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Saskatchewan Budgets

2016 Budget June 1, 2016 - on SK Finance site

bulletActive Families Benefit, a non-refundable credit, is to be terminated effective January 1, 2016
bulletNon-eligible dividend tax credit rate is to be maintained at 3.4% of the taxable dividend

Bill 22 The Income Tax Amendment Act, 2016, which received Royal Assent on June 30, 2016, contains amendments for the above items.

2015 Budget March 18, 2015 - on SK Finance site

bulletSeniors' Drug Plan - income threshold lowered from about $80,000 to about $65,500.  See Drug Plan on SK website.
bulletActive Families Benefit will be income tested, available to families with net incomes below $60,000.
bulletGraduate Retention Program will become a non-refundable tax credit - post-secondary graduates who stay in Saskatchewan will still be able to receive the full amount of their tuition back - up to $20,000 - through a reduction in their provincial income tax.
bulletEmployment Supplement is changing to keep the benefit affordable and still help families with younger children.
bulletResearch & Development Tax Credit will now be fully non-refundable and rate is being reduced from 15% to 10% of qualifying R&D expenditures.

2014 Budget March 19, 2014 - on SK Finance site

bulletbalanced budget
bulletrevised rate dividend tax credit for non-eligible dividends
bulletspecial income tax reduction for credit unions to be maintained
bulletfor taxation changes see Budget 2014 Core Operational Plan (pdf)
bullet Increased benefits for recipients of:
- Seniors Income Plan
- Personal Care Home Benefit
- Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability

2013 Budget - on SK Finance site

bullet6th consecutive balanced budget for this government
bulletNo income tax changes were announced

Saskatchewan 2012 Budget


2011 Budget - on SK Finance site

Main tax changes:

  1. Basic personal, spousal and spousal equivalent amounts increased by $1,000 to $14,535 for 2011.
  2. Child amount increased by $500 to $5,514 for 2011
  3. Corporate tax rate for small businesses reduced from 4.5% to 2% effective July 1, 2011.
  4. Due to the reduction in the small business corporate tax rate, the dividend tax credit rate for non-eligible dividends will be reduced from 6% in 2010 to 5% in 2011 and 4% in 2012.

2010 Budget - on SK Finance site

- no income tax changes announced.

2009 Budget - on SK Finance site

2008 Budget

2007 Budget


Revised: August 29, 2016


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