It’s very easy for residents of Canada and the United States to work together, thanks to our proximity and our common language and culture. However, the arrangement becomes a little trickier when it comes time for a U.S. company to pay their Canadian employee. American and Canadian payroll regulations are very different, and it’s important you are allowing your Canadian employee the appropriate benefits. Employment and labor relations in Canada are not only different than those in the U.S., but also vary from province to province.
It’s also important to keep in mind that government benefits for Canadians are vastly different than those in the U.S., (free healthcare, anyone?),