You’ve made the leap and hired your first employee. Congratulations! This means your business is growing so much that you can no longer do everything yourself – a good sign!
However, your duties as an employer have only just begun. Before you can pay your new employee, you will need to let the government know you’ve hired someone. You do that by opening a payroll account with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
There are a few steps involved in setting up a payroll account, but have no fear – we’re here to walk you through it. Check out GoForth’s free Getting Started Guide to setting up a payroll account! It’s easier than you might think! In just five steps, you’ll be all ready to go, and you can focus on being the fantastic employer that you are.