Getting Paid at U of T

Payroll Pointers

 February 7, 2017

It’s tax time again: 2016 T4 slips available February 23, 2017

2016 T4, T4A, and T4ANR tax slips will be available on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

Tax Slip Consent Program

In March 2016, the Tax Slip Consent Program was launched, providing employees with the option to access their tax slips through Employee Self-Service (ESS).

Employees who were newly hired, returned to work, or renewed their employment contract after March 2016, as well as those who have provided consent through ESS, will no longer receive the paper T4 slip if they were active employees in February 2017.

All employees with access to ESS will be able to view and print copies of their 2016 tax slips on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

All employees with ESS access must obtain a copy of their tax slips through ESS. No paper copies will be provided.

Those individuals without ESS access may request a copy from Central Payroll Services by sending an email to after March 8, 2017.

Tax slips

You may receive two 2016 tax slips if:

  • You moved from a Casual to an Appointed position, or vice versa
  • You are an employee who is a member of United Steel Workers (USW) and passed your probation date in 2016

Due dates:

Information for employee’s T4, T4A, and T4ANR filing and due dates:

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Performance Assessment & Goal Setting

About the Process

Performance planning and assessment is an ongoing process of communication between managers and their staff.

The process involves a proactive planning component at the beginning of the performance year, ongoing feedback and coaching during the year, as well as an annual end of year meeting to:

  • Assess and discuss the staff member’s relative success in achieving the goals and objectives for the review period and how these objectives were achieved using the defined competencies
  • Recognize strong performance
  • Identify areas requiring improvement and / or development and plans for meeting the training needs
  • Identify key priorities for the following year and set goals and objectives

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About Us

The Central Payroll Services team provides:

  • Process and payment of the University’s monthly and bi-weekly payrolls
  • Cheque distribution
  • Direct deposit enrollment, change and cancellation
  • Lost cheque replacement
  • Maintenance of employee payroll records
  • Processing of all federal and provincial mandated employment tax forms
  • Calendar year-end tax documents

Contact Us

For general payroll inquiries, please contact 416.978.0452 or

The team is available from:

Monday to Friday
8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(4:30 p.m. from Canada Day to Labour Day)

We are located at 215 Huron Street, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON  M5S 1A2