Payroll plays key role in ‘historic compromise’ of workers’ compensationWorkers’ comp bodies rely on honest, accurate payrollsBy Sheila Brawn12/01/2014|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 12/02/2014 Right now, many payroll departments are focused on processing regular payrolls while gearing up for new year changes and T4 filing. At this time of year, workers’ comp boards don’t want payroll to forget about them. Most boards require employers to file an annual payroll report showing assessable earnings by the end of February (March for Ontario and Quebec). "For a lot of payroll folks, they have got to deal with everything on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis. We’re just a once-a-year deal for them, so it’s not top-of-mind sometimes," says James Wilson, manager of audit and underwriting at the Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.