Canada (CA) Salary After Tax Calculator

Check what your salary after tax will be in all 13 Canadian with this simple, handy, calculator.


Canada Income Tax Rates for 2023

The amount of Canadian income tax you pay on your salary in a given tax year 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 province BPA.

The table below shows the federal and province Basic Personal Allowances for 2023.

Basic Personal Allowance
Federal $14,398
Alberta $19,369
British Columbia $11,302
Manitoba $10,145
New Brunswick $10,817
Newfoundland and Labrador $9,803
Northwest Territories $15,609
Nova Scotia $11,481
Nunavut $16,862
Ontario $11,141
Prince Edward Island $11,250
Québec $16,143
Saskatchewan $16,615
Yukon $14,398

Canada Federal Income Tax Brackets 2023

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%

Canada Provincial Income Tax Brackets 2023

Each of the 13 Canadian provinces and territories also have their own tax brackets that are calculated in the same way as federal taxes - using progressive tax brackets. Choose your province from the list below to find out more about your income tax brackets in that province.

CPP and QPP Contributions for 2023

The Canada Pension Plan (CPP) is a mandatory retirement pension plan that will replace part of your income when you retire.

All Canadians over the age of 18 are required to contribute towards the CPP when they have an employment income. The exception to this is Canadians who are employed in Quebec. Instead, they are required to contribute towards the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP).

CPP and QPP Rates

Year Max. Contributory Earnings CPP Rate QPP Rate
2022 C$61,400 5.7% 6.15%

Employment Insurance Rates (EI) 2023

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.

In Quebec, you will pay lower EI premiums than the federal rates, but you are also required to pay premiums for the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP).

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

Quebec EI Premium Rates

Year Max. Insurable Earnings EI Rate Max. Employee Premium Max. Employer Premium
2022 C$60,300 1.2% C$724 C$1,013

QPIP Premium Rates

Year Max. Insurable Earnings Employee Rate Max. Employee Premium Max. Employer Premium
2022 C$88,000 0.494% C$435 C$609

How Much Tax Will I Pay in Canada for 2023?

To see how the above tax brackets will affect your salary in the 2023 tax year, head back to the top of the page and enter your salary.

Common Canada Salary After Tax Calculations

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