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About CPS

Learn More About CPS

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.
US & CA Tax

How do Canadian and American payroll taxes compare?

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 […]
Risks and Benefits of augmented staffing

What Are the Risks and Benefits of Augmented Staffing?

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 […]
PEO agency

Who Do I Work For? Being Hired Through a PEO Agency

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.
What is a PEO agency

What is a PEO Agency?

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.
Payroll Services

Managing Employer Risks with a Contractor Using Canadian Payroll Services

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.
Cost to employ remote worker

What does it cost to employ a remote worker in Canada?

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 […]
Remote worker Canada

Can you work remotely from Canada if your H1-B expires?

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 […]
Legalities of Hiring Remote Canadian Workers for US Based Companies

Legalities of Hiring Remote Canadian Workers for US Based Companies

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 […]
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