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Employer payroll revision

At the beginning of each year, employers are required to submit an Employer’s Payroll Return and Contract Labour Report (EPR) that provides an estimate of their payroll for the upcoming year.

At the end of each year, if an employer’s actual payroll is more than 125% of the estimated amount that was declared on their EPR, the employer will be subject to a penalty and an interest charge on the amount of payroll above 125% of the estimate.

To avoid this, an employer must report a revised estimate by the end of 2018. If a revision is reported after October 1, 2018, the employer will be required to pay the full premium assessed on the revision immediately.

How to submit payroll revisions

To report a payroll estimate revision, an employer can follow these instructions:

  1. Visit our website at wcb.yk.ca/es.
  2. Enter your email address in the From field.
  3. Enter your employer name in the Subject field.
  4. Copy and paste the text below into the Message field:
    Customer Number: [customer number]
    Current Payroll Estimate: [payroll]
    New Payroll Estimate: _____________________
  5. Enter your new payroll estimate in the New Payroll Estimate line. Do not include credit card information. No payment is due now. We will send you an invoice with the revised payment amount.
  6. Click the Send button.

The employer will receive a confirmation email to advise them that we received the submission.

An employer can also submit a payroll revision by fax or mail using the information below.

Fax:(867) 393-6279

Mail:Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board
401 Strickland St.
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 5N8

For more information, call 867-667-5645 or 1-800-661-0443.