Newfoundland and Labrador – Provincial corporation tax

Important notice

A change to the higher rate of Newfoundland and Labrador corporation income tax has been announced. Go to What's new for corporations.

What's new for corporations

Lower rate

The lower rate of Newfoundland and Labrador income tax is 3% since July 1, 2014. It was previously 4%. The rate is prorated for tax years that straddle July 1, 2014.

This lower rate applies to taxable income earned in Newfoundland and Labrador that qualifies for the federal small business deduction.

Higher rate

The higher rate of income tax is 14%. This higher rate applies to taxable income earned in Newfoundland and Labrador that does not qualify for the federal small business deduction.

Note

These rates also apply to income earned in the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore area.

For more information, see Dual tax rates.

Reporting the tax

You can use Schedule 307, Newfoundland and Labrador Corporation Tax Calculation, to help you calculate the Newfoundland and Labrador tax before the credits are applied. You do not have to file it with your return. See the schedule for more details.

On line 200 and/or 205 of Schedule 5, Tax Calculation Supplementary – Corporations, enter the amount of tax calculated.

See also Newfoundland and Labrador capital tax on financial institutions.

Claiming the credits

Newfoundland and Labrador offers different tax credits. Details of each credit can be found in the following pages and their associated schedules:

Forms and publications

Government partners

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