Quebec 2010 Budget - March 30, 2010
Full details of the budget can be found on the
Quebec website, with the tax changes found in the Additional
Information on Budgetary Measures (pdf file).
Some tax measures introduced relating to individuals:
As of 2011, the Solidarity Tax Credit will replace
property tax refund, and
tax credit for individuals living in a northern
The tax credit for home support is being enhanced
through relaxation of rules regarding eligibility for certain
Longer prison sentences for tax evasion.
Introduction of a health contribution as of July 1,
2010, in the amount of $25 per adult for 2010, $100 for 2011, and $200
to the QST New Housing Rebate for the purchase of new housing.
Increase in the rate of the Québec sales tax (QST)
from 8.5% to 9.5% as of January 1, 2012 (increasing to 8.5% as of
January 1, 2011).
Gradual rise in the fuel tax:
fuel tax on gasoline and diesel fuel will
increase by 1 cent per litre per year, starting April 1, 2010,
with the last increase effective April 1, 2013.
Introduction of a fuel tax increase of up to 1.5
cents per litre to fund public transit, if the metropolitan
communities of Montréal and Québec so request.
Revised: September 20, 2017