Sunshine Coast Economic Development - British Columbia, Canada

Payroll Costs

Payroll Costs

Workers Compensation (Worksafe BC 2019 rates)

Average Base Premium Rate $1.55  per $100 of employer’s assessable payroll
Average Rate for Pulp and Paper Mill Workers $1.82 Rates set by employer’s industrial activity. Applies to a maximum gross annual earnings of $84,800.
Average Rate for Clerical Workers $0.48 Applies up to a maximum gross annual earnings of $84,800.
Maximum weekly Benefit (Net) $1,122.48 90% of net average earnings, based on maximum annual assessable earnings of $84,800. Represents lost wages only. Health care costs are typically covered as well. Paid by Worksafe BC.

Source: Worksafe BC

Employment Insurance (2019 rates)

Taxable Base Gross Payroll
Average Employer Premium as a % of insurable earnings 2.268% Employer premium is 1.4 times that of the employee premium of 1.62%.
Maximum Weekly Benefit $562 Paid by the Government of Canada (55% of insured earnings, representing the general benefit level).
Maximum annual insurable earnings: $53,100
Maximum annual employer premium: $1,204.31

Source: Employment Insurance (EI) Canada

Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Organization

District of Sechelt Sechelt Indian Government District SCRD   Gibsons


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