As one of Canada's largest metro regions and one of the most business-friendly places in North America, there's a real opportunity to grow and expand your business.
In the Edmonton region, it’s simpler than ever for your business to grow. The World Bank ranks Canada as the 3rd easiest country in the world to start a business. Alberta has the lowest combined corporate tax rate in Canada, and one of the lowest in North America.
In the Edmonton region, we support our entrepreneurs because we want you here. Our highly supportive business climate includes access to:
Provincial and Federal Incentive programs:
Local Incentive programs in the Edmonton region:
Alberta’s corporate tax rate of 8%, making the combined federal/provincial rate of 23%. This is the lowest tax rate in Canada and is among the lowest corporate tax rates in North America.
This makes the Edmonton region one of the most attractive regions in North America for employers to locate. We’re serious about being the most competitive jurisdiction to invest and do business in.
The combined federal/provincial corporate income tax rate in the Edmonton region is 23% (15% federal and 8% provincial) for general businesses and 11% (9% federal and 2% provincial) for small businesses with revenues below $500,000.
Albertans pay the lowest taxes in Canada (see Alberta Tax Plan for more information).
As of April 1, 2022, Albertans stopped paying a provincial fuel tax.
Many of Canada’s largest financial institutions are headquartered in the Edmonton region, including: