The Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) payroll podcast is aimed at the Canadian payroll community and employers in general. In each episode, the host will talk to subject matter experts. They will cover important topics related to deducting, remitting, and reporting payroll deductions, detailed aspects and key concepts you need to understand to meet your obligations as an employer or payer, and other payroll questions the CRA is asked.
Small business deduction – Defining active business
In this episode, we finish our two-part conversation on the small business deduction, this time discussing the differences between active business income and income from a specified investment business or a personal services business.
Small business deduction – Is your business eligible?
This episode is the first of a two-part series on the small business deduction. We will be discussing some of the key concepts for businesses when determining eligibility for the small business deduction.
Canada Pension Plan Enhancement - Planned phases
In this episode, we finish our two-part conversation on the Canada pension plan (CPP) enhancement with subject matter expert Kevin, of the Business Compliance Directorate at the CRA, this time discussing some important information for individuals and how the enhancement will be rolled out.
Canada Pension Plan Enhancement - Introduction
In this episode, subject matter expert Kevin, of the Business Compliance Directorate at the CRA, is joining us to discuss some of the upcoming changes to the CPP and how they will affect employers in general.
Gifts and awards
In this episode, we finish our four-part conversation on taxable benefits with subject matter expert Kira, this time discussing the CRA’s Gifts and Awards Policy, the definition of gifts, awards, and rewards, and the difference between cash/near-cash and non-cash gifts and awards.
Parking as a taxable benefit
In this episode, we continue our four-part conversation on taxable benefits with subject matter expert Kira, this time discussing key concepts related to parking as a taxable benefit, including situations when parking is required for business, the fair market value of a parking spot, and the definition of scramble parking.