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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…

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…

Sole Proprietors vs Agency Employees: Working Through a PEO Agency

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…

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…

How do Canadian employment laws and standards compare to the US?

Similarities in US & Canada Employment Standards Generally speaking, Canadian and US employment laws and standards are very similar. Canadian work culture mirrors that of the US in many ways.…

Do My Canadian Remote Workers to Need to Have US Work Visas?

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. The simple answer is no, because…

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…

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…

Can my remote Canadian worker work at our US Office?

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…

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: Salary for the Canadian Employee Benefits, Vacation and Statutory Holidays Employer Payroll Taxes Agency Fees…