Taxable Benefits in Brief

This issue of Tax Target will serve as a reminder of certain, often forgotten, details regarding the preparation of T4 and Relevé 1 forms. Automobile Benefits Automobile benefits are the total of the stand-by charge and the operating benefit. 1. Stand-by Charge (a) Stand-by charge on automobile owned by Company =  A/B x [2% x (C x D)] A/B = usually…

Employee Recognition…pays!

As a Manager, you always look to attract a skilled workforce, and once found it you definitely need to retain it. Employees are an essential resource to achieve organizational objectives and success, and so employee recognition has become a fundamental practice to facilitate the mobilization of star performers. Employee recognition increases motivation and consequently enhances…

Tax Information for 2014

Here are the deductions at source rates for 2014 and 2013 for Employment Insurance, Quebec Parental Insurance Plan, Quebec Pension Plan, Canada Pension Plan, Quebec Health Services Fund, Quebec Health Contribution, and Commission des normes du travail. These rates will help the user plan more efficiently for the current taxation year and help to prepare…

Congratulations FL!

We are very proud to announce that Fuller Landau was the proud recipient of the Leading Edge Alliance’s 2013 Recognition of Excellence Award. We were presented with this award at the 2013 Global Conference of the Leading Edge Alliance, LEAglobal, in San Francisco earlier this month. 550 members were present for the award ceremony. The award…

Ask an HR Expert – Health & Wellness

In every HR Connection, one of our HR experts will answer a frequently asked question from our readers. If you have a question, please don’t hesitate to email hr@flmontreal.com, and we may select it for our next issue! What are some simple ways I can promote health & wellness in the workplace? If you purely…

Defining the Rules of the Game

How does your company communicate rules to your employees? Are they clearly and consistently communicated? You can respond to employee questions and requests as they are brought up, but why not have a universal tool that clearly defines company rules and facilitates the management of these rules? No, we are not referring to a magic…

Ask an HR Expert – Summer 2013

In every HR Connection, one of our HR experts will answer a frequently asked question from our readers. If you have a question, please don’t hesitate to email hr@flmontreal.com, and we may select it for our next issue! Our warehouse is not air conditioned and on certain summer days the temperature gets very hot. Is…