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Best Practices of Employee Group Benefits

Explore advanced tools and best practices of the employee benefits industry to help you become a better negotiator at renewal.

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Completing the Record of Employment - 3 Parts

Did you know that the ROE is the single most important document in the Employment Insurance (EI) program? And did you also know that as an employer, you must complete the ROE even if the employee does not intend to apply for EI Benefits. Join the CPA as we simplify the intricacies of completing the Record of Employment (ROE). You will be provided with a comprehensive step-by-step overview of how to complete the Record of Employment (ROE) and avoiding the most common errors.

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Developing Your Employee Handbook

Because payroll practitioners are increasingly wearing multiple hats, they may even be expected to take the lead on developing, revising and updating their organization's employee handbook. Whatever the level of your involvement, this workshop will provide a comprehensive, hands-on review of how employment policies are drafted, revised and enforced. You will also be able to recognize some of the potential legal pitfalls that go along with developing an employee handbook.

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Employment Standards

Get a comprehensive, plain-language review of employment standards federally and by jurisdiction to help you stay compliant and avoid litigation. Hands-on exercises cover hours of work, public holidays, paid and unpaid leaves, vacation, termination and records retention.

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Excel Training for Payroll Professionals

Enhance your Excel skills, increase your productivity and improve the accuracy of your reports to ensure compliance with the various government requirements. Learn through hands-on, interactive exercises tailored to the roles and responsibilities of payroll professionals, and explore Excel tips and tricks to make everyday activities and reporting more efficient.

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Learning Payroll I

An introduction to the payroll function designed for new staff with no or limited exposure to payroll, or those returning to payroll after a break. Learn about processing and reporting requirements, and the payroll practitioner's key role in statutory withholding and remittance.

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Learning Payroll II

Expand on the concepts from Learning Payroll I by exploring more complex processes and government requirements. This interactive, exercise-based seminar covers the fundamentals of taxable earnings, allowances and benefits, terminations and garnishments.

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Legislative Update: Year-end & New Year (On Demand)

On Demand: available from November 9, 2020 to February 28, 2021

The Federal and Provincial governments significantly impact the responsibilities of payroll professionals through legislation and regulation. Nowhere has this been more evident than the Federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, which has also trickled down to the provinces and territories. In this essential online seminar, our expert instructors will focus on the changes and updates from the Canada Revenue Agency, Service Canada and the provincial governments. Attending this seminar is more important than ever and will help you close out a complex year-end for payroll and prepare you for the future.

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Legislative Update: Year-end and New Year

The Federal and Provincial governments significantly impact the responsibilities of payroll professionals through legislation and regulation. Nowhere has this been more evident than the Federal government’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, which has also trickled down to the provinces and territories. In this essential online seminar, our expert instructors will focus on the changes and updates from the Canada Revenue Agency, Service Canada and the provincial governments. Attending this seminar is more important than ever and will help you close out a complex year-end for payroll and prepare you for the future.

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Payroll Accounting: Basic Principles

Practical examples and exercises give you the knowledge and skills required to excel at your payroll accounting responsibilities throughout the accounting cycle, including journal entries, accruals, reversals, reconciliations and more.

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Payroll Administration in Ontario

Payroll professionals must manage their payroll processes in compliance with legislative requirements of the federal government and provincial governments in which their organization employs workers. This four half-day seminar goes beyond clarifying the federal requirements to take a deep diving into the specific requirements for employers in Ontario. Topics include: Labour and Employment Standards, Workers' Compensation, Employer Health Tax and Managing Garnishments.

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Payroll Administration in Quebec (4 Half-Days)

An introductory course designed to give you a solid foundation in the basics of payroll in Quebec.

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Payroll Essentials for Accounting & HR Professionals

This online professional development seminar is designed for accounting and human resource professionals who oversee payroll. It will provide a high-level introduction of the payroll function and participants will learn about processing and reporting requirements, and payroll practitioners' responsibilities specific to government statutory withholding and remittance.

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Payroll Issues in US State Jurisdictions (Multi-State) - 4 Parts

This webinar is presented in cooperation with The American Payroll Association. This webinar series will provide you with the information necessary to maintain compliance in every state in which you pay employees. Learn how the states are impacted by the federal tax reform law, including which version of the IRC the state follows. Presented as a four-session webinar, it covers state income tax withholding issues, creditor garnishment withholding orders, residency determinations, fringe benefits issues, and much more.

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Payroll System Selection & Implementation

Tackle the challenges of selecting and implementing a new payroll system to fit your organization's needs.  Learn how to: develop a current situation analysis to identify the requirements of a new system; organize and develop a system implementation plan (including user training) and manage the support and enhancements required when implementing a new system. Presented in association with the American Payroll Association.
 

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Managing Garnishments

Designed to provide a complete overview of the legislation, policies and processes governing garnishments (including both federal and provincial), family support, maintenance orders and wage assignments; and their impact on the payroll process.

 

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Quebec Labour Standards and CNESST Requirements

This seminar provides a comprehensive introduction to the standards of employment within Quebec. It includes an overview of key areas including: hours of work, holidays, leaves, paid and unpaid leaves, vacations, terminations, records retention, CNESST requirements and labour standards concerning pay equity and harassment.

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Special Payments - 3 Parts

Get a comprehensive overview of how to handle the most common special payments that differ from regular wages – like bonuses and commissions, payments at termination, top-ups and more.

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Taxable Benefits & Allowances

Avoid government audits. Know the rules on the more than 40 common taxable benefits and allowances included in employment income, such as automobile allowances, loan and stock options, gift cards, and more. Make sure your employer is accurately withholding, remitting and complying with year-end reporting requirements.

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Terminations

Minimize termination liability and cost while complying with legislation. This seminar equips you with the tools you need to successfully administer, supervise and oversee a termination of employment – including employment/labour standards, human resources issues, types of payments, retiring allowances and the Record of Employment.

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The Complete Year-end Package

Our most comprehensive Year-end offering ever!

In a year that has seen incredible change, both federally and provincially, the Canadian Payroll Association has developed an online seminar package that will help attendees be more than prepared for year-end. Our experienced experts have created a package with the following:

  • Box-by-Box Federal and Quebec Year-end Reporting - on demand seminar (4 hours)
  • Legislative Update: Year-end & New Year - live seminar (4.5 hours)
  • Year-end Reconciliation - live webinar (1.5 hours)
  • A bonus complimentary archived webinar of your choice (1.5 hours)

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U.K. Payroll Administration for Canadians

Learn in-depth the fundamentals of processing a U.K. payroll. This seminar covers indispensable training, including PAYE, NICs, statutory payments, and a high-level overview of jury service, court orders, and student loans.

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U.S. Garnishments Forum

A detailed overview of both federal and state garnishment laws and their impact on the payroll process.

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U.S. Local Income Tax

Gain insight into the procedures and legal hurdles encountered when ensuring local income tax compliance with this specialized seminar. It details city, county, and school district tax withholding, reporting, and depositing and addresses local taxes in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana, Kentucky, and Maryland, among other states.

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U.S. Payroll Primer for Canadians

A comprehensive seminar covering indispensable training and information from workers' status issues to tax withholding, depositing and reporting procedures.

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U.S. Year-end

A comprehensive seminar that guides you through U.S. payroll year-end preparation.

Reduce the risk of non-compliance penalties with this information-packed, one-day online seminar. This seminar specifically addresses the complex compliance issues of U.S. year-end payroll processing, including the latest changes in federal and state COVID-19 legislation and regulations that impact payroll. Preparing for U.S. Year-End and New Yearbrings you up-to-date on the latest changes in legislation and regulations that affect the close of 2020 and the beginning of 2021.

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Workers’ Compensation: Payroll’s Responsibility

Gain a better understanding and improve your organization’s administration of workers’ compensation in each jurisdiction from a payroll perspective. This three-part online seminar covers the key elements of the process, including calculating premiums, reconciling and reporting payments, and filing annual returns.

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Introduction to Federal Year-end

Designed for early-career payroll practitioners preparing year-end for the first time and for payroll professionals, accountants and managers who need a refresher on the year-end process – including reconciliation, filing, balancing, slip preparation, reporting and legislative requirements.

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Introduction to Quebec Year-end

A foundational course designed for payroll practitioners preparing year-end for the first time or for payroll professionals, accountants and managers who need a refresher on the year-end process, specific to Quebec.

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