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 […]
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.