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Déductibilité du droit d’usage pour automobile/Deductibility from the right to use the automobile

L’avantage imposable d’un employé, relatif à l’usage d’une automobile qui affiche le logo de son employeur, peut-il être réduit afin de tenir compte du fait que l’employeur tire un avantage publicitaire? / Can the taxable benefit of an employee derived from the personal use and availability of an automobile displaying their employer’s corporate logo, be reduced to take into account the benefit that the employer derives in terms of publicity?

 

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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with a privacy class action lawsuit; the meaning of substantially gainful employment under CPP; and the taxability of forgoing a non-cash gift.

 

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Land on free parking, expect to pay

In Monopoly, landing on free parking is simply a safe place to land. Many people, however, play under rules which allow anyone landing on free parking to collect the “pot” in the middle of the board. Ca-ching! Free parking at the workplace, however, is rarely a windfall, nor ever really free, yet the cost and value of parking is usually underestimated or overlooked by both employers and employees.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most viewed articles on HRinfodesk this week deal with the taxability of an employer provided fitness facility, allegations of employee theft and a dismissal without cause under the Canada Labour Code.

 

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Do you need a cellphone policy for your workplace? And should cellphones be subsidized?

It seems that the majority of respondents to our recent HRinfodesk poll believe that they do need a cellphone policy. Last September we asked you: Does your company have a cellphone policy? 289 (61.75 percent) respondents out of 468 said they do; 163 (34.83 percent) respondents indicated they did not have a cellphone policy; and 16 believed they did not need one. So do you need one or not?

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most popular HRinfodesk articles this week deal with terminating for cause without cause, employee travel expenses, and a case about dismissal due to Facebook postings.

 

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Most-viewed articles this week on HRinfodesk

The three most viewed articles in this week HRinfodesk newsletter deals with salary projections for 2013, taxability of fitness memberships and discipline linked to terminations.

 

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