Employee is related to owner of company - Re: Employment Insurance

I am filling out T-4's for one of my smaller clients - 3 employees - and one of those employees is related to the owner and therefore is not entitled to collect EI, nor do they have to pay... so on the T-4 I had to override the EI amount, but I would think the system must have some way of identifying related employees.  If so can you tell me where it is?

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Hello Cathy,

In your situation you don't need to override the EI instead you just need to set the box 28 "EI Exempt" indicator to a "Yes" that will stop EI calculation from kicking in.

Hope the above helps.

Thank you.
Hardev
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