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Brandon’s municipal taxes for business are very competitive with cities across Canada. In 2016 KMPG’s International Guide to Business Location, Competitive Alternatives, ranked Brandon 3rd lowest of 34 Canadian cities surveyed. Within Manitoba, Brandon is a community that remains among the lowest commercial mill rates. It must be noted that Brandon does not levy a separate business tax.

 

City of Brandon Property Tax Mill Rates, 2021
   Municipal     Local Education   Foundation  Total
Residential 15.480 14.530 0   30.010 
Commercial 15.480 14.530 8.809  38.819

 

 Residential & Commercial Mill Rate Comparison (Education & Municpal combined)
Community Residential Mill Rate Commercial Mill Rate Business Tax
Brandon (2021) 30.010 38.819 0
Dauphin (2020) 33.638 42.466 0
Portage la Prairie (2021)   32.189 40.998 0
Steinbach (2021) 27.95 36.759 0
Thompson (2021) 46.620 55.429 3.99% of Annual Rental Value
**Winnipeg (2021) 27.744 36.647   4.84% of Annual Rental Value   

**Winnipeg, local education portion based on Winnipeg School Division.
See the Manitoba Assessment Branch website for more detail on how property taxes are assessed.
 

 

Corporate Taxes and Payroll Costs 2021 
Canada & Manitoba    Federal    Provincial Total
Total Federal & Provincial Corporate Income Tax Rate 15% 12% 27%
Total Federal & Provincial Small Business Income Tax Rate   9% 0% 9%
 
Provincial Retail Sales Tax 7.0%                           
Federal Goods & Services Tax (GST) 5.0%                           
 
Major Payroll Costs (Statutory)                           Rate
Employment Insurance  1.58% to maximum of $889.54
Canada Pension Plan  5.45% to a maximum of $3,166.45
Payroll Tax under $1.5 million  exempt
Payroll Tax - between $1.5 Million and $3.0 Million  4.3% on the amount in excess of $1.5 Million    
Payroll Tax -  Above $3.0 Million  2.15% of the total payroll  

Source: Manitoba Finance Canada Revenue Agency

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Brandon, MB R7A 6A2
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