Business Payrolls Survey

Business or organization and contact information

1. Please verify or provide the business or organization's legal and operating name and correct where needed.

2. Please verify or provide the contact information of the designated business or organization contact person for this questionnaire and correct where needed.

3. Please verify or provide the current operational status of the business or organization identified by the legal and operating name above.

4. Please verify or provide the current main activity of the business or organization identified by the legal and operating name above.

All employees and working owners of incorporated businesses for the survey reference period

1. What was the total number of employees in the last pay period of the survey reference period?

2. Which category of employees are you reporting for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

3. Did you have more than 1 payroll for any category of employees for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

4. How many payrolls for the following categories of employees did you have for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

  1. Number of payrolls for employees paid by the hour.
  2. Number of payrolls for salaried employees.
  3. Number of payrolls for working owners of incorporated businesses.
  4. Number of payrolls for other employees.

Employees paid by the hour during the last pay period of the survey reference period

5. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, how many received pay for work performed or an employer paid absence for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

6. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, what were the start and end dates of the last pay period of the survey reference period?

7. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, what is the pay frequency?

8a. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, what was the regular gross pay payable including overtime, for the last pay period?

8b. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, what was the overtime pay payable included in question 8a? Enter "0", if no overtime was paid.

9a. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, what was the total number of hours payable including overtime hours worked, for the last pay?

9b. For payroll x of the employees paid by the hour, what was the total number of overtime hours worked included in question 9a? Enter "0", if no overtime was worked. If necessary, enter a decimal value e.g., 0.25.

11. This is a summary of your reported data for all your employees paid by the hour.

Special payments paid to employees paid by the hour during the month of the survey reference period

13. At any time during the survey reference period, were there any special payments paid to employees paid by the hour?

14. At any time during the survey reference period, how many special payments were paid to employees paid by the hour?

15. At any time during the survey reference period, what special payments were paid to employees paid by the hour?

What period does the payment cover?

What amount was paid?

Salaried employees during the last pay period of the survey reference period

16. For payroll x of the salaried employees, how many received pay for work performed or an employer paid absence for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

17. For payroll x of the salaried employees, what were the start and end dates of the last pay period of the survey reference period?

18. For payroll x of the salaried employees, what is the pay frequency?

19a. For payroll x of the salaried employees, what was the regular gross pay payable including overtime pay, for the last pay period?

19b. For payroll x of the salaried employees, what was the overtime pay payable included in question 19a. Enter "0", if no overtime was paid.

21. For payroll x of the salaried employees, what was the average number of scheduled working hours in a week?

22. This is a summary of your reported data for all your salaried employees.

Special payments paid to salaried employees during the month of the survey reference period

24. At any time during the survey reference period, were there any special payments paid to salaried employees?

25. At any time during the survey reference period, how many special payments were paid to salaried employees?

26. At any time during the survey reference period, what special payments were paid to salaried employees?

What period does the payment cover?

What amount was paid?

Working owners of incorporated businesses during the last pay period of the survey reference period

27. For payroll x of the working owners, how many received pay for work performed or an employer paid absence for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

28. For payroll x of the working owners, what were the start and end dates of the last pay period of the survey reference period?

29. For payroll x of the working owners, what is the pay frequency?

30. For payroll x of the working owners, what was the regular gross pay payable including overtime pay, for the last pay period?

31. This is a summary of your reported data for all your working owners.

Special payments paid to working owners of incorporated businesses during the month of the survey reference period

33. At any time during the survey reference period, were there any special payments paid to working owners?

34. At any time during the survey reference period, how many special payments were paid to working owners?

35. At any time during the survey reference period, what special payments were paid to working owners?

What period does the payment cover?

What amount was paid?

Other employees during the last pay period of the survey reference period

36. For payroll x of the other employees, how many received pay for work performed or an employer paid absence for the last pay period of the survey reference period?

37. For payroll x of the other employees, what were the start and end dates of the last pay period of the survey reference period?

38. For payroll x of the other employees, what is the pay frequency?

39. For payroll x of the other employees, what was the regular gross pay payable including overtime pay, for the last pay period?

40. This is a summary of your reported data for all your other employees.

Special payments paid to other employees during the month of the survey reference period

42. At any time during the survey reference period, were there any special payments paid to other employees?

43. At any time during the survey reference period, how many special payments were paid to other employees?

44. At any time during the survey reference period, what special payments were paid to other employees?

What period does the payment cover?

What amount was paid?

Special Situation Questions

45. During the last pay period, were there any employees paid for work that were unable to perform their work duties due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic?

46. During the last pay period, how many employees were unable to perform their work duties due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic but were still paid?

Wage Subsidy Questions

47. Which of the following wage subsidies did this business receive?

48. For each claim period, please provide the total amount of the CEWS this business received.

49. What was the withheld amount by which your business reduced its payroll deduction for the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers?

Contact person

50. Statistics Canada may need to contact the person who completed this questionnaire for further information. Is xxxx xxxx the best person to contact?

Feedback

51. How long did it take to complete this questionnaire?

52. We invite your comments about this questionnaire.

Data Sharing Agreement

1. Do you agree to share the information you provided with your provincial or territorial statistical agency?

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