9.2.5 Provincial and territorial income tax

From: Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Income tax rates in Quebec are higher than in other provinces and territories because the government of Quebec finances a wide variety of services that other governments do not. You can use the chart below to see the tax brackets and rates for other provinces and territories.

Provincial and territorial income tax

Provinces / Territories

Rates for 2018 tax year

Newfoundland and Labrador

8.7% on the first $36,926 of taxable income, +
14.5% on the next $36,926, +
15.8% on the next $57,998, +
17.3% on the next $52,740, +
18.3% on the amount over $184,590

Prince Edward Island

9.8% on the first $31,984 of taxable income, +
13.8% on the next $31,985, +
16.7% on the amount over $63,969

Nova Scotia

8.79% on the first $29,590 of taxable income, +
14.95% on the next $29,590, +
16.67% on the next $33,820, +
17.5% on the next $57,000, +
21% on the amount over $150,000

New Brunswick

9.68% on the first $41,675 of taxable income, +
14.82% on the next $41,676, +
16.52% on the next $52,159, +
17.84% on the next $18,872, +
20.3% on the amount over $154,382

Quebec

15% on the first $43,055 of taxable income, +
20% on the next $43,050, +
24% on the next $18,660, +
25.75% on the amount over $104,765

Ontario

5.05% on the first $42,960 of taxable income, +
9.15% on the next $42,963, +
11.16% on the next $64,077, +
12.16% on the next $70,000, +
13.16 % on the amount over $220,000

Manitoba

10.8% on the first $31,843 of taxable income, +
12.75% on the next $36,978, +
17.4% on the amount over $68,821

Saskatchewan

10.5% on the first $45,225 of taxable income, +
12.5% on the next $83,989, +
14.5% on the amount over $129,214

Alberta

10% on the first $128,145 of taxable income, +
12% on the next $25,628, +
13% on the next $51,258, +
14% on the next $102,516, +
15% on the amount over $307,547

British Columbia

5.06% on the first $39,676 of taxable income, +
7.7% on the next $39,677, +
10.5% on the next $11,754, +
12.29% on the next $19,523, +
14.7% on the next $39,370, +
16.8% on the amount over $150,000

Yukon

6.4% on the first $46,605 of taxable income, +
9% on the next $46,603, +
10.9% on the next $51,281, +
12.8% on the next $355,511, +
15% on the amount over $500,000

Northwest Territories

5.9% on the first $42,209 of taxable income, +
8.6% on the next $42,211, +
12.2% on the next $52,828, +
14.05% on the amount over $137,248

Nunavut

4% on the first $44,437 of taxable income, +
7% on the next $44,437, +
9% on the next $55,614, +
11.5% on the amount over $144,488

Based on your own taxable income, what would your marginal provincial or territorial tax rate be? Can you calculate your average provincial or territorial tax rate? (See the information from the previous module Tax brackets and rates.)

The tax brackets and rates can change in every provincial or territorial budget. For details on current federal rates, go to Canada Revenue Agency's information on Canadian income tax rates for individuals.

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