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Canada Pension Plan (CPP)

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Contribution Calculation

Rate/Amount 2023 2024
Contribution rate 5.95% 5.95%
Maximum annual allowable earnings $66,600.00 $68,500.00
Annual exemption $3,500.00 $3,500.00
Maximum annual pensionable earnings $63,100.00 $65,000.00
Maximum annual contribution (employee and employer) $3,754.45 $3,867.50
Maximum annual allowable earnings N/A $73,200.00
Annual exemption N/A $4,700.00
Maximum annual pensionable earnings N/A 4.00%
Maximum annual contribution (employee and employer) N/A $188.00

Basic Exemptions

Frequency 2023 2024
Weekly (52 pay periods) $67.30 $67.30
Bi-weekly (26 pay periods) $134.61 $134.61
Semi-monthly (24 pay periods) $145.83 $145.83
Monthly (12 pay periods) $291.66 $291.66
Annually $3,500.00 $3,500.00

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