Information on Filing T4s/RL-1s and T4As for Small Business Owners

When I was employee I never really gave much thought to the T4 (and the Quebec equivalent RL-1) process .  I suppose I expected that someone, somewhere pressed a button and they would magically appear as an envelope on my desk.  As I transitioned to being an independent small business accountant, who was now responsible for preparing this information and providing guidance to my clients, I realized that the process was somewhat more complicated.  Luckily there is software and a variety of resources to help you with the process.  
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How to File T4s using Quickbooks

For all Canadian businesses that have employees on their payroll, the deadline to file your T4s is February 28th, 2010.  The good news is that it has become much easier to do particulary if you are efiling.  The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is encouraging businesses to file electronically (efile) the T4s and it should be noted that e-filing is mandatory for employers with more than 50 employees.  
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