We are a Canadian based Professional Employment Organization (PEO) that specializes in making cross border employment easy. If you are looking to employ a remote worker in Canada without having to open an office in Canada, we have the right solution for you.
The structure of Canadian payroll taxes is similar to US payroll taxes in categories and costs. Canadian payroll taxes include a 4.95% pension contribution similar to social security (known as CPP in Canada), a 2.282% unemployment insurance premium (known as EI in Canada), a 0.20-0.80% workers compensation insurance premium (varies by province) and a universal […]
The Ford Government might not have been elected on employment issues but you should expect big changes to the Ontario Employment Standards Act in the coming months. Work is one of the most important activities in our lives, taking up ever increasing amounts of our time. So it’s natural that every new government wants to […]
Today’s workplace is made up of a variety of different types of employees. Managed services teams, contractors, temporary, part-time, and any combination thereof. Businesses are increasingly reliant on augmented staff. Augmenting an existing workforce allows for flexibility and agility in a changing market. That ability to scale your skilled workforce adds considerable administration costs and […]
Taxes are due April 30th, but because it falls on a weekend the CRA has extended the 2017 dead until midnight on May 1st. Even with those extra few hours, the deadline is closer than you think so we have some reminders for you.
If you’re a remote Canadian worker considering working for a US or International company through a PEO Agency, you might be confused as to whether you’re officially an employee of the agency or if you’re functioning as a self-employed sole proprietor.
The Employer-Employee-PEO Relationship If you and your US-based employer are considering using a PEO agency like Canadian Payroll Services to facilitate your payroll and benefits and other administrivia that works a bit differently in Canada, you might be wondering what will make your relationship to your employer different from a regular employer-employee relationship.
As a US employer, do I need to try hiring an American worker first before I can hire a remote Canadian worker? The short answer is no because you are not hiring a worker on US soil. This situation is akin to a US company contracting out an Indian company to perform some of its […]
Generally speaking, Canadian and US employment laws and standards are very similar. There are, however, a few key differences that US employers need to be aware of if you are hiring Canadian workers remotely.
Many US employers who hire remote workers in Canada often wonder if they need to get US-issued H-1B or TN-1 work visas for them.
Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) are employment agencies that work with you as a partner and act as the employer of record for some or all of your staff. Many companies use PEO agencies like Canadian Payroll Services to manage payroll and employment compliance for remote workers, independent contractors and augmented staff.
If your company utilizes independent contractors or augmented staff, you should consider utilizing a third party payroll agency to clearly delineate them from your staff employees. Canadian Payroll Services is a Canadian-based PEO (Professional Employment Organization) agency and helps Canadian, American, and International employers work with independent contractors, augmented staff, and remote workers.
If you’re a US-based company considering hiring a Canadian as a remote worker with the help of a PEO agency, you might be wondering if they can ever work with you at your facilities in the US.
There are 5 notable costs associated with US companies employing a remote employee in Canada: The salary for the Canadian Employee Benefits, Vacation and Statutory Holidays Employer Payroll Taxes Agency Fees Currency Exchange Fees Got another question about using a Canadian-based PEO agency to help you hire remote workers in Canada? Get in touch with […]
If your current US employer is willing to continue your employment as a remote worker in Canada, then migrating to Canada after your H1-B expires can be relatively easy.
Many H-1B holders consider immigrating to Canada when their H-1B visas near expiry. Unfortunately, this often means losing out on a good opportunity or leaving a job. If your current US employer is willing to continue your employment as a remote worker in Canada, once you have secured a permanent residency in Canada they can […]
Many American companies look north to hire Canadian workers to work remotely for their operations. It could be salespeople selling their products or services in Canada, technicians to service their Canadian installations, or simply Canadian talent to support their business inside the US or internationally. In such cases, a US work visa is not required […]