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Meaning of ‘in kind’ for EI premiums, including director’s fees in workers’ compensation assessments, benefits for employees on compassionate care leave
By Annie Chong
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/03/2014


For calculating Employment Insurance  (EI) source deductions on taxable benefits, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) states that benefits paid in kind are not insurable and, therefore, not subject to EI premiums. What does "in kind" mean?