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Ministère des Finances du Québec

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Contribution to the funding of public services
(Updated November 21, 2017)

  • The government collects revenue from various sources to fund public services for the general population and businesses. Personal income tax is the government’s main source of revenue.
  • While most Quebecers pay income tax, few know how this amount is broken down to fund public services.
  • Use the calculator to find out how your contribution to society, through your taxes, breaks down among the major missions of the State.

Where do your tax dollars go?


The calculator estimates the amount of income tax payable, on the basis of assumptions intended to reflect the most common situations. The calculator is meant to provide only an estimate. The exact amount is determined when you file your income tax return.