Published | Category : Income tax - individuals
Gradual Elimination of the Health Contribution as of January 1, 2017
The health contribution will be phased out beginning in 2017 and will be completely eliminated by 2019.
Low-income tax payers will no longer have to pay the health contribution as of 2017, since the income threshold at which it becomes payable will be set at more than $40,000.
The maximum amount payable for middle-income tax payers will decline to $125 in 2017 and $80 in 2018, and for high-income tax payers, it will decline to $800 in 2017 and $600 in 2018.
For more information, see page A.5 of the Ministère des Finances document entitled Additional Information 2015-2016 (PDF – 1.96 Mb).