Alberta, Canada Income Tax Rates for 2022
The amount of income tax you pay on your salary in Alberta will depend on how much of your income is above your Basic Personal Amount (BPA), any other Non-Refundable Personal Tax Credits you have, and how much of your income falls in each of the income tax bands.
Like many countries, Canada has a progressive tax system with tax being paid at different rates depending on how high your income is. In Canada, you will be pay both federal and provincial income tax.
Basic Personal Allowance
The Basic Personal Allowance is a tax credit that will reduce your taxable income so that you pay less income tax. You will have both a federal BPA and a Alberta BPA.
The table below shows the federal and Alberta Basic Personal Allowances for 2022.
|Basic Personal Allowance|
Canada Federal Income Tax Brackets 2022
|Tax Bracket||Tax Rate|
|Less than C$50,197||15%|
|C$50,197 to C$100,392||20.5%|
|C$100,392 to C$155,625||26%|
|C$155,625 to C$221,708||29%|
|More than C$221,708||33%|
Alberta Provincial Income Tax Brackets 2022
In additional to the federal tax brackets, residents in Alberta will also pay tax according to the province tax brackets. The table below shows the latest Alberta tax brackets for 2022.
|Tax Bracket||Tax Rate|
|Less than C$131,220||10%|
|C$131,220 to C$157,464||12%|
|C$157,464 to C$209,952||13%|
|C$209,952 to C$314,928||14%|
|More than C$314,928||15%|
CPP Contributions for 2022
The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is a mandatory retirement pension plan that will replace part of your income when you retire.
All Canadians in Alberta over the age of 18 are required to contribute towards the CPP when they have an employment income.
|Year||Max. Contributory Earnings||CPP Rate|
Employment Insurance Rates (EI) 2022
EI is a benefit that will help Canadians who lose their job, have to stop working because of illness or injury, or to take take off for maternity or caregiving leave.
You pay a premium up to a maximum amount, and your employer will also pay EI premiums.
Self-employed Canadians are not required to pay EI premiums, but you can choose to participate in the EI program.
EI Premium Rates
|Year||Max. Insurable Earnings||EI Rate||Max. Employee Premium||Max. Employer Premium|
How Much Tax Will I Pay in Alberta for 2022?
To see how the above tax brackets will affect your salary in the 2022 tax year living in Alberta, head back to the top of the page and enter your salary.
Calculate Income Tax in Other Provinces
If you're looking to move to a new Canadian province from Alberta, you can use the links below to more accurately calculate your salary and taxes for that province.
Common Alberta Salary After Tax Calculations
The list below covers the majority of the most commonly searched for Alberta salary and tax calculations for salaries ranging from C$10,000 to C$1m per year.
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