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Do You Qualify for the Apprenticeship Tax Credits?

creditsIf you hire apprentices then you could receive up to $16,500 in tax credits. Amounts vary by province.

Federal – Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit

The Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit is a non-refundable tax credit equal to 10% of the salaries and wages payable to eligible apprentices.

The maximum credit an employer can claim is $2,000 per year for each eligible apprentice.

Provincial Training Tax Credits

Each province has their own apprenticeship programs for employees and employers. The amounts vary based on level of training.

Yearly Maximum Provincial Tax Credit per Employee

Ontario $10,000
Manitoba $2,500
British Columbia  $6,000

The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan don’t have an employer tax credit for apprenticeship, though there are provincial grants and credits available to the employees.

Eligibility and requirements vary by province. Let us know if you’d like more information and we can meet to discuss the specifics for your business.Connect with your Local Tax Consultant to learn more