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Provincial Health (Payroll Tab)

Use this screen to enter your company's Provincial Health rates. Only several Canadian provinces have a provincially-regulated health plan that is funded by payroll tax levies. Provinces and territories may determine how to finance health insurance plans. Financing can be through the payment of premiums (employer and/or employee), payroll taxes, sales taxes, other provincial or territorial revenues, or by a combination of methods. Please review your provinces provincial health regulations in order to obtain the necessary information to complete this screen.

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Entering your province's provincial health rates in this screen provides a number of advantages:

Note: This screen allows for one Provincial Health item (row) per province only. Multiple rates can be added as sub rows using the New button at the top of the screen.

Common Buttons (All Screens)

The following buttons appear on all program screens - click a button to view its help description. Note: If a button's text appears in a Grey color, the command is not applicable to the current page or its function has already been applied.

Save   New   Toggle Edit   Delete   Reload   |    Print   |    Choose File   Import   Export   |    Customize View   Delete View

Context-Specific Buttons (Unique to This Page)

New - Use this button to add a Provincial Health item (row) to the table. Before selecting the button, ensure that you choose the desired province from the drop-down list immediately to the right of the button. When this button is selected, the new row will appear in the table below with the rate fields active and ready for editing.


The following section displays help for the various cells and columns shown in the main table on this screen. If you see a help description here that does not appear on your screen, you can add the additional item to your view by using the "Customize View" button located in the button bar above the main table. Please view the Customize View help page for more help on this feature.

Benefits

Use this cell to specify the benefit(s) on which Provincial Health will be calculated. Editing the cell displays a drop-down menu where you can choose various benefits that may be assigned via its corresponding checkbox. The options in this list are comprised of items that have been entered in the Benefits screen (that can be accessed by choosing the Current Payroll - Benefits menu command). The menu also includes a search box at the top where you can type in a word (or words) and have matching items displayed quickly in the list.

Earnings

Use this cell to specify the earning(s) on which Provincial Health will be calculated. Editing the cell displays a drop-down menu where you can choose various earnings that may be assigned via its corresponding checkbox. The options in this list are comprised of items that have been entered in the Earnings screen (that can be accessed by choosing the Current Payroll - Earnings menu command). The menu also includes a search box at the top where you can type in a word (or words) and have matching items displayed quickly in the list.

EFT

* This feature is planned for an upcoming release * - This cell allows you to specify if Provincial Health payments are to be made electronically using the EFT procedure. Editing the cell will display a checkbox where you can specify the two available options: Yes (Provincial Health payments will be made via EFT) or No (EFT will not be used for Provincial Health payments).

EFT Account

* This feature is planned for an upcoming release * - Available only if the EFT checkbox is enabled, use this cell to enter the company's EFT Account Number. This number consists of a Transit, Bank ID and Bank Account number. This number is typically found on a company cheque and must be entered in a specific format as outlined below:

  1. Transit - The transit or bank branch number. This is typically a 5 digit number, e.g. 12345.
  2. Bank ID - The bank identification number. For example, the ID number for the Royal Bank is 003.
  3. Account - The bank account number. This can be up to to 12 digits in length, e.g. 123456789012.

Note: This option is available only if the EFT checkbox is enabled.

Enable

Use this cell to specify if the current provincial health item will be active for use. Editing the cell will display a checkbox where you can specify the two available options: Yes (the provincial health record will be active and available for use) or No (the provincial health record will be inactive).

Province

This cell indicates the province to which the current provincial health record will apply. It is uneditable and it set automatically when the row is added to the screen (via the New button).

Rate

Use this cell to specify the rate (as a percentage) at which the selected earnings and benefits will be calculated. These percentages vary are determined by each province individually.

Reference ID

* This feature is planned for an upcoming release * - Available only if the EFT checkbox is enabled, use this column to specify a unique identifier that will identify the EFT transaction origin (i.e. from your company). This ID can be a combination of letters and numbers and a portion should contain a string that helps the financial institution identify your business.

Registration Number

Use this cell to enter your company's Registration Number. If you remit health payments to the province, your registration number will be available on any previous correspondence you received.

Remit Frequency

* This feature is planned for an upcoming release * - Use this column to specify the frequency by which the provincial health payments will be paid if you are using the EFT procedure. The available options are; Remit Monthly, Remit Quarterly, and Remit Annually. Note: This option is available only if the EFT checkbox is enabled.