On Thursday, September 30, 2021, Ontario Ministry of Finance offices will be closed in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. All payments and returns due to the ministry on September 30 will be accepted as being made on time if received on the next business day, Friday, October 1, 2021. Regular services will resume on Friday, October 1, 2021.


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:


Legislation

The ministry administers the following legislation:

Updated: September 24, 2021
Published: January 15, 2018