An Evolution

Just 6 short years ago, on April 13, 2010 we launched PaymentEvolution with a vision to help small business owners and their staff greatly simplify complex back office work like payroll. We didn’t know it then, but we kicked off a wave of innovation in an industry that measured progress in decades not weeks. As Canada’s first…

Recruiting? Benefits can Benefit You

My dad was a dentist. When he went to school they taught him a great deal about how to be an oral healthcare professional, not how to run a small business. Over time he found success in recruiting a successful team of committed individuals. Recruiting and selecting these individuals seemed like a time consuming and…

Tax Season – Frequently Asked Questions

As tax season approaches, my colleagues and I are always shocked by how quickly the Summer and Fall passed us by, bringing us closer to “that time of the year” again. This year is no different.  We’re in mid-February and the rush has slowly started.  Lots on the go – Payroll slips, December year-ends, GST/HST…

Concerned About the Cost of Benefits?

Concerned about the cost of benefits? Get the best value for your benefit plan. Today’s group benefits are all about choice and flexibility – letting you put together the right plan to fit your budget. Here are four things to consider when evaluating your benefit plan for value and to avoid climbing costs: Health Care Spending…

5 Tips to Make Tax Season More Bearable For Your Business

Collect your receipts: With today’s cloud technology expense receipts can be collected  immediately. By using something as simple as a shared email or even shared folders, you can instantly provide these items to your accountant.  Importantly, as you incur tax deductible expenses, your accountant can use them to reduce the mad scramble during tax season. Share access to…

It’s tax (slip) season

The deadline for filing your 2015 T4 tax slips is Monday, February 29th, 2016. You must provide your employees with a paper or electronic copy of their T4 by this date. So it’s crunch time for preparing T4 tax slips in Canada. You also need to provide copies of the T4 slips to the Canadian Revenue…

Tips on starting your 2016 payroll

Start the new year right Here are some handy tips and answers to questions to help you kick off your 2016 payroll year right. Do I need to close my payroll year before performing 2016 pay runs? Yes, before you can process any pay runs in 2016, you must close your 2015 payroll year. This…

Preparing for year end – a handy checklist

Before you take time off for the holidays, take a few moments to ensure your company payroll is complete for the year. We’ve compiled a handy checklist you can use to make the process much easier. Download PDF checklist: PaymentEvolution Year End Checklist – 2015 Payroll year end checklist Check that CPP, QPP, EI, QPIP,…

Holiday bonuses and gifts

Gift giving season is here – where employers are looking for ways to make their employees happy and employees are waiting anxiously to see how the year closes for them. Every business is looking for a way to reduce their taxes and show their employees a little appreciation for their loyalty and hard work. Giving…

The New Workplace

Thank you Google! While you weren’t the first, you’ve certainly popularized fun work environments. The word has spread, and at many companies the 9-to-5 cubicle is a thing of the past. Most employees will tell you it is for the better – but how do you offer a great environment at your office without breaking…