From coast to coast to coast

Important regional differences in Canada’s payroll legislation
By Annie Chong
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/07/2010

The most important function of payroll is to pay employees accurately and on time but, in order to do this, it’s essential payroll professionals understand federal and provincial or territorial laws that affect payroll — and stay on top of any changes to the legislation.

This can be especially challenging for employers with workers in multiple Canadian jurisdictions. There are more than 100 laws across Canada that impact payroll.

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