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Manitoba 2009 Budget - March 25, 2009
See the Manitoba government Budget 2009 website for complete budget details, and their Budget Tax Changes Bulletins page for the Taxation Changes 2009 Budget document.
Personal Income Tax
Personal Tax Credits
Education Property Tax Credit - the basic amount is increased from $600 (2008) to $650 for 2009.
The taxable portion of withdrawals from Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) will be excluded from family net income for the purposes of the following three refundable Manitoba tax credits:
- Education property tax credit
- School tax credit for homeowners, and
Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit
This is a non-refundable, 30% personal income tax credit for resident investors in eligible community enterprise development projects. The maximum tax credit is $9,000, based on a $30,000 investment. The maximum value of issuable shares that a business can apply for under this program is doubled from $500,000 to $1 million, commencing in 2009.
For more information see Community Enterprise Development Tax Credit on the Manitoba website.
Mineral Exploration Tax Credit
The rate of this non-refundable tax credit will increase from 10% to:
Personal Tax - previously announced changes
There were no further changes to personal income tax brackets or rates. These were previously revised for 2008 to 2011 by the 2007 Budget. However, the tax changes after 2008 were subject to budget balancing provisions. As of November 16, 2009, the 2010 tax brackets and personal income tax rates remain unchanged from 2009.
Also previously announced:
Federal Tax Changes
Federal budget 2009 tax measures that are also adopted:
Corporate Income Tax Rates
The small business corporate income tax rate is reduced from 1% for 2009 to zero, effective December 1, 2010. The dividend tax credit rate for small business dividends will be reduced to 1.75% of grossed-up dividends starting with the 2011 taxation year.
As previously announced in Budget 2007, the general corporate tax rate is reduced from 13% to 12% effective July 1, 2009.
For information on other budget measures for business, see the Manitoba Budget 2009 Taxation Adjustments (pdf) document.
Revised: March 26, 2023
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