Legislative roundup: Changes in payroll laws and regulations from across Canada

2013 ceilings for housing benefits announced • PRPP legislation in force • Rules for employment insurance tightened • PST registration now open in B.C. • Committee recommends minimum wage changes in Newfoundland and Labrador • Committee holding public consultations on workers’ compensation in Newfoundland and Labrador
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 01/15/2013

CANADA

2013 ceilings for housing benefits announced

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has announced the 2013 ceilings for housing benefits that employers provide to employees in prescribed zones without a developed rental market. The changes reflect an increase in the shelter portion of the consumer price index.