Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Net federal income tax

Release date: May 3, 2017 Updated on: September 13, 2017


Net federal income tax on income received during the reference period. It is the federal income tax less the Quebec refundable abatement and the federal refundable Yukon First Nations abatement.

For the 2016 Census, the reference period is the calendar year 2015 for all income taxes variables.

Statistical unit(s)



Not applicable

Reported in

2016 (100% data)

Reported for

Population aged 15 years and over in private households

Question number(s)

Variable derived based on administrative tax and benefit records received from the Canada Revenue Agency.


Positive dollar value or nil


This variable is a component of income taxes.

For additional information about data collection method, coverage, reference period, concepts, data quality and intercensal comparability of the income data, refer to the Income Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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