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Manitoba Refundable Personal Tax Credit / Affordability Tax Credit

Manitoba Income Tax Act s. 5.7

The refundable personal tax credit  is a refundable tax credit which is claimed on form MB479 of the personal tax return.

The personal tax credit amounts are not indexed for inflation.

The amounts are:

bullet $195 each for
bullet self 
bullet dependent spouse  or eligible dependent (equivalent to spouse)
bullet $113 each age credit for
bullet self age 65+
bullet spouse age 65+
bullet $113 each disability credit for
bullet self
bullet spouse
bullet eligible dependent
bullet $62 credit for disabled dependents age 18+ at the end of the year
bullet $26 credit for dependent children age 18 or less at the end of the year

An individual who resides in Manitoba on the last day of a tax year is eligible for a personal tax credit for the year unless:

bullet they are under 16 at the end of the tax year
bullet they are under 19 at the end of the year, are not a parent, do not have a spouse or common-law partner, and are not eligible for an education property tax credit for the year
bullet they reside in the residence of, and are claimed as a dependent of, another individual for the tax year
bullet another taxpayer is claiming an amount for the year for them, for any of the following:
bullet spouse or eligible to spouse amount
bullet infirm dependent amount
bullet disability amount
bullet dependent disability amount
bullet amounts transferred from spouse
bullet they are an inmate of a correctional facility or penitentiary on the last day of the year, and have been an inmate for and have been an inmate for at least 6 months during the year

The amount received is reduced by 1% of household net income.

Manitoba Government Resources

Manitoba Personal Tax Credit

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Resources

Manitoba General Income Tax and Benefit Package - see CRA form MB 479 and Completing Your Manitoba Forms

Tax Tip:  File a return even if you have no income, to get the refundable tax credits.

Revised: October 26, 2023



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