Wagepoint Annual Payroll Calendar for Canada

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Traditionally payroll calendars have been rather drab and slightly uninspiring in terms of functionality and visual appeal. Enter the Wagepoint Payroll Calendar that helps give you a year-long overview of key small business payroll deadlines — without lulling you into a coma. 

 

2018 Canadian Payroll Calendar 

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2018 Payroll Calendar Dates

📌Get off to the right start — make sure that you’re aware of any minimum wage, overtime and other changes that may affect your payroll. 

January 

Jan. 1  — New Year’s Day | Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) updated
Jan. 2 — New Year’s Day Holiday —  All banks closed*
Jan. 3 — Bank Holiday QC — Some banks closed*
Jan. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Jan. 15 — Regular & Quarterly Remitter Payments Due
Jan. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

February

Feb. 2 — Groundhog Day
Feb. 12 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Feb. 12 — Family Day BC — Some banks closed*
Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day
Feb. 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due
Feb. 19 — Islander Day PE | Heritage Day NS | Family Day AB, ON, SK | Louis Riel Day MB — Some banks closed*
Feb. 23 — Heritage Day YT — Some banks closed*
Feb. 26 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)
Feb. 28 — T4 and T4A Information Returns Due

March

March 11 — Daylight Saving Time Begins
March 12 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
March 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due
March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day | St. Patrick’s Day Holiday NL — Some banks closed*
March 20 — First Day of Spring
March 26 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)
March 30 — Good Friday  —  All banks closed*

April

April 1 — Easter
April 2 — Easter Monday AB, BC, NB, PE, QC, YT — Some banks closed*
April 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
April 16 — Regular & Quarterly Remitter Payments Due
April 22 — Earth Day
April 23 — St. George’s Day NL —  Some banks closed*
April 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)
April 30 — Filing Deadline: Personal Income Tax, Sole Proprietors and Partnerships 

May

May 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
May 13 — Mother’s Day
May 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | First Day of Ramadan
May 21 — Victoria Day | Patriots' Day QC — All banks closed*
May 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

June

June 11 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
June 14 — Eid
June 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due | Filing Deadline: Self-Employed Income Taxes
June 17 — Father’s Day
June 21 — First Day of Summer | National Aboriginal Day NT — Some banks closed*
June 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month) | St. Jean Baptiste Day QC — Some banks closed*
June 26 — Discovery Day NL — Some banks closed*

July

July 1 — Canada Day | Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) updated
July 2 — Canada Day Holiday — All banks closed*
July 9 — Nunavut Day
July 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month) |Orangemen's Day NL — Some banks closed*
July 16 — Regular & Quarterly Remitter Payments Due
July 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month) 

August

Aug. 1 — Regatta Day NL — Some banks closed*
Aug. 6 — Civic Holiday ON, PE, NT, SK | Terry Fox Day MB | New Brunswick Day NB | British Columbia Day BC | Natal Day NS — Some banks closed*
Aug. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Aug. 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due
Aug. 17 — Gold Cup Parade PE — Some banks closed*
Aug. 20 — Discovery Day YT — Some banks closed*
Aug. 27 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

September

Sept. 3 — Labour Day —  All banks closed*
Sept. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Sept. 10 - 14 — National Payroll Week #NPW2018
Sept. 17 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due
Sept. 22 — First Day of Fall
Sept. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

October

Oct. 8 — Thanksgiving Day (All except NB, NL, NS, PE) — All banks closed*
Oct. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Oct. 15 — Regular & Quarterly Remitter Payments Due
Oct. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)
Oct. 31 — Halloween 

November

Nov.  4 — Daylight Saving Time Ends
Nov. 7 — Diwali
Nov. 11 — Remembrance Day
Nov. 12 — Remembrance Day Observed (All except NL, NS, ON, QC) — All banks closed*
Nov. 13 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Nov. 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due
Nov. 26 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

December

Dec. 2  — First Day of Hanukkah
Dec. 10 — Last Day of Hanukkah | Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)
Dec. 17 — Regular Remitter Payments Due |  Quarterly Tax Payments Due
Dec. 21 — First Day of Winter
Dec. 25 — Christmas — All banks closed*
Dec. 26 — Boxing Day — All banks closed*
Dec. 27 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)
Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve

Helpful Information on Key Payroll Topics 

In order to help you throughout the year, here's a list of some of our most popular Canadian payroll topics. 

General Topics

E-Books and Guides

Year-End Best Practices

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Enjoy the calendar! If you have any questions or suggestions, please let us know in the comments below. Your feedback can help us make this tool even better.  

*For holidays and bank closures, allow at least one extra business day for direct deposit. When the due date for filing a return or making a payment falls on a Saturday, a Sunday, or a public holiday recognized, the return or payment is to be filed on the next open business day. 

The advice we share on our blog is intended to be informational. It does not replace the expertise of accredited business professionals. 

About the Author

Michelle Mire

Blogmaster, content creator and inbound marketing guru at Wagepoint, Michelle enjoys simplifying complex payroll topics and generating articles with actionable advice for small businesses and startups. When not at the keyboard, she enjoys chocolate, running and quality television (not always in that order).

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