Department of Finance Canada
The Department of Finance Canada is responsible for the overall stewardship of the Canadian economy. This includes preparing the annual federal budget, as well as advising the Government on economic and fiscal matters, tax and tariff policy, social measures, security issues, financial stability and Canada’s international commitments.
We lead the Finance portfolio for the Government of Canada and work in close collaboration with our partners.
Services and information
Read the Government of Canada’s plan for how it collects and spends money each year.
Federal tax policies and legislation in the areas of personal income tax, business income tax, and sales and excise tax.
Federal transfers to provinces and territories
Support to provincial and territorial governments to assist them in the provision of programs and services.
Financial sector policy
Policies and frameworks about the financial sector, federal financial institutions and systems, federal borrowing and investments, and capital markets.
International trade and finance policy
International trade, finance, and development policies in cooperation with its international partners.
Laws, regulations and Ministerial Orders
Tax law and other measures, including legislation governing banks and other federal financial institutions, and payments to provinces.
Take part in consultations from the Department of Finance Canada.
Publications and reports
View our reports and publications.
Promotional campaigns and initiatives led by Finance Canada.
About the Department of Finance
Honourable Chrystia Freeland
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
Honourable Randy Boissonnault
Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance
Supporting a stronger middle class, an affordable economy, and a healthy future for Canadians.
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