Taxable Benefits in Brief – 2013

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…

Tax Information for 2013

Here are the deductions at source rates for 2013 and 2012 for Employment Insurance, Quebec Parental Insurance Plan, Quebec 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 T4 and Relevé…

Nominations now open for 2013 Fuller Landau Family Business Awards

John Molson School of Business and Fuller Landau begin search for outstanding family-owned businesses MONTREAL, January 9, 2013 – Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business and Montreal-based accounting firm Fuller Landau LLP have begun their annual search for Quebec’s leading family-owned businesses for the 2013 Fuller Landau Family Business Awards.  Now in its third year,…

Giving Feedback – Do’s & Don’ts

Do give concrete examples such as: “Your files are very disorganized. Last week when you were sick I could not find the information I needed to respond to an urgent question from a client. This reflected poorly on our company”. Or: “You did an excellent job on the financial report, the information provided was clearly presented…

Retiring Staff – Facilitating the Transition

For many baby-boomers, the dreams of Florida sunshine and days spent with grandchildren will soon become a reality. Meanwhile, employers can soon expect to be faced with staff shortages and the loss of invaluable sources of information on company and clients. Not exactly a walk on the beach! Fortunately there are actions that companies can…

Ask an HR Expert – Fall 2012

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! We have recently hired an employee for our production line. After he completed his training we realized…