Taxes and benefits

Learn about taxes in Ontario and what they support, including tax credits you can get to help you with living and business costs.

Financial support

For people

Benefit and tax credit programs for people living in Ontario, including targeted programs for children, people with disabilities, seniors, students and women.

For businesses

Tax credits to help businesses lower costs and hire and train new employees.

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Income and employment support to help people with disabilities live as independently as possible.

Ontario Trillium Benefit

Helps you pay for the cost of energy and recover a portion of the sales and property taxes you've paid.

Ontario Works

Learn how you can get financial assistance to cover the costs of living and help find a job.

Tax credit calculator

You and your family could get money back by claiming tax credits and benefits on your income tax return.

Taxes and charges

Personal income tax

How to calculate, file and pay your personal income tax.

Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

What you need to know about the provincial portion of the HST, which is collected by the federal government when taxable goods or services are sold.

Employer Health Tax (EHT)

EHT is a payroll tax on remuneration paid to employees and former employees.

Other taxes

Learn more about the other taxes that may apply to you, your family or business.

Tax and interest rates

A list of tax rates and information about interest charged when payment is not received on time.

File and pay business taxes

Businesses can use ONT‑TAXS online to file tax returns, make payments and more.

Refunds and rebates

Find out if you qualify for land, gasoline, power takeoff, or other tax refunds and rebates.

Voluntary disclosure

A second chance to correct any mistakes you may have made on your tax return.

Ministry of Finance

Supports a strong economy and investment climate for Ontario while overseeing the province's tax system and ensuring accountability of public funds.