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Payroll tax registration

07 November 2018 

Public Service Announcement

Payroll tax registration

The Department of Finance reminds employers to register with Nunavut Payroll Tax within 21 days of an employee’s first paycheck.

The payroll tax rate is two per cent of taxable wages per employee working in Nunavut. It is the employers’ responsibility to deduct the taxes and make payments to the Government of Nunavut.

Employers should also update their contact information and make payments on time to avoid penalties.

The payroll tax – application for registration form is available at www.gov.nu.ca/finance/information/payroll-tax. It can be submitted by email to PayrollTax@gov.nu.ca.

For more information, please call 1-800-316-3324 or email PayrollTax@gov.nu.ca.

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Media Contact:

Denise Grandmaison
Manager, Communications
Department of Finance
867-975-6818
FinanceComs@gov.nu.ca