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 […]
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 operations in India, and is fully legal. The US company is not required to first try hiring […]
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.