This seminar is designed for accounting and human resource professionals who have a functional responsibility to oversee the payroll function but are not actually processing a payroll. It provides an introduction and overview perspective of the payroll function. Participants will learn about processing and reporting requirements, and payroll practitioners' responsibilities with regard to government statutory withholding and remittance.
- Processing a payroll: reviews the information necessary for payroll, including calculating/producing a pay, withholding statutory deductions, and correcting a payroll error.
- Employment/Labour Standards: the legal requirements for Employment/Labour Standards and how they relate to payroll.
- Government reporting: government remittances, including those made by the Canada Revenue Agency, Revenu Québec, and provincial ministries and bodies. Also touches on the Record of Employment (ROE), workers' compensation and other required reporting.
- Taxable earnings: how to treat various earnings such as bonuses, vacation pay, commissions and more.
- Overview of common taxable benefits and other allowances
- Termination of employment
Who should attend:
Accounting and HR Professionals who oversee Payroll functions
About the presenter: Tina Beauchamp, CPM
Tina is an accomplished Payroll Consultant with the Canadian Payroll Association and is one of eight subject matter experts in payroll legislation, research and training with the Compliance Services and Programs team.
When she’s not consulting with CPA members and answering their inquiries on the Payroll Infoline, Tina is writing and updating material for the CPA’s Professional Development Seminars and reviewing employer guides for the federal and provincial governments.
Tina also facilitates several of the CPA’s professional development seminars, web seminars and has written articles for payroll and financial publications, including the CPA’s Dialogue magazine, The Bottom Line and Canadian Payroll Reporter.
Tina has over 20 years of experience in payroll and has managed Canadian and U.S. payrolls for organizations in the retail, manufacturing and service industries.