why are the employers of my two adult children not deducting federal income tax?

They are deducting cpp and ei but nothing else. We are in ontario. One works for swiss chalet and the other one works at a&w. They are both full time employees. ontario canada

Asked By: margaret p - 3/13/2008
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Whether or not it is illegal for the employer to not deduct CIT has already been mentioned; the main point is whether they will be assessed as owing tax at the end of the year... More
Answered By: trevan204 - 3/17/2008
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Ontario, Canada, or Ontario, California, USA? They are being treated as independent contractors when they are not, which is illegal in Canada, as well as in the United States.
Answered By: notaperviemusculargent - 3/14/2008
Are they both 40hr per week employees? If their earnings will be under $9600 they would not be subject to tax and therefore its possible nothing would be withheld except cpp and ei.
Answered By: CHARLES R - 3/14/2008
It is likely that your children had advised their employers that they would not be subject to income tax, and thus no payroll tax withholdings, as they would earn less than $9600 for the year... More
Answered By: T E - 3/14/2008
They both are in the restaurant business and probably earn a small wage plus tips. because it is impossible to know how much they will earn in tips their employers are not deducting any income tax on their tips but should be deducting it from their hourly wage. The employer can't deduct anything unless the employee... More
Answered By: jsawgirl - 3/15/2008
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