Income Tax Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.))

Act current to 2015-08-04 and last amended on 2015-08-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Income not earned in a province
  •  (1) There shall be added to the tax otherwise payable under this Part by an individual for a taxation year the amount that bears the same relation to 48% of the tax otherwise payable under this Part by the individual for the year that

    • (a) the individual’s income for the year, other than the individual’s income earned in the year in a province,

    bears to

    • (b) the individual’s income for the year.

  • Marginal note:Amount deemed paid in prescribed manner

    (2) Each individual is deemed to have paid, in prescribed manner and on prescribed dates, on account of the individual’s tax under this Part for a taxation year an amount that bears the same relation to 3% of the tax otherwise payable under this Part by the individual for the year that

    • (a) the individual’s income earned in the year in a province that, on January 1, 1973, was a province providing schooling allowances within the meaning of the Youth Allowances Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1970,

    bears to

    • (b) the individual’s income for the year.

  • (2.1) [Repealed, 2001, c. 17, s. 103(2)]

  • Marginal note:Amount deemed paid

    (2.2) An individual is deemed to have paid on the last day of a taxation year, on account of the individual’s tax under this Part for the year, an amount equal to the individual’s income tax payable for the year to an Aboriginal government pursuant to a law of that government made in accordance with a tax sharing agreement between that government and the Government of Canada.

  • Definition of “the individual’s income for the year”

    (3) For the purpose of this section, “the individual’s income for the year” means

    • (a) if section 114 applies to the individual in respect of the year, the amount determined under paragraph 114(a) in respect of the individual for the year;

    • (b) if the individual was non-resident throughout the year, the individual’s taxable income earned in Canada for the year determined without reference to paragraphs 115(1)(d) to (f);

    • (c) in the case of an individual who is a specified individual in relation to the year, the individual’s income for the year computed without reference to paragraph 20(1)(ww); and

    • (d) in the case of a SIFT trust, the amount, if any, by which its income for the year determined without reference to this paragraph exceeds its taxable SIFT trust distributions (as defined in subsection 122(3)) for the year.

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (4) In this section,

    “income earned in the year in a province”

    « revenu gagné au cours de l’année dans une province »

    “income earned in the year in a province” means amounts determined under rules prescribed for the purpose of regulations made on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance;

    “tax otherwise payable under this Part”

    « impôt qu’il est par ailleurs tenu de payer en vertu de la présente partie » ou « impôt payable par ailleurs en vertu de la présente partie »

    “tax otherwise payable under this Part” by an individual for a taxation year means the total of

    • (a) the greater of

      • (i) the individual”s minimum amount for the year determined under section 127.51, and

      • (ii) the amount that, but for this section, would be the individual’s tax payable under this Part for the year if this Part were read without reference to

        • (A) subsection 117(2.1), section 119, subsection 120.4(2) and sections 126, 127, 127.4 and 127.41, and

        • (B) where the individual is a specified individual in relation to the year, section 121 in its application to dividends included in computing the individual’s split income for the year, and

    • (b) where the individual is a specified individual in relation to the year, the amount, if any, by which

      • (i) 29% of the individual’s split income for the year

      exceeds

      • (ii) the total of all amounts each of which is an amount that may be deducted under section 121 and that can reasonably be considered to be in respect of a dividend included in computing the individual’s split income for the year.

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. R.S., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.), s. 120;
  • 1999, c. 22, s. 43;
  • 2000, c. 19, s. 27;
  • 2001, c. 17, s. 103;
  • 2007, c. 29, s. 11, c. 35, s. 40.