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Payroll Administration in Quebec

Two-Day Seminar

For certified members, this seminar counts toward 15 hours of continuing professional education. Click here to find a date and location in your area.

This seminar is designed to give you a solid foundation in the basics of payroll in Quebec. It is intended for:

  • Practitioners within or outside of Quebec who are responsible for Quebec payrolls;
  • Accounting and other professionals with a functional responsibility for Quebec payrolls; and 
  • Suppliers providing payroll services to corporate customers with Quebec payrolls.

The curriculum covers:

  • Introduction to Provincial Agencies
    • Revenu Québec
    • La commission des normes du travail (CNT - Quebec Employment Standards)
    • Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST - workplace health and safety and workers' compensation)
    • Workforce Skills Development and Recognition Fund (WSDRF)
  • Introduction to the Act respecting Labour Standards
    • Minimum wage and hours of work
    • Statutory holidays including overtime calculation for statutory holiday
    • National Holiday Act
    • Vacation pay legislation
    • Legislative leaves
    • Terminations
    • Record retention
  • Remuneration
    • Salary and wages
    • Taxable benefits and allowances (including the differences between Quebec and the federal income tax requirement)
  • Statutory Deductions
    • Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)
    • Quebec Parental Insurance Premium (QPIP) 
    • Provincial income tax
  • Legal Deductions
    • Garnishments
    • Family support
    • Union dues
  • Producing a Regular Pay
    • Calculating net pay
  • Handling Special Payments
    • Commissions and bonuses
    • Tips and gratuities
    • Lump sum payments
  • CSST – Managing Workers’ Compensation
    • How to complete the forms required by CSST including:
      • Statement of wages
      • Employer’s notice and reimbursement claim
      • Preventative withdrawal and re-assignment for a pregnant worker
  • Workforce Skills Development and Recognition Fund (WSDRF) 
    • Legislative background
    • Satisfying your employer obligations
    • Qualifying training expenditures
  • Year-end Requirements
    • Completing the RL-1 slip and summary
    • Quebec Health Services Fund (QHSF) contributions
    • Commission des normes du travail (CNT) calculations
    • Calculating the 1% (WSDRF) training contribution