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2019 Payroll Deduction Table for Newfoundland and Labrador

The new year has started which means making updates to payroll deductions. To help you out, we’ve prepared a summary chart including all the 2019 rates for HAPSET, CPP, EI, taxes etc.




Health and Post-Secondary Education Tax (HAPSET)

Exemption Threshold is $1.3million

Based on payroll

Payroll tax of 2% on payrolls above exemption threshold

More information on the Dept. of Finance website.

Employment Insurance

Maximum Insurable earnings: $53,100

Maximum employee premium: $860.22

Maximum employer premium: $1,204.31

Employee: 1.62%

Employer 1.62 x 1.4 = 2.268%

Some employees related to the employer may be exempt from paying Employment Insurance - please read our article to learn more.


Maximum pensionable earnings: $57,400

Basic exemption: $3,500

Maximum employee premium: $2,748.90

Maximum employer premium: $2,748.90

Employer and employee contribution: 5.1%

Self-employed: 10.2%

Federal and Provincial income tax

Basic deduction:

  • Federal: $12,069
  • Provincial: $9,414

Workers' Compensation

Maximum insurable: $65,600 per person

Based on classification.

Want to reduce your WorkplaceNL bill? read our information on PRIME.

Minimum wageAs of April 1, 2018: $11.15