Q-and-A’s from the world of payrollAnswers covering vacation pay, taxable benefits and records of employmentBy Annie Chong11/29/2010|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/29/2010 The following types of questions are typically fielded by Carswell’s Payroll Hotline service (a telephone support service, included with several Carswell products). Answers are provided courtesy of The Canadian Payroll Manual and The Canadian Payroll Manager newsletter, published by Carswell, a Thomson Reuters business.Deducting vacation payQuestion: We allowed an employee to take paid vacation time before it was earned. The employee has now resigned. Can we deduct the amount owing in vacation pay from his final pay? To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.