2021 Updates & What's New

Keep up to date with 2021 employment legislated updates for Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC including employment standards, human rights, privacy, and safety. 

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January 1, 2021- BRITISH COLUMBIA 
WorksafeBC premium rate for 2021 is maintained

The average base rate for 2021 will remain unchanged at 1.55% of employers' assessable payroll. This will be the fourth year in a row that the average base rate has remained at this level.

Rates for 2021 for employers Province of British Columbia

January 1, 2020 - ALL CANADA
Updated EI & CPP Premiums, Maximums & Exemptions

Employers are required to deduct from their employees EI Premiums from insurable earnings and CPP contributions from pensionable earnings. Employers are also required to contribute an amount equal to the CPP contributions deducted from their employees and pay 1.4 times the amount of the employee's EI premium. 

New Rates for 2021 All Provinces & Territories

January 1, 2021- ALL CANADA
New TD1 forms (Federal & Provincial)

TD1 is a form used to determine the amount of tax to be deducted from an employee's employment income. These new forms are to be used for wages paid on January 1, 2021 or later.

2021 TD1 Forms All Provinces &Territories