British Columbia Salary After Tax Calculator

Check what your salary after tax will be in British Columbia, Canada with this simple, handy, calculator.


British Columbia, Canada Income Tax Rates for 2022

The amount of income tax you pay on your salary in British Columbia 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 British Columbia BPA.

The table below shows the federal and British Columbia Basic Personal Allowances for 2022.

Basic Personal Allowance
Federal $14,398
British Columbia $11,302

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%

British Columbia Provincial Income Tax Brackets 2022

In additional to the federal tax brackets, residents in British Columbia will also pay tax according to the province tax brackets. The table below shows the latest British Columbia tax brackets for 2022.

Tax Bracket Tax Rate
Less than C$43,070 5.06%
C$43,070 to C$86,141 7.7%
C$86,141 to C$98,901 10.5%
C$98,901 to C$120,094 12.29%
C$120,094 to C$162,832 14.7%
C$162,832 to C$227,091 16.8%
More than C$227,091 20.5%

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 British Columbia over the age of 18 are required to contribute towards the CPP when they have an employment income.

CPP Rates

Year Max. Contributory Earnings CPP Rate
2022 C$61,400 5.7%

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
2022 C$60,300 1.58% C$953 C$1,334

How Much Tax Will I Pay in British Columbia for 2022?

To see how the above tax brackets will affect your salary in the 2022 tax year living in British Columbia, 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 British Columbia, you can use the links below to more accurately calculate your salary and taxes for that province.

Common British Columbia Salary After Tax Calculations

The list below covers the majority of the most commonly searched for British Columbia salary and tax calculations for salaries ranging from C$10,000 to C$1m per year.

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