Monthly Archives: May 2017

Some Improvements: EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

The 2017 Federal Budget proposed a number of changes to Employment Insurance (EI). Some of the proposals include the following:A New Caregiving Benefit This benefit will provide eligible caregivers up to 15 weeks of EI benefits while they are temporarily away from work to support or care for a critically ill or injured family member…. Read more »

TAX TICKLERS… some quick points to consider…

CRA’s My Account for Individuals and My Service Canada Account are now linked such that users can easily switch between online personal tax information and other benefits (ex. EI, CPP, and OAS). Employers will soon be able to distribute T4s electronically (provided certain conditions are met). In September 2016, the CRA transmitted 315,160 banking records… Read more »