What are the payroll tax rate changes for 2020 for withholdings?
Payroll tax rates change every year and it is important for you to know the correct rates when preparing payroll remittances. See below for updated rates for 2020 with 2019 comparison.
|Canada Pension Plan||2019||2020|
|Annual maximum pensionable earnings||$57,400||$58,700|
|Annual basic exemption||$3,500||$3,500|
|Annual maximum employee contribution||$2,748.90||$2,898.00|
|Annual maximum employer contribution||$2,748.90||$2,898.00|
|Annual maximum insurable earnings||$53,100||$54,200|
|Employee contribution rate||1.62%||1.58%|
|Annual maximum employee contribution||$860.22||$856.36|
|Annual maximum employer contribution||$1,204.31||$1,198.90|
|Federal Tax Credits||2019||2020|
|Basic personal||$12,069||$12,298 or $13,229|
|Spouse/Equivalent to spouse||$12,069||$12,298 or $13,229|
|B.C. Provincial Tax Credits||2019||2020|
|Spouse/Equivalent to spouse||$9,147||$9,376|
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