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Are sales commissions included in calculating Employment Insurance (EI) benefits? 

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The short answer to this question is yes. When applying for Employment Insurance benefits, you need to supply a Record of Employment (ROE) from your employer.

The ROE needs to include the following details regarding your most recent employment:

- Your total salary before deductions including tips and commissions,

- Your salary before deductions for your last week of work — from Sunday to your last day worked

- Gross amounts received or to be received: vacation pay, severance pay, pension, pay in lieu of notice or lay off and other monies

Ghgbe X (29)
Cornell University

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