[Canada] Frequently asked questions about TD1 forms

Access federal and provincial or territorial TD1 forms from the CRA website.

What is a TD1 form?

TD1 is a form provided by the CRA that determines the amount of tax to be deducted from employee income. Learn about TD1 forms on CRA’s website.

Who should complete a TD1 form?

Your employees should complete federal and provincial or territorial TD1 forms when being onboarded to your business or within seven days of a change to their personal tax credit amounts.

What should I do in Wave once my employee has completed their TD1 form?

Enter the total claim amount from these forms on the employee’s profile in Wave. Wave uses this information for income tax calculations as required by Canada Revenue Agency guidelines. Learn how to add or edit employee tax details.

What happens if the information from the TD1 form is not entered in Wave?

If you do not enter any amounts, Wave defaults to the basic personal claim amounts for both federal and provincial or territorial.