Toronto is probably the city that comes to mind when non-Canadians think of Canada. The city has produced international celebrities including rapper Drake and comedians Samantha Bee and Mike Myers. And most recently, the city’s basketball team the Toronto Raptors dethroned two-time defending Golden State Warriors to become the first team from outside the United […]
Canada lost 7200 jobs in March. This is an opportunity for international companies looking to expand their remote workforce. After six months of steady job creation, Canada’s job market contracted sharply in March, shedding a net 7,200 jobs. This contraction didn’t come as a surprise to economists, who have been predicting a slowdown after a […]
One of the biggest challenges of being self-employed is what happens when you need extra support. Whether you are ill, expecting a new child, or need to care for a loved one, these kinds of situations can be detrimental to your business. Individuals who work for a business are automatically enrolled in the Employment Insurance […]
You just landed a dream job offer from a foreign company that allows you to work from home earning top US dollars! The problem is how will you get paid and how will you declare your income to CRA?
“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin’s words perhaps betray a blasé attitude towards a fledgeling nations’ newly minted constitution but it’s a pragmatic attitude that still resonates with us today. As predictable as the seasons, in recent years even more so, tax season is upon […]
The Ontario Progressive Conservatives have just introduced Bill 47, their first foray into employment law. It repeals many of the provisions of the Ontario Liberals’ Bill 148, which made sweeping changes to Ontario’s employment landscape. Bill 47 will roll back holiday pay calculations and the treatment of some leaves, and substantially change how employers of […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]