Trivia Questions On Payroll Compliance And Canada Labour Code! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Payroll Compliance And Canada Labour Code! Quiz

What we have here are some trivia questions on payroll compliance and Canada Labor code. It is important for businesses to take care of their human resources, and labor codes are put in place to protect employee’s lives. As a human resource manager, how well do you understand the labor codes and the importance of payroll compliance? Do take the quiz and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the possible result of payroll non-compliance?
    • A. 

      Where legislation requires employer compliance, there are financial penalties or the possibility of legal action.  

    • B. 

      Fines, penalties and interest charges

    • C. 

      Visit from a government officer

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    An organization is required to comply with:
    • A. 

      Provincial/territorial and federal government legislation

    • B. 

      An organization must be compliant with legislation at both the federal and provincial/territorial level.

    • C. 

      Provincial/territorial  

    • D. 

      Federal government legislation

  • 3. 
    An objective of the payroll function is to:
    • A. 

      Pay employees accurately

    • B. 

      Provide pay stubs

    • C. 

      Provide direct deposit

    • D. 

      Provide cheques

  • 4. 
    Pension providers and charities are considered to be what type of stakeholder of the payroll department?
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Internal

    • C. 

      Union

    • D. 

      All above

  • 5. 
    Where an employee-employer relationship exists, the employer must withhold:
    • A. 

      Canada Pension Plan contributions

    • B. 

      Employment Insurance premiums

    • C. 

      Income tax

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    An employee reports to work at an automotive dealership located in Alberta. What jurisdiction would the employee fall under for employment standards purposes?
    • A. 

      Alberta

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      National

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The process or function of paying employees in exchange for the services they perform is referred to as:
    • A. 

      Payroll

    • B. 

       contract for service

    • C. 

      Government legislation

    • D. 

      Canada Labour Code

  • 8. 
    An objective of the payroll function is to:
    • A. 

      Industry

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Service

    • D. 

      Pay employees accurately

  • 9. 
    As a payroll practitioner you must:
    • A. 

      Ensure the organization is compliant with all stakeholder requirements

    • B. 

      Pay employees accurately

    • C. 

      Pay employees on time

    • D. 

      Ensure all of the above

  • 10. 
    Effective payroll practitioners should be:
    • A. 

      Conscientious

    • B. 

      Discreet

    • C. 

      Trustworthy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    All provinces and territories have exclusive authority over the laws regarding:
    • A. 

      Civil rights

    • B. 

      Property rights

    • C. 

      Employment standards

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    A payroll practitioner's knowledge consists of:
    • A. 

      Information on payroll compliance legislation

    • B. 

      Information on payroll processes and payroll reporting

    • C. 

      Technical, professional and personal skills

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    In a contract of service (employee-employer relationship), the employer would generally:
    • A. 

      Assume the risk of financial loss alone

    • B. 

      Reimburse employees for expenses incurred in the performance of their job

    • C. 

      Supply the tools and equipment required

    • D. 

      Meet all of the above factors

  • 14. 
    An organization that is not classified as a federal employer under the Canada Labour Code and has divisions in all provinces and territories of Canada must comply with the employment labour standards legislated by the:
    • A. 

      Province/territory in which each individual employee works

    • B. 

      Federal jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Province/territory in which the head office is situated

    • D. 

      Province/territory in which the payroll is processed

  • 15. 
    Payroll practitioners must be compliant with:
    • A. 

      Federal and provincial/territorial legislation

    • B. 

      Federal  

    • C. 

        provincial/territorial legislation

    • D. 

      Non

  • 16. 
    The Canada Labour Code consists of:
    • A. 

      Employment Standards

    • B. 

      Industrial Relations

    • C. 

      Occupational Health and Safety

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    In which of the following places of employment would the employees fall under federal jurisdiction?
    • A. 

      Canada Post Corporation

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      Shipping

    • D. 

      Union

  • 18. 
    A request for a ruling as to the status of a worker under the Canada Pension Plan Act or the Employment Insurance Act might be required in which of the following situations?
    • A. 

      To determine if a worker's employment is insurable

    • B. 

      To determine if a worker's employment is pensionable

    • C. 

      To determine if an individual is an employee or a contractor

    • D. 

      In all of the above situations

  • 19. 
    Canada Pension Plan rates generally change on the first of January of each year. The rates are changed by:
    • A. 

      Federal Government

    • B. 

      Minister of Finance

    • C. 

      Provincial Legislature

    • D. 

      Revenu Québec

  • 20. 
    What type of stakeholder of the payroll department are unions and courts considered to be?
    • A. 

      External

    • B. 

      Government  

    • C. 

       Internal  

    • D. 

      Both external and internal

  • 21. 
    Legislation determines:
    • A. 

      How the rules change

    • B. 

      How the rules are to be applied

    • C. 

      What the rules are

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    An organization that is not classified as a federal employer under the Canada Labour Code and has divisions in all provinces and territories of Canada must comply with the employment labour standards legislated by the:
    • A. 

      Province/territory in which each individual employee works

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      Alberta

    • D. 

      Non 

  • 23. 
    Employers, employees, and other departments of an organization are examples of:
    • A. 

      Internal stakeholders

    • B. 

      External stakeholders

    • C. 

      Government stakeholders

    • D. 

      All above

  • 24. 
    Federal and provincial/territorial tax systems are based on the principle of
    • A. 

      Self-assessment

    • B. 

      Internal stakeholders

    • C. 

      External stakeholders

    • D. 

       stakeholders

  • 25. 
    A contract for service requires that an employer:
    • A. 

      Does not control how the work is done

    • B. 

      Withholds federal and provincial income taxes

    • C. 

      Withholds Canada Pension Plan contributions

    • D. 

      Has a degree of financial risk for the work

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