Did you know that Nunavut means “many fish” in Inuktitut? Well, then you may be from this remote Canadian territory!
Nunavut has a tax system similar to other Canadian provinces. Many of the provincial taxes and credits for residents of Nunavut compliment similar credits at the federal level, but there are some unique credits for residents of Nunavut.
Progressive Tax Rate Structure
As with most provinces, Nunavut uses a progressive tax structure.
The tax brackets increase each year, based on inflation. Visit the government of Nunavut’s Personal Income Tax page for this year’s tax bracket rates.
Nunavut’s Tax Rates for Tax Year 2017
- 4.0%: first $43,780
- 7.0%: over $43,780 up to $87,560
- 9.0%: over $87,560 up to $142,353
- 11.5%: over $142,353
- Cost of living tax credit: Residents can claim a refundable tax credit up to $1,200 to offset the high cost of living in Nunavut. Learn more.
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