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Payroll & Tax

This webpage covers a range of topics related to payroll at McMaster University. Click here to learn more about your Total Rewards (Compensation, Benefits, etc.).

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T2200 Forms

The “Declaration of Conditions of Employment” form, also known as the “T2200” form, is a form certified by the employer and submitted by an eligible employee to the Canada Revenue Agency (the “CRA”) for the purpose of supporting the employee’s claim for the deduction of work-related expenses from personal employment income.

Learn more here. 

Payroll Calendars

Payroll Calendars and Deadlines provide Department Administrators and Supervisors with a schedule of pay periods, pay deposit dates and important deadlines to enable effective planning and resource allocation, and to help ensure sufficient time to process pay accurately and on time. In addition to the below calendars, Payroll Calendars for Staff, Faculty and Affiliates are also available as shared calendars in Outlook. Please refer to the How to Add Payroll Calendars to Outlook resource for help setting this up.

When do I get paid?

Rotating Staff and Faculty payrolls are paid through direct deposit on a biweekly basis and spread over 26 pays per year. Find our payroll schedules below.


Pay Statement Guide

Explanation of McMaster's Pay Statements


Pay Dates for Sessional Faculty 2023-2024

Pay dates for McMaster Sessional Faculty (CUPE, Local 3906, Unit 2)


2023-2024 MUFA Faculty Salary

MUFA Faculty Salary Increases for 2023-2024

Information Box Group

Payroll Forms & Information