Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit 

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Government of Canada

If you hire an apprentice, you could get a tax credit equal to 10% of that person's salary. The maximum credit is $2,000 per year (per eligible apprentice).

You need to hire an apprentice who is:

  • In the first two years of an apprenticeship program registered with the government
  • In a trade like those listed under the Red Seal Trades
  • Working towards getting a certificate or licence in that trade

You can carry any unused credit back three years or carry it forward twenty years.

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