Important notice

Vacation pay

April 01, 2021

This is a reminder for all employers who have not yet declared the vacation pay for their employees for the reference period* ending on April 30th, 2020.

As of April 30th, 2021, all employees must have received their vacation pay for the reference period ending on April 30th, 2020.

This regulation also applies to all administrators of a company who perform tasks regulated by the Decree. All paid amounts must be declared on the monthly report. Please note that the 1% levy is also applicable on the declared amounts.

  • If you have already paid the vacation pay for your employees, but have forgotten to declare it on your previous monthly reports, please do so on your next monthly report, under the VACATION section.
  • If your employees have not yet taken their annual vacation, remember to declare the paid amounts before sending the monthly report.

* Reference period: Please note that the reference period is normally set between May 1st of a year and April 30th of the following year. However, according to the pay schedule of the employer, the dates may vary. If you reference period is based on a calendar year, please note that you have until December 31st, 2021, to ensure that the vacation pays are paid to your employees for the reference period ending on December 31st, 2020.

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