Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

For information on registration and courses offered please return to the Training & Events page.

Course Objectives:

Payroll for Local Government has some unique challenges which do not exist in other organizations. This workshop will explore some of these unique challenges and provide tips and examples to help you effectively deal with them.

 The objectives of this workshop are to assist staff in local governments who have responsibility for payroll and taxable benefits, and to guide them through the many calculations and processes that need to be completed. This workshop will review some of the more complex and challenging aspects of payroll and provide the participants with an understanding of how to best deal with them. 

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is intended for the payroll practitioners and managers who are responsible for calculation and reporting of various pay types and benefit calculations, and those staff who are responsible for employee benefits. 

Benefits of Attending:

 In a one-day session, utilizing a mix of presentation and group discussion, participants will gain an understanding of the following topics: 

  • CRA Taxable benefit issues
  • Volunteer Firefighters
  • Municipal Pension Plan calculations
  • Terminations and Severances
  • Tips on preparing Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) 

Dates offered:

               April 2017, Vernon

November 2015, Vancouver

                October 2015, Kimberley

                December 2014, Vancouver

                October 2014, Terrace