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Upcoming Dates

Surrey - Sept 20
Montreal - Sept 20 (in French)
Kingston - Sept 21
Kitchener - Sept 28
Sudbury - Sept 28
Calgary - Oct 4
Toronto - Oct 18
Thunder Bay - Oct 19

Rates

CPA Members - Early-bird (register 14 days prior to seminar date)
$399.00 plus taxes
CPA Members - Regular:
$449.00 plus taxes
Non-member - Early-bird (register 14 days prior to seminar date)
$499.00 plus taxes
Non-member - Regular:
$549.00 plus taxes

Learning Payroll I

One-day Seminar

For certified members, this seminar counts toward 7.5 hours of continuing professional education. Click here to find a date and location in your area.

This seminar is a comprehensive introduction to the payroll function for:

  • New staff with no or limited exposure to payroll and junior payroll staff
  • Practitioners returning to the payroll field
  • Other professionals who have functional responsibility for payroll
  • Suppliers providing payroll services to corporate customers.

Participants learn about processing and reporting requirements and the payroll practitioner's key role in government statutory withholding and remittance.

The curriculum covers:

  • Introduction to payroll
    • Defining payroll
    • Setting up a new payroll
    • Controls and security
    • Earnings and deductions
    • Methods of payment
  • Processing a payroll
    • Required information
    • Employee-employer relationship
    • Introduction to taxable benefits and allowances
    • Calculating and producing a pay
    • Statutory deductions
  • Employment/Labour Standards
    • Hours of work
    • Overtime
    • Pregnancy/parental leave
    • Statement of wages
    • Statutory holidays
    • Vacation
  • Government reporting
    • Canada Revenue Agency remittances
    • Revenu Québec remittances
    • Provincial healthcare and education taxes and remittances
    • Employment Insurance premium reduction
    • Record of Employment overview
    • Workers' compensation
  • Records retention
    • Federal and provincial requirements