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Income Tax Section - 2016

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April 21, 2016

The following International Business Activity (IBA) forms have been revised to include your 5-digit account number:

  • Application for Registration of a Corporation (FIN 574)
  • Schedule A - Amalgamation (FIN 574A)
  • Application for Registration of an IB Specialist (FIN 566)
  • IBA Tax Refund of an International Patent Business (FIN 546)
  • IBA Tax Refund of a Corporation (FIN 578)
  • IBA Tax Refund of an IB Specialist (FIN 550)
  • Authorization or Cancellation of a Representative (FIN 564)


February 16, 2016

The provincial government announced its 2016 Budget on February 16, 2016. Programs administered by the Income Taxation Branch are amended as a result. Learn more at B.C. Provincial Budget Tax Changes.


January 19, 2016

Information Sheet 2016-003, BC Basic Personal Income Tax Credits: 2006 - 2014. This information sheet lists previous years' basic personal income tax credits. Current year basic tax credits can be found on our website at
Information Sheet 2016-004, Personal Income Tax Rates: 2006 - 2014. This information sheet lists previous years' personal income tax rates. Current rates can be found on our website at

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