CPP Rates and maximums for self-employed

The following tables show the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) rates and maximums for self-employed:

Canada Pension Plan for self-employed

Employment insurance for self-employed

 CPP rate for the self-employed from 2012 to 2014

Changes to CPP rates and maximum for 2015

Year 2014 2013 2012
Rate for self-employed 9.9% 9.9% 9.9%
Maximum pensionable earnings $52,500 $51,100 $50,100
Basic exemption $3,500 $3,500 $3,500
Maximum contributory earnings $49,000 $47,600 $46,600
Self-employed maximum contribution $4,851.00 $4,712.40 $4,613.40

 CPP rate for the self-employed from 2008 to 2011

Year 2011 2010 2009 2008
Rate for self-employed 9.9% 9.9% 9.9% 9.9%
Maximum pensionable earnings $48,300 $47,200 $46,300 $44,900
Basic exemption $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500
Maximum contributory earnings $44,800 $43,700 $42,800 $41,400
Self-employed maximum contribution $4,435.20 $4,326.30 $4,237.20 $4,098.60

 CPP Rates and maximums for self-employed 2000 - 2007

 

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