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Northwest Territories Tax Tables 2021 - Tax Rates and Thresholds in Northwest Territories

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This page contains the tax table information used for the calculation of tax and payroll deductions in Northwest Territories in 2021. These tax tables are used for the tax and payroll calculators published on iCalculator™ CA, these tools are provided for your free use on our website. If you would like additional tax table information added to the tax calculators for Northwest Territories or would like to add to or suggest amendments to the information herein then please contact us.

Northwest Territories Personal Income Tax Tables in 2021

The Income tax rates and personal allowances in Northwest Territories are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the Northwest Territories Tax Calculator 2021.

Northwest Territories provides an annual "Basic Personal Amount" that is deducted from your total income to produce your taxable income in Northwest Territories in 2021:

Northwest Territories Basic Personal Amount in 2021
Residence StatusStandard Deduction
Resident$ 15,243.00
Non-resident$ 15,243.00

In Canada the personal allowance, also known as the basic personal amount, plays a critical role in the calculation of income tax for individuals. Here's an overview of how this works:

Understanding the Basic Personal Amount

Definition: The basic personal amount is a non-refundable tax credit that every individual can claim on their income tax return. It represents a portion of income that is not subject to tax.

Purpose: This allowance aims to provide all taxpayers with a basic level of income that is exempt from taxation, thereby ensuring that those with minimal income are not burdened by income tax.

Personal Allowance in Canada for 2021

Amount: As of 2021, the basic personal amount in Canada is set at $ 15,243.00. This amount is adjusted annually to account for inflation and other economic factors.

Calculation: To calculate the tax credit, this amount is multiplied by the lowest Federal tax rate. In Canada, the lowest rate is 5.9%, making the tax credit worth approximately $ 899.34 ($ 15,243.00 x 5.9%).

Impact on Taxable Income: This tax credit is then subtracted from the total federal tax calculated on an individual's taxable income. Essentially, it lowers the amount of tax payable by the taxpayer. the same approach is used for provincial income tax credits, see the respective province for further details (see link in menu).

Northwest Territories Residents Federal Income Tax Tables in 2021
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
5.9%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 44,396.00
8.6%Income from $ 44,396.01 to $ 88,796.00
12.2%Income from $ 88,796.01 to $ 144,362.00
14.05%Income from $ 144,362.01 and above
Northwest Territories Non-residents Federal Income Tax Tables in 2021
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
5.9%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 44,396.00
8.6%Income from $ 44,396.01 to $ 88,796.00
12.2%Income from $ 88,796.01 to $ 144,362.00
14.05%Income from $ 144,362.01 and above

Northwest Territories Social Security Rates in 2021

The National Insurance rates below are the standard rates for most provinces across Canada. In Quebec, the EI premium rates are different due to the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan. Quebec also has it's own pension plan (QPP) elements which replaces the standard Canada Pesnion Plan (CPP). For 2021, the employment insurance premium rates for employees who are residents of Quebec can be found here.

Northwest Territories Social Security in 2021: Rates for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployerTotal
Canada Pension Plan (CPP)5.95%5.95%11.9%
Employment Insurance (EI)1.63%2.282%3.912%
Northwest Territories Social Security in 2021: Thresholds for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployer
Min. EarningsMax. ContributionMin. EarningsMax. Contribution
Canada Pension Plan (CPP)$ 3,500.00$ 66,600.00$ 3,500.00$ 66,600.00
Employment Insurance (EI)n/a$ 61,500.00n/a$ 61,500.00

Northwest Territories GST Rates in 2021

GST rates for Northwest Territories are reviewed annually, you can use the GST Calculator to calculate GST due in Northwest Territories or use the Reverse GST Calculator to calculate the net cost of goods/services after deducting GST.

Northwest Territories GST Rates
GST RateGST Description
5%Standard Rate

Historic Tax Tables supported for Northwest Territories

The following tax tables are supported by iCalculator™ CA as part of the suite of free tax tools we provide for Northwest Territories.