Calculate the carbon tax credit for Manitoba residents in 2019


What is the Climate action incentive?

Climate action incentive is generally known as CAI. This is the carbon tax rebates that Canadian government gives to its citizens of specific provinces. According to Canadian government residents of Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan will receive a tax credit called the Climate Action Incentive when they file their 2019 tax return in early 2020 -an effort to protect the environment, grow the economy and increase your refund.

Am I eligible for Carbon tax rebates for 2019?

Only one person per family (you or your spouse or common-law partner) can claim the CAI payment.

You can claim the CAI payment if on December 31, 2019, you were:

  • a resident of:
    • Alberta
    • Saskatchewan
    • Manitoba
    • Ontario
  • 18 years of age or older, or
    • If younger than 18, so long as you:
    • had a spouse or a common-law partner, or
    • were a parent who lived with their child

You cannot claim CAI payments if at any time in 2019 you were any of the following:

  1. Non Canadian resident
  2. If you were in prison for 90 days or more.
  3. If you had a government job in other country
  4. And if you are a person for whom a children’s special allowance was payable.

To know more about the eligibility please visit Climate action incentive page on the Government of canada website.

Do I qualify for the supplement of 10% on CAI ?

Yes you do qualify for the supplement of 10% on CAI if you are a resident of Canada residing outside Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) of Manitoba.

To know more about it please visit this Government page here.

How much rebate could you expect?

Type of situation Credit
Basic Amount $243
Spouse or common-law partner credit $121
Qualified dependant rebate $61
Single parent’s qualified dependant amount $121

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