Questions from the world of payroll (Sept. 9, 2002)

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|CHRR, Guide to Payroll|Last Updated: 10/03/2002

The following questions were fielded by Carswell’s payroll hotline service. Answers are provided courtesy of The Canadian Payroll Manual and The Canadian Payroll Manager newsletter, published by Carswell.

Question:

Our company plans to set up a program to provide employees with personal computers, relevant software and Internet access in order to help them develop computer skills in the workplace. Would this program be a taxable benefit to the employees?