2020 Canadian Small Business Payroll Calendar



Wagepoint Canadian Small Business Payroll Calendar 

This is the 2020 Canadian Payroll Calendar. If you're looking for the US Calendar, click here

Keeping up with payroll dates and holidays can be a challenge, which is why we put together the Wagepoint 2020 Payroll Calendar.

It gives you a year-long overview of key small business payroll deadlines — so you can focus on running your business without worrying about missing important dates. Plus, you can meet some of your fellow Canadian Wagepoint customers featured throughout the calendar.

 

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2020 Payroll Calendar Dates [List Format]

📌 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 — All banks closed*

Jan. 2 — Day After New Year's 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. 27 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

February

Feb. 2 — Groundhog Day 

Feb. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day

Feb. 17 — Family Day AB, BC, NB, ON, SK | Heritage Day NS | Islander Day PE | Louis Riel Day MB — Some banks closed*

Feb. 17 — Regular Remitter Payments Due

Feb. 21 — Heritage Day YT — Some banks closed*

Feb. 25 — 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

Feb. 29 — Leap Day 

March

Mar. 8 — Daylight Saving Time Begins

Mar. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Mar. 16 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due | St. Patrick’s Day Holiday NL — Some banks closed*

Mar. 17 — St. Patrick’s Day 

Mar. 19 — First Day of Spring

Mar. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

April

Apr. 10 — Good Friday (all except QC) — Some banks closed* | Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Apr. 12 — Easter Sunday

Apr. 13 — Easter Monday QC — Some banks closed*

Apr. 15 — Regular & Quarterly Remitter Payments Due

Apr. 20 — St. George's Day NL — Some banks closed*

Apr. 22 — Earth Day

Apr. 23 — First Day of Ramadan

Apr. 27 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

Apr. 30 — Filing Deadline: 

  • Personal Income Tax
  • Sole Proprietors and Partnerships 

May

May 10 — Mother's Day

May 11 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

May 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due

May 18 — Victoria Day AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NT, NU, ON, SK, YK | National Patriots' Day QC — All banks closed*

May 23 — Last Day of Ramadan

May 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

June

Jun. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Jun. 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due | Filing Deadline: Self-Employed Income Taxes

Jun. 20 — First Day of Summer

Jun. 21 — Father's Day | National Indigenous Peoples Day NT, YT

Jun. 22 — Discovery Day NL — Some banks closed*

Jun. 24 — St. Jean Baptiste Day QC — Some banks closed*

Jun. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month) 

July

Jul. 1 — Canada Day  — All banks closed* | Memorial Day NL | Payroll Deductions Online Calculator (PDOC) updated

Jul. 9 — Nunavut Day

Jul. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Jul. 13 — Orangemen's Day NL — Some banks closed*

Jul. 15 — Regular & Quarterly Remitter Payments Due

Jul. 27 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month) 

August

Aug. 3 — Civic/Provincial Holiday ON, PE, NT, NU | Terry Fox Day MB | New Brunswick Day NB | British Columbia Day BC | Saskatchewan Day SK | Heritage Day AB | Natal Day NS — Some banks closed*

Aug. 5 — Regatta Day NL — Some banks closed*

Aug. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Aug. 17 — Discovery Day YT — Some banks closed*

Aug. 17 — Regular Remitter Payments Due

Aug. 21 — Gold Cup Parade PE — Some banks closed*

Aug. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

September

Sep. 7 — Labour Day —  All banks closed*

Sep. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Sep. 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due

Sep. 21-25 — National Payroll Week 

Sep. 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. 12 — Thanksgiving Day (All except PE) — All banks closed*

Oct. 13 — 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. 26 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

Oct. 31 — Halloween  

November

Nov.  1 — Daylight Saving Time Ends

Nov. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Nov. 11 — Remembrance Day Observed (All except  QC) — All banks closed*

Nov. 14 — Diwali

Nov. 16 — Regular Remitter Payments Due

Nov. 25 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

December

Dec. 10 — First Day of Hanukkah

Dec. 10 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or after the 16th day of the previous month)

Dec. 15 — Regular Remitter Payments Due | Quarterly Tax Payments Due

Dec. 18 — Last Day of Hanukkah

Dec. 21 — First Day of Winter

Dec. 24 — Christmas Eve

Dec. 25 — Christmas — All banks closed*

Dec. 26 — Boxing Day AB, NB, NL, NT, NS, NU, ON, YK — All banks closed*

 Dec. 28 — Boxing Day Observed ON — Some banks closed*

Dec. 28 — Threshold 1 Remitter Payments Due (For payrolls processed on or before the 15th day of the month)

Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve

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.  

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*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. Wagepoint assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document. 

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