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Form TD1 overview

Learn how to enter a TD1 form in Online Payroll.

Form TD1, Personal Tax Credits Return, is used to determine the amount of tax to be deducted from an individual's employment income or other income, such as pension income.

We tell you how to enter and print an employee's TD1 in online payroll. We also answer some important questions.

Enter TD1 information

QuickBooks Online Payroll

  1. Select Employees.
  2. Select the name of the employee.
  3. Select Edit ✎ beside What are [employee's] tax withholdings?.
  4. Enter the employee's TD1 information, provincial taxes, and tax exemptions.
  5. Select Done to save.

Print a TD1 form for an employee

You can print a TD1 form from the Government of Canada Revenue Agency site.

Who fills out the TD1?

The TD1 has a series of worksheets to help employees complete the form on their own. A completed TD1 would then need to be provided to the employer so that the employer knows how much to withhold from each pay cheque.

Do I have to file the TD1?

Employers do not need to file the TD1. However, the CRA does require employers to keep the TD1 in their records for at least 6 years.

What if I don't have a TD1 for my employee?

Per the CRA guidelines, if you don't receive a completed TD1 from an employee, you still must deduct taxes, allowing the basic personal amount only.

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