9.2.5 Provincial and territorial income tax

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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 2021 tax year

Newfoundland and Labrador

8.7% on the first $38,081 of taxable income, +
14.5% on the next $38,080, +
15.8% on the next $59,812, +
17.3% on the next $54,390, +
18.3% on the amount over $190,363

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 $43,835 of taxable income, +
14.82% on the next $43,836, +
16.52% on the next $54,863, +
17.84% on the next $19,849, +
20.3% on the amount over $162,383

Quebec

15% on the first $45,105 of taxable income, +
20% on the next $45,095, +
24% on the next $19,555, +
25.75% on the amount over $109,755

Ontario

5.05% on the first $45,142 of taxable income, +
9.15% on the next $45,145, +
11.16% on the next $59,713, +
12.16% on the next $70,000, +
13.16% on the amount over $220,000

Manitoba

10.8% on the first $33,723 of taxable income, +
12.75% on the next $39,162, +
17.4% on the amount over $72,885

Saskatchewan

10.5% on the first $45,677 of taxable income, +
12.5% on the next $84,829, +
14.5% on the amount over $130,506

Alberta

10% on the first $131,220 of taxable income, +
12% on the next $26,244, +
13% on the next $52,488, +
14% on the next $104,976, +
15% on the amount over $314,928

British Columbia

5.06% on the first $42,184 of taxable income, +
7.7% on the next $42,185, +
10.5% on the next $12,497, +
12.29% on the next $20,757, +
14.7% on the next $41,860, +
16.8% on the next $62,937, +
20.5% on the amount over $222,420

Yukon

6.4% on the first $49,020 of taxable income, +
9% on the next $49,020, +
10.9% on the next $53,938, +
12.8% on the next $348,022, +
15% on the amount over $500,000

Northwest Territories

5.9% on the first $44,396 of taxable income, +
8.6% on the next $44,400, +
12.2% on the next $55,566, +
14.05% on the amount over $144,362

Nunavut

4% on the first $46,740 of taxable income, +
7% on the next $46,740, +
9% on the next $58,498, +
11.5% on the amount over $151,978

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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