribute to high absenteeism and how performance management can help you track and monitor absenteeism before it becomes problematic.

Correcting Payroll Errors and Repayment of Salary or Wages

Archived: Available until April, 10, 2020

Most payroll practitioners have, at one time or another, had to deal with a payroll error or have been tasked with recovering a repayment of salary or wages. Both CRA and RQ have introduced new requirements for employers on correcting overpayments. This informative webinar will provide you with the most recent legislative changes and assist you and your organization in implementing payroll best practices regarding the administrative requirements under the most common situations employers may encounter.

Weed in the Workplace

Archived: available until April 24 2020

In late 2018, Canada legalized recreational cannabis. How will this impact your organization? During this webinar, we will discuss the challenges of managing cannabis in the workplace and its potential impacts on employers and employees. This is a great opportunity for employers to gain insight on the impairment effects of cannabis and better understand how these effects can impact your organization and staff.

Payroll Continuity Planning: How Prepared Is Your Organization?

Archived: available until May 15, 2020

Would your organization’s payroll be impacted by major events like a fire, natural disaster or pandemic? Paying employees accurately and on time is one of the most critical functions for an organization. With many Canadians living paycheque to paycheque, ensuring payroll continuity is crucial to the very financial survival of employees. This informative webinar, facilitated by an industry expert, will take you through the tools and processes needed to ensure your organization’s payroll is prepared for potential business interruptions.

Respect in the Workplace

Archived: available until July 24, 2020

Harassment of any kind has no place in the workplace. As an employer, you are legally obligated to ensure the work environment is safe and free from any form of workplace harassment or sexual harassment. Join us for an informative webinar to discuss Ontario’s Bill 132 and the expanded definition of harassment, along with handling delicate workplace scenarios.

Ethics in Payroll

Archived: available until September 24, 2020

How do you integrate confidentiality and integrity with payroll compliance? Join us on September 24, 2019 as we take a look at ethical control of payroll, payroll in disrepute and provide sample Code of Ethics that you can take away.

Managing RRSP Contributions Through Payroll

Archived: available until September 25, 2020

RRSP contributions through payroll allow employees the option to defer income tax on employment income along with a convenient method of saving for the future. Learn how to administer RRSP contributions through payroll in compliance with government legislation under CRA and Revenu Quebec.

Dealing With an Additional Payday in a Taxation Year

Archived: Available until October 11, 2020

Every eleven years organizations processing payroll using a bi-weekly pay frequency can experience 27 pay periods. With a weekly pay frequency this may occur every seven years where there can be 53 weekly pay periods. Does this mean that employees may be getting an extra pay or will the employees experience a reduction in the amount they are being paid? Join us for this informative webinar to learn what this means and how to avoid these pitfalls.

Payment on Filing: What an Employer Needs to Know

Archived: Available until October 24, 2020

Have you received late remittance penalties due to statutory remittances made after year-end as a result of T4 year-end adjustments? Are you aware of the new legislative policy from CRA that will allow employers to make a final remittance as part of their year-end filing without incurring late payment penalties? A change is being introduced starting with the 2019 tax filing year, which will allow employers to make a final payment on filing under certain conditions. This new policy, called Payment on Filing (PoF), is the result of the CPA's advocacy initiatives.