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British Columbia Tax

BC/Federal tax brackets and marginal tax rates

    - tax brackets and applicable British Columbia rates, plus combined federal/BC marginal tax rates for eligible and non-eligible Canadian dividends, capital gains and other income (interest, foreign dividends, employment, self-employment, etc).

BC Tax comparison 2000 to 2011

Canadian Tax Calculator

    - Detailed tax calculator which includes most deductions and tax credits, can be used to check your tax return or to do some tax planning for the next tax year.

Basic Canadian Tax Calculator

    - The Basic Tax Calculator works for all provinces and territories, and requires very little input.  You input the amount of income from Canadian eligible and non-eligible dividends, capital gains, and employment/other income.  This will produce a table of taxes payable for the current and past 5 years, for all provinces and territories, as well as your marginal tax rate for each type of income.

Personal tax credits

Dividend tax credit

BC Provincial Sales Tax - re-implemented April 1, 2013

BC Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) - no longer in effect

BC Property Taxes - including property transfer tax, foreign buyers tax, additional school tax

    - BC Speculation and Vacancy Tax - each & every owner of residential property in specified areas must file a declaration by March 31st.  Not filing will be very costly.

    - Farm Status in BC - Understanding the Classification of Land as a Farm Regulation

British Columbia COVID-19 Information and Support

COVID-19 Resources - federal and provincial/territorial

Government benefits, programs and services for BC residents

BC Budgets

BC Statistics

    BC Provincial Debt, GDP and Population 1997 to 2012

Health Care in BC

Medical services plan


BC Government Links

BC Ministry of Finance

Tax information for individuals

Tax information for businesses

Taxes and Tax Credits - re individuals and businesses

WorkSafe BC - Workers' Compensation Board

BC Laws - includes Gazette Parts I and II

BC Income Tax Act

BC Provincial Sales Tax Act - This Act received Royal Assent on May 31, 2012 and the PST was re-implemented on April 1, 2013.

Legislative Assembly (access to bills)

Property Tax Deferment Programs

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Links

BC Personal income tax and benefit package

BC Corporation income tax

Revised: January 30, 2023


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