When you choose Alberta, you choose the lowest personal taxes in Canada. Our low personal tax rate comes from many sources – a single rate tax system, including the highest basic and spousal exemptions in the country, the lowest gasoline tax rate among the provinces and low property taxes.
If you’re considering starting a new business when you arrive, there’s even more good news – Alberta businesses have among the lowest business taxes in Canada. Alberta's business tax advantage also results from our low gasoline tax, low corporate income tax rates, no capital tax and no payroll tax.
While all Canadians pay a general sales tax (GST) on purchases, Alberta is the only province with no provincial sales tax (PST). Residents in every other province pay up to 10 per cent on top of the five per cent GST. Albertans pay no extra tax on top of GST.
Albertans are often eligible for tax rebates and credits that further help their financial situation. Click here to find out about Alberta’s latest tax rebates and news.
Watch videos about Albertans from different cultural backgrounds talking about the province they call home.
Date Updated: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 03:37:59