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Payroll & Tax

This webpage covers a range of topics related to payroll at McMaster University.

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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.

2020 Payroll Calendar

McMaster payroll calendar for faculty and staff | PDF

Pay Statement Guide

Explanation of McMaster's Pay Statements | PDF

Pay Dates for Sessional Faculty 2019-2020

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

Information Box Group

Payroll Forms & Information