April 22nd, 2015

SuperStream Quick Guide: What You Need to Get Ready for the Change

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With the end of the 12 month period for businesses with 20+ employees to start using SuperStream just around the corner in July, is your organization ready for the change? We created this post to go over the basics of SuperStream and how you can get ready for the change. (Employers with less than 20…

January 8th, 2015

How Different is the Employee Contractor Relationship in Canada vs. the US?

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The biggest reason to define the difference between employee and a contractor is for tax purposes, to ensure contributions and income withholding comply with employment standards. The definition of employee or contractor can make a big difference tax-wise so it’s important to not only know the differences, but classify the relationship correctly. It can get…

November 27th, 2014

2015 Canadian Statutory Deduction Changes


Canadian statutory deduction amounts such as credit thresholds and tax rates change every year. Every payroll clerk knows that staying up-to-date with these changes is required for accurate reporting and withholding. Not staying up-to-date with these changes not only creates more work for your payroll team to correct after the facts, but opens your company…

July 28th, 2014

Employee Income Deductions in Canada: The Basics


Looking to do business in Canada and wondering how to do tax deductions for your employees? In this post, we will do an overview of some of the tax deductions that affect your wages paid and payroll record keeping that you need to be aware of if you are thinking about doing business as a…

June 27th, 2014

Income and Payroll Tax Reporting in Australia: The Basics


In this post, we provide an overview of the tax deductions that affect your wages paid and payroll record keeping in Australia. International companies thinking about doing business in Australia should be aware of the requirements for payroll deductions and reporting. In Australia, the financial year (or income year) runs from July 1st to June…

April 1st, 2016

This year, Microsoft is changing it up with the introduction of Envision, a new conference tailored for business leaders in operations, finance, sales, marketing and IT. Envision will replace Convergence as the go-to conference for business leaders and will provide emphasis on 8 industries: Manufacturing and resources Retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) Financial services…

January 14th, 2016

Compensation can be challenging and time-consuming to administer. There are so many different ways to calculate a person’s compensation whether it’s fixed, variable, a mix of both, involves pay grids, salary bands, or involves stock options. That’s still before taxes, benefits, deductions, allowances and overtime are applied. There is so much that goes into coming…

December 3rd, 2015

Using position management to manage your workforce is not just for organizations with employees working multiple positions, but can be applicable and beneficial to any organization. Position management is a type of relationship between positions, jobs, employees and the organizational structure. A position is seen as an empty chair that inherits and maintains job information…