Credits, Benefits and Incentives

For Businesses

The 2020 Ontario Budget - Ontario's Action Plan: Protect, Support, Recover is proposing changes to various cultural media tax credits and the Research and Development Tax Credit.
Learn more.

The March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update, Ontario's Action Plan 2020 Responding to COVID‑19 is proposing changes to the Taxation Act, 2007. Learn more.

A number of tax credits and incentives are available to businesses in Ontario to help lower costs, hire/train workers, compete in the marketplace and support various sectors.

Below you'll find a list of tax credits and incentives available to businesses and learn more about how to receive them.


Refundable tax credits are available to employers who hire and train apprentices in certain skilled trades and eligible university or college students enrolled in a recognized post-secondary co‑operative education program.

Cultural Media

The Ontario Government offers a suite of cultural media tax credits. The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) assesses and certifies company and product eligibility for the cultural media tax credits.


Research and Innovation

Regional Investment

A new refundable corporate income tax credit is available to support businesses that construct, renovate or acquire eligible commercial and industrial buildings in designated regions across Ontario:

Other Tax Credits and Incentives

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