Getting ready to act on changes

Payroll professionals have many legislative initiatives to track
By Sheila Brawn
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2017
Ottawa in Fall
Recently passed amendments will bring a variety of payroll-related changes in the coming months and years. Credit: Aivoges/Shutterstock

It is no secret that payroll is a profession full of rules and regulations. Whether it is calculating statutory deductions, paying overtime, or issuing T4s and Records of Employment, there are laws governing how and when payroll must take action.

It is essential that payroll professionals stay on top of legislative and regulatory changes to ensure they comply with the rules; however, this can be challenging for busy payroll professionals, especially if they pay employees in multiple jurisdictions.

To help make it a little easier, here is a review of some payroll-related legislative initiatives in various Canadian jurisdictions: