Paying ­international employees working in Canada

Payroll audits are increasing and one of the most vulnerable ares of exposure is compliance for foreign employees working in Canada
By Edward Rajaratnam
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 06/06/2011

In an age of global organizations, global projects and global resources, organizations are more integrated than ever and are willing to send employees where the greatest business needs are. If your organization is impacted by cross border employees — are your compliance risks being managed?

During a recession a government must still deliver on its core responsibilities, even when the workforce shrinks.

In order to increase their tax revenues in this environment, the Canadian tax authorities have decided to go after companies that are not being compliant. Payroll audits are on the increase —and one of the most vulnerable areas of exposure is payroll compliance for foreign employees working in Canada.