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Personal Income Tax Breakdown
Statistics Canada published a document in November 2021 providing statistics on effective tax rates and other information, titled Effective tax rates and high-income Canadians, 2019.
Table 3 of the document shows the average effective tax rates, including federal and provincial/territorial income tax and federal payroll tax, for all tax filers, and for the top 1% taxfilers based on average total income. The average effective tax rate is shown for Canada overall, and for each province. The 3 territories are combined.
Average effective tax rates 2018 and 2019 (both are the same) for Canada:
Unfortunately, the document doesn't provide the same information as the study below done for 1990 to 2002.
2005 Study re 1990 to 2002
Statistics Canada published a study in 2005 titled Federal Personal Income Tax: Slicing the Pie, which examines the breakdown of federal personal income taxes paid by high and low income earners in Canada, from 1990 to 2002. Income earners were divided into 3 groups for the study:
The following tables summarize the results of the study.
b. Effective federal personal income tax rates paid by the 3 groups
c. Share of total income of the 3 groups
All information in this article adapted from Statistics Canada publication No. 11-621-MIE2005024, April 22, 2005.
Revised: January 02, 2022
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