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    Saturday, February 17, 2018

Questions and answers for those undergoing an audit.

Information on the fees paid on ready-to-serve beverage products. 

Find out statistics about Saskatchewan, including information on our economy, our labour force, population and more. 
Corporations and businesses in Saskatchewan must also pay some taxes in order for the Government of Saskatchewan to fund public programs and services.  A list of corporate taxes can be found here. 

The 2015 Budget introduced at a tax rebate to encourage new investment in primary steel production.

A personal income tax credit to recognize the costs associated with purchasing, replacing and upgrading eligible tools by qualifying employees as a condition of their employment.  The 2017-18 Budget announced the elimination of the Employees’ Tool Tax Credit, effective for the 2017 taxation year.

Introduced in 2001, this tax credit is applicable to capital gains arising from dispotisions that take place in the 2001 and subsequent taxation years.

This tax applies to insurance companies for all fire insurance premiums.

Tax information on fuel and tobacco purchases for Status Indians on reserves. 

A Provincial non refundable income tax credit of up to $1,100 to eligible taxpayers on qualified homes purchased after December 31, 2011.

Information about fuel tax programs and about the taxes imposed on persons importing fuel into the province, exporting fuel, or purchasing fuel in Saskatchewan for sale or for their own use or consumption.

The Planning, Accountability and Reporting Branch (formerly Performance Management Branch) supports planning and reporting efforts across government.

Information on the tax collected from insurance companies that do business in Saskatchewan. 

Carriers operating in Saskatchewan are required to pay tax on the fuel consumed in the Province. This is done under the provisions of the International Fuel tax Agreement (IFTA).

The International Registration Plan (IRP) provides for the apportionment of vehicle registration fees and is administered by Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI). 

Find out about the incentives and tax credits you can get for investing in Saskatchewan! 

The Liquor Consumption Tax is a 10% tax on the total selling price of beer, wine, and spirits.

The 2015 Budget introduced a non-refundable tax credit targeted to the creation of new jobs by manufacturers and processors in support of the goal to double Saskatchewan's exports by 2020.

Information on the non-refundable income tax credit designed to encourage plant and equipment investment in Saskatchewan. 

Saskatchewan-based manufacturing and processing firms with a high allocation of income to Saskatchewan will receive a significant reduction in their corporate income tax rate.

This is a tax on gross motor vehicle insurance premiums.

These fees are collected by SGI and are charged on vehicle registrations, permits, licences and other services. 

The Government of Saskatchewan collects various personal taxes from residents to raise revenue to pay for public programs and services.  Here's a list of our province's personal taxes. 

The Political Contribution Tax Credit allows donors to qualifying political parties or election candidates to claim a provincial tax credit against Saskatchewan personal or corporate income taxes payable.

The Prorated Vehicle Tax (PVT) allows for the payment of tax by all registrants of an interjurisdictional vehicle, based on their proportionate travel in Saskatchewan.

Each year the provincial government prepares a detailed budget to show the government's plan for spending and raising money.

The Provincial Sales Tax is a 6% sales tax which applies to the purchase, importation, or rental of certain goods and services. Businesses that sell taxable goods or services in the Province are required to obtain a Provincial Sales Tax vendor's license.

Following the end of each fiscal year (March 31), the Government of Saskatchewan prepares the Public Accounts which are published in two volumes. A Financial Statements Compendium is also compiled.

PEBA administers a wide range of pension and benefits plans for public sector employees including executive government, Crown corporations and government funded bodies. 

Quarterly reports are tabled three times a year (first quarter, mid-year, third quarter) to supplement and report on information detailed in each years Provincial Budget.

Rental Housing Rebate or Corporate Income Tax Rebate on New Rental Housing (CITR program) is designed to encourage investment in new rental housing units. 

The Research and Development (R&D) Credit encourages R&D activity in Saskatchewan.

The Royalty Tax Rebate (RTR) helps to offset the provincial portion of income taxes that are payable as a result of the federal government's decision to disallow provincial royalties and similar taxes as deductions in determining taxable income.

Saskatchewan Finance is committed to providing convenient electronic service options - you can find our electronic tax services here. 

The Low-Income Tax Credit is designed to help offset a portion of taxes paid by lower income provincial residents.  The credit is fully refundable, meaning that a person does not have to pay income tax in order to receive the benefits.  A recipient must file an income tax return as a resident of Saskatchewan and meet income and family criteria to be eligible for benefits.

In 2007, over $183 million in Saskatchewan Savings Bonds were sold.  The bonds are a safe and secure way to invest in the future of Saskatchewan.

Find out about the tax incentives and tax credits offered by the Government of Saskatchewan to individuals and corporations.

Information about tobacco tax programs and the taxes imposed on tobacco that is imported into Saskatchewan or purchased in the province for sale or for own use or consumption.

Tax Refunds may be claimed by completing and submitting the appropriate form below, along with supporting documentation such as copies of invoices and other relevant documents. Only the person who paid the tax is eligible for a refund.

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