Payroll

Most requested services for payroll

  • Payroll reductions online calculator
    Use the Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) to calculate federal, provincial (except for Quebec), and territorial payroll deductions.
  • Calculating EI premiums
    Each year, we give the maximum insurable earnings and rate for you to calculate the amount of EI to deduct from your employees.
  • Calculating CPP contributions
    You have to deduct CPP contributions from your employee's pensionable earnings. We can help you with that.
  • What to expect during a Payroll Examination
    View a webinar to find out what you need to know.
  • Important dates for payroll
    Find out important service dates, what to do when hiring employees, when to remit source deductions, when to file a T4/T4A return, what to do if an owner or sole proprietor dies, and what to do when a current business stops operating.
  • 2020 changes
    Find payroll deductions formulas and tables and a payroll podcast that features upcoming changes to the CPP.

Services and information

Find out if you need to make payroll deductions

definitions for employers, trustees and payers.

Set up a new employee

Get your employee’s social insurance number (SIN) and completed Form TD1, Personal Tax Credits Return before you start paying an employee.

Open a payroll program account

Register for a payroll account and get your payroll number to send in your deductions.

Calculate deductions and contributions

CPP contributions, EI and income tax deductions from employee pay.

Pay (remit) source deductions

When and how to send us CPP contributions, EI and income tax deductions, report a nil remittance, correct a remittance and confirm receipt of payment.

Send your payroll information returns

Complete and file a year-end summary of all employee’s pay and deductions.

Find taxable benefits and allowances

Find out if benefits and allowances are taxable, how they're declared and calculate their value.

Modify your payroll account details

Change your business details, including address, contact information or ownership structure.

Close your business tax accounts

Close a payroll account and other tax accounts if your business is being closed.

Penalties, interest, and other consequences

You may have to pay penalties, interest or face other consequences if you don’t meet your payroll obligations.

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