Ontario is making life more affordable with two new tax credits.
Learn about the new Ontario Child Care Tax Credit and the Low-Income Workers Tax Credit.

Find out more about the tax-free payment that helps pay for energy costs, sales and property tax.

Find out about Ontario benefit programs you may be eligible for.

The 2021 Budget brings Ontario’s response to $51 billion.

Find out how much money you could get if you file a tax return this year and calculate your tax credits.

What we do

  • support provincial fiscal, taxation and economic policy and support intergovernmental fiscal relations
  • manage the fiscal and financial affairs of the province, including the provincial budget, quarterly and mid-year updates (Fall Economic Statement) and work with Treasury Board Secretariat to prepare consolidated financial statements (public accounts)
  • oversee more than $150 billion in revenue to support investments in education, health care, transportation, infrastructure and skills
  • support people and businesses by providing a number of tax credit, incentive and benefit programs
  • encourage compliance with the province’s tax system through education and outreach and conducting enforcement activities like audits, inspections, investigations and forensic accounting
  • regulate the financial sector, including insurance, pension plan and mortgage providers
  • facilitate government interactions with the Financial Accountability Officer

Agencies, boards and commissions

The ministry is affiliated with the following independent agencies:


The ministry administers the following legislation:

Updated: October 04, 2021
Published: January 15, 2018