How to set up a Registered Pension Plan for Box 52 in Canadian Payroll in Microsoft Dynamics GP

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SUMMARY

How to set up a Registered Pension Plan so that the Employee and Employer portions are reported in Box 52 on the T4 and Box 50 still only displays the Employee's portion.

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Set up the following codes. The figures used in the setup below are just an example.

The users would like the following displayed on the T4:
- T4 Box 20 = $ 9.90
- T4 Box 52 = $ 21.45 (Both the Employee's and Employer's portion)

1. Benefit Code: This Benefit code is used to update the T4 box with the Employer's portion.
-Income Tax applicable = Yes
- Enter the Employer's contribution amount in the amount field ($11.55).
- Further ID = N/A
- Assigned to the Employee

2. Deduction Code: This is an Offsetting deduction for the Benefit Code, set up in step 1.
- The Further ID = Pension Adjustment
- Before Taxes Deduction = Yes
- The amount will be the same as the amount in Benefit 1 ($11.55).
- Enter 52 for the T4 Extra box number.
- Link this Deduction code to Benefit code 1.

3. Deduction Code: This Deduction code is for the employee's portion of the pension plan.
- The Further ID = Pension
- T4 Primary box = 20
- Income tax applicable = Yes
- Enter the amount of the employee's deduction amount ($9.90).
- Assign this deduction to the employee.

4. Benefit Code: This Benefit code will update box 52 of the T4 for the Employee's portion.
- Income Tax applicable = No
- Further reference = N/A
- Enter the amount of the employee's portion ($9.90).
- Assign this Benefit to the employee.

5. Deduction Code: This is an Offsetting deduction for the Benefit Code, set up in step 4.
- Before Tax Deduction = Yes
- Further ID = Pension Adjustment
- T4 Extra box = 52
- The amount will be the same as the amount in Benefit 4 ($9.90).
- Link this Deduction code to Benefit code 4.

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Article ID: 859112 - Last Review: 03/03/2016 15:24:00 - Revision: 7.0

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0

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