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Income Tax Regulations

Version of section 3900 from 2007-09-27 to 2023-01-11:

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this section.

    income

    income of a taxpayer for a taxation year from mining operations in a province means the income, for the taxation year, that is derived from mining operations in the province as computed under the laws of the province that impose an eligible tax described in subsection (3). (revenu)

    mine

    mine includes any work or undertaking in which a mineral ore is extracted or produced and includes a quarry. (mine)

    mineral ore

    mineral ore includes an unprocessed mineral or mineral-bearing substance. (minerai)

    mining operations

    mining operations means

    • (a) the extraction or production of mineral ore from or in a mine;

    • (b) the transportation of mineral ore to the point of egress from the mine; and

    • (c) the processing of

      • (i) mineral ore (other than iron ore) to the prime metal stage or its equivalent, and

      • (ii) iron ore to a stage that is not beyond the pellet stage or its equivalent. (exploitation minière)

    non-Crown royalty

    non-Crown royalty means a royalty contingent on production of a mine or computed by reference to the amount or value of production from mining operations in a province but does not include a royalty that is payable to the Crown in right of Canada or a province. (redevance non gouvernementale)

    processing

    processing includes all forms of beneficiation, smelting and refining. (transformation)

  • (2) For the purpose of paragraph 20(1)(v) of the Act, the amount allowed in respect of taxes on income from mining operations of a taxpayer for a taxation year is the total of all amounts each of which is an eligible tax paid or payable by the taxpayer

    • (a) on the income of the taxpayer for the taxation year from mining operations; or

    • (b) on a non-Crown royalty included in computing the income of the taxpayer for the taxation year.

  • (3) An eligible tax referred to in subsection (2) is

    • (a) a tax, on the income of a taxpayer for a taxation year from mining operations in a province, that is

      • (i) levied under a law of the province,

      • (ii) imposed only on persons engaged in mining operations in the province, and

      • (iii) paid or payable to

        • (A) the province,

        • (B) an agent of Her Majesty in right of the province, or

        • (C) a municipality in the province, in lieu of taxes on property or on any interest, or for civil law any right, in property (other than in lieu of taxes on residential property or on any interest, or for civil law any right, in residential property); and

    • (b) a tax, on an amount received or receivable by a person as a non-Crown royalty, that is

      • (i) levied under a law of a province,

      • (ii) imposed specifically on persons who hold a non-crown royalty on mining operations in the province, and

      • (iii) paid or payable to the province or to an agent of Her Majesty in right of the province.

  • [NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text
  • see relevant amending Acts and regulations.]
  • SOR/78-377, s. 12
  • SOR/94-686, s. 23(F)
  • SOR/2006-207, s. 1
  • SOR/2007-212, s. 1
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