How can I submit my Annual Payroll Report (APR) using Fast File?

  1. Hover over Employer E-Services. Under Payroll, click Report or Revise Payroll.


    OR

    From the home page, click on the Report Payroll icon.


  2. Under Report Payroll, you will see the following options:


    Click Access Fast File payroll reporting to start your Annual Payroll Report (APR).

    If you use the Fast File option, you will need to complete and submit your payroll within a single session. You will not be able to save your APR and return to it at a later date.

    Note: If you are logged in and wish to access Fast File, please log out and return to the first step above.

  3. Annual Payroll Report - Getting Started

    The system displays an introductory page that outlines the information/details required to complete your payroll report.


    Cancel - If you do not have the information required to submit your payroll, click Cancel. When you have obtained all the required information, you can return to this e-Service to submit your payroll.
    Continue - Click Continue to move to the next step.

  4. Please provide your employer number and Connect code.


    Cancel - If you do not have the information required to submit your payroll, click Cancel. When you have obtained all the required information, you can return to this e-Service to submit your payroll. 
    Continue - Click Continue to move to the next step. 

  5. Please provide the required information below about yourself (as the submitter):


    Cancel - Click if you wish to cancel.
    Continue - Click to move to the next step.

  6. Complete the following five steps:

    Step 1 - Company Activities

    The system displays your current company classification for each jurisdiction you operate within.

    Please provide an updated description of operations:


    Continue - Click to move to the next step.
    Cancel - Click to cancel your payroll.

    Note: Your payroll information is not saved. If you cancel now, you lose any data you have already provided.

    Step 2 - Payroll
    Payroll Jurisdictions
    If you operate in both jurisdictions (Northwest Territories and Nunavut), but only one jurisdiction appears, (i.e., Northwest Territories), please answer Yes in order to report payroll in both jurisdictions.

    If you do not need to report payroll in another jurisdiction, please answer No.

    Payroll
    Please provide the previous year’s actual payroll and the current year’s estimated payroll for your subclass and jurisdiction(s):

    Please enter a whole number value on lines 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8. The system automatically calculates lines 3, 5 and 7.

    Additional Questions

    Did your company hire any contractors to perform labour in the Northwest Territories and/or Nunavut in the previous year? If you have hired contractors, then you will be required to submit a Contractors Report.

    Have you sold your business? If you have not sold your business, answer No. If you have sold your business, answer Yes. You are required to provide some information regarding the purchaser.

    You have reported $0.00 as your estimated payroll. This means that you do not expect to pay any workers during the current calendar year. Would you like the WSCC to inactivate your employer account? If you have reported $0 in estimated payroll for the jurisdiction(s) in which you operate and would like to inactivate your account, answer Yes.
    If you have reported $0 in estimated payroll for the jurisdiction(s) in which you operate and would like your account to remain active, answer No.

    Continue - Click to move to the next step.
    Cancel - Click to cancel your payroll.

    Note: Your payroll information is not saved. If you cancel now, you lose any data you have already provided.

    Step 3 - Actual Employment Data
    Please provide your previous-year actual employment data. If you know the number of full-time equivalent employees, enter these values under Option 1. If you do not know, you can calculate your full-time equivalent employees using Option 2.

    Option 1
    Please enter the number of full-time equivalent employees for the jurisdiction(s) where you operate.


    Option 2
    Please enter the number of hours that constitutes a full-time work week and the total number of hours worked in the previous year. The system will calculate the full-time equivalent employees (Option 1) for you.


    Continue - Click to move to the next step.
    Cancel - Click to cancel your payroll.

    Note: Your payroll information is not saved. If you cancel now, you lose any data you have already provided.


    Step 4 - OHS Reporting
    You will be asked to complete the OHS Reporting section if you are required to. If you are not required to, these questions will not be mandatory for you to submit your APR.

    Please answer:
    Will you employ 20 or more people in the Northwest Territories and/or Nunavut?
    Based on your response, the system will display several OHS related questions. Please answer yes or no to the remaining OHS questions.

    Continue - Click to move to the next step.
    Cancel - Click to cancel your payroll.

    Note: Your payroll information is not saved. If you cancel now, you lose any data you have already provided.

    Step 5 - Review and Submit
    Once you have completed all required fields, you can view your entire Annual Payroll Report (APR) before submitting it.

    Warning! Missing information is listed as Required and must be completed in order to submit. The APR below is still missing important information, as indicated by the thumbs down icon and is marked in red.

    To fix this, click on the Edit icon to return to that area and complete any required fields (as indicated by the red Required).

    Success! You are ready to submit your APR! You have provided all required information!


    Click Submit to WSCC. Upon submission, the system:

    1. Submits your APR to the WSCC for processing.
    2. Provides you with a reference number.
    3. Sends you an email notification containing your reference number and a PDF of your APR. Please check your email and confirm receipt of your notification.
    4. If you are required to report your contractors, the system will indicate this to you.

    To report your contractors, please see the Report Contractors help section.

    Print your APR
    Once you have submitted your APR, you can also print a PDF of your APR report.

    Click on the print icon to generate a PDF. You can save this PDF to your computer and/or print it for your paper records.